City Clerk

Duties & Responsibilities

Since 2013, the DeKalb City Council has assigned the City Clerk only the duties specifically set by Illinois statutes and local ordinances, which means the position is part-time.

The duties are as follows:

  • The City Clerk is the keeper of the City Seal. 
  • The City Clerk must attend all meetings of City Council including executive sessions.
  • The City Clerk takes roll call of all votes and notes the votes for the official record.
  • The City Clerk prepares all minutes of meetings held by City Council and maintains audio recordings of executive sessions.
  • Duties associated with municipal elections.
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Contact

Sasha Cohen, City Clerk 
Phone: 815-748-2095 
Fax: 815-748-2091 
E-mail: sasha.cohen@cityofdekalb.com

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