Village Clerk

  • Location Village Hall | Floor 1
  • Telephone 847.368.5540
  • Email rhume@vah.com
  • Hours 8am-5pm Weekdays

The Village Clerk administers elections, registers voters, issues business licenses, authors Village Board minutes, ensures access to Village records and fulfills ceremonial/official responsibilities. The Village Clerk acts as the compliance officer for Federal, State and local statutes such as the Public Records Act.  







Birth Certificates
Birth certificates can be obtained through the Cook County Clerk's office at www.cookcountyclerk.com.  
Duties of the Village Clerk

The Village Clerk's Office is responsible for the following duties: 

  • The Village Clerk attends all Board Meetings, records proceedings and is responsible for the Minutes from these Meetings.  
  • Maintenance of Extensive Historical Files and research of documents with the Village Clerk’s Information Center database that contains documents from the 1800’s.  
  • Maintain Index of the Village Board Minutes, all legal documents and Recording necessary documents with Cook County.  
  • Administration Oaths of Office to firefighters, policemen and members of Boards and Commissions.  
  • Preparation and distribution of notification to proper authorities with regard to Annexations.  
  • Preparation and distribution of the Calendar for Board of Trustee Meetings.  
  • Filing of the Treasurer’s Report and Tax Levy and Abatements with Cook County.  
  • Responsible for Ethics Statements for all Appointed and Elected Officials.  
  • Municipal Code questions and historical research.  
  • All Minutes, Ordinances, Resolutions and Agreements are stored as a permanent record in a fire-proof Vault.  
  • Elections Duties: Village Clerk prepares and accepts Nominating Petitions, conducts Lottery for placement on the ballot and Certification of the ballot to Cook County.  The Village Clerk is a Deputy Voter Registrar.

 

Hard Copies of the Municipal Code

The Code is updated with amendments approved by the Village Board of Trustees on a quarterly basis. Hard copies of the following Code chapters can be purchased at the Finance Department Front Counter:

  • Chapter 11: Food & Food Establishments | $2.00
  • Chapter 23: Building Regulations | $25.00.  Additional $5 fee for amendments
  • Chapter 24: Plumbing Regulations | $8.00
  • Chapter 25: Electricity Regulations | $17.00
  • Chapter 27: Fire Regulations | $4.00
  • Chapter 28: Zoning Regulations | $40.00
  • Chapter 29: Subdivision Control Regulations | $5.00
  • Chapter 30: Sign Regulations | $5.00
News
Early Voting Takes Place October 22 - November 5
Early voting will take place at Village Hall from October 22 - November 5. You can also request a mail ballot and find your polling place through the Cook County Clerk's Office website.... Read More
Early Voting Takes Place October 22 - November 5
Voting
Purchase Your 2019 Village Vehicle Sticker
The 2019 Village vehicle sticker is must be purchased by January 1, 2019. Purchase your sticker online and avoid long lines at Village Hall or mailing in your renewal form. The sticker must be displayed on the passenger-side of the front windshield o... Read More
Purchase Your 2019 Village Vehicle Sticker
2019 Vehicle Sticker
Register for Community Bike Ride October 6
A great 4-mile or 13-mile bike trip through Arlington Heights is planned for Saturday, October 6. The group will leave at 9:15 from North School Park. You can easily register online or at the park at 8 a.m. the morning of the event.... Read More
Register for Community Bike Ride October 6
Community Bike Ride
Make a Video for SAVE Challenge!
Local High School students are invited to participate in the SAVE Challenge where your video message could be chosen as a public service announcement to help educate everyone about the dangers of speeding.Unfortunately, speeding related fatalities ha... Read More
Make a Video for SAVE Challenge!
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