The City Clerk, an elected official, attends meetings of the City Council, keeps records of its proceedings, and publishes and attests to all Ordinances and Resolutions passed by the Council. The Clerk is the keeper of all important documents relating to City business. The City Clerk is also the local election official and works closely with the office of Cook County Clerk, David Orr’s office.
Helpful information can be obtained at the Cook County Clerk's Office website. You can verify your registration, register to vote, view the election schedule and your sample ballot, find out your polling location, review referendum information, or download a voter registration form, voter registration card, or an application to Vote by Mail.
The Clerk's office is happy to assist with in-person voter registration at City Hall during normal business hours for those person who do not have access to a computer. Clerk hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. You must be a citizen of the United States and at least 18 years of age by the next election. Two forms of identification must be presented upon registering-neither of which need to be a photo id but one must include your current address.
In addition, the Clerk’s office also processes Raffle Licenses, Liquor Licenses, Solicitor Permits, Tag Day Permits, Block Party Permits, Special Event Permits, and Livery & Taxicab Licensing.
Park Ridge City Clerk Betty W. Henneman has served the Park Ridge community since 1984. She can be contacted at Contact Info if you require further assistance. Deputy City Clerk Cheryl Peterson was appointed in 2006 and serves as the assistant to Clerk Henneman and to Acting Mayor Marty Maloney. She can be contacted at Contact Info.
Click here to access information from the COOK COUNTY CLERK'S OFFICE.
March 2016 Election Information
key dates to remember
2/16 last day to register to vote
2/17 grace period registration
2/29 first day of early voting
3/10 last day to request a vote by mail ballot
3/14 last day of early voting and grace period voter registration/voting
3/15 Election day