Town Hall is located at

16 N. 4th street,
Chatsworth, Illinois 60921

Phone

(815) 635-3095

Hours of operation are

Mon - Fri:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Chatsworth Ordinances


CHAPTER 3

 

TOWN CLERK

 

 

SECTION:

3.1               Election; Term

3.2               Bond

3.3               Signature

3.4               Money Collected

3.5               Accounts

3.6               Records

3.7               Seal

3.8               Documents

3.9               Indices

3.10             Additional Duties

3.11             Vacancies

 

 

 

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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.

 

 

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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.

 

 

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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.

 

 

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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.

 

 

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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.

 

 

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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.

 

 

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3.7      SEAL: The Clerk shall be the custodian of the Town Seal, and shall affix its impression on documents whenever this is required.

 

 

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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.

 

 

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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.

 

 

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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.

 

 

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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.