Town Hall is located at16 N. 4th street,
Chatsworth, Illinois 60921
Hours of operation areMon - Fri:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
3.1 ELECTION; TERM: The Town Clerk shall be elected for a term of four years and shall be Town Clerk as provided by Statute.
3.2 BOND: Before entering upon his duties of office, the Town Clerk shall execute a bond in such amount as is provided by Statute, and file such bond with the Town Treasurer, conditioned upon the faithful performance of his duties.
3.3 SIGNATURE: The Town Clerk shall seal and attest all contracts of the Town and all licenses, permits and such other documents as shall require this formality.
3.4 MONEY COLLECTED: The Clerk shall turn over all money received by him on behalf of the Town to the Town Treasurer promptly upon receipt of the same; and with such money he shall give a statement as to the source thereof.
3.5 ACCOUNTS: The Clerk shall keep accounts showing all money received by him and the source and disposition thereof, and such other accounts as may be required by Statute or ordinance.
3.6 RECORDS: In addition to the record of ordinances and other records which the Clerk is required by Statute to keep, he shall keep a register of all licenses and permits issued and the payments thereof; a record showing all of the officers and regular employees of the Town and such other records as may be required by the Town.
3.7 SEAL: The Clerk shall be the custodian of the Town Seal, and shall affix its impression on documents whenever this is required.
3.8 DOCUMENTS: The Clerk shall be the custodian of all documents belonging to the Village which are not assigned to the custody of some other officer.
3.9 INDICES: The Clerk shall keep and maintain a proper index to all documents and records kept by him, so that ready access thereto and use thereof may be had.
3.10 ADDITIONAL DUTIES: In addition to the duties herein provided, the Clerk shall perform such other duties and functions as may be required by Statute or ordinance.
3.11 VACANCIES: In case the office of Town Clerk shall become vacant for any reason, the Mayor and Board of Trustees shall appoint a successor as provided by Statute.