Village Clerk

The Village Clerk attends all meetings of the Village Board, keeps records of its proceedings, and publishes and attests to all resolutions and ordinances passed by the Board.  The Clerk maintains all official Board records, certifications and the Village seal. The Clerk also attests to all contracts of the Village and other documents.  The Village Clerk serves as the local election official and registrar for voters. The Village Clerk serves as the liaison to the Village President and Board of Trustees.

The mission of the Village Clerk's Office is to maximize public access to the Village's legislative process by maintaining the legislative history of the Village President and Board of Trustees.
 
Meeting Agendas and Minutes
Agendas are posted at the Village Hall and on the Village website 48 hours prior to each meeting in accordance with the Open Meetings Act. Meeting minutes are posted on the Village website after the Board approves them.

Municipal Ordinances
The Village Clerk maintains the Village Code of Ordinances. To view the Village of Niles Ordinances, please visit the Village Ordinances (link) page or Municode (link) website.


Prevailing Wage Rates

 
The State of Illinois requires public bodies to meet certain prerequisites in the issuing of bids and the letting of contracts for construction projects. The Illinois Prevailing Wage Act requires that the Village of Niles ascertain the prevailing rate of wages as defined in the Act. This Ordinance confirms that the general prevailing wage rates in this locality for laborers, mechanics, and other workers engaged in the construction of public works, is the same as determined by the Department of Labor of the State of Illinois.
2018 Prevailing Wage Ordinance
Illinois Department of Labor: Cook County

Licensing
Charitable Games License
Raffle License
 
Notary
A notary public is available at Village Hall during regular business hours at no charge to residents.  Please bring proof of identification and the unsigned document to Village Hall. You must sign the document in the presence of the notary.  Please note, the Village is unable to notarize real estate documents.