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Clerk's Office

The office of the City Clerk is charged with the responsibility of maintaining and preserving all books, records, papers, maps and other effects belonging to the City. In being the custodian of the official records of the community, the Clerk manages and records all public notices, resolutions, ordinances and official business taken during meetings. The office can also provide information and assistance for services such as notary public & voter registration.

The Clerk's office is also responsible for FOIA requests.  Please email all requests for documents to [email protected]

(any requests for Police Records should be directed to the Police Department at 618-251-3111)

Businesses or residents will need to apply for the following licenses or permits through the City Clerk’s office:

  • Liquor License
  • Arcade License
  • Mechanical Amusement Devices License
  • Business License and Registration
  • Garage Sale Permit
  • Restaurant License
  • Taxicab License
  • Cigarette Vending Machine License
  • Refuse Hauling License
  • Billboard License
  • Trailer Court License
  • Raffle License
  • Electrical License
  • Hotel/Motel License
  • Kennel License -if more than 2 dogs (note: this license requires an application to the Plan Commission and final approval from City Council)

For additional information or questions, please contact the City Clerk’s office at (618) 251-3100 - option 3

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