The purpose of the City Clerk, generally speaking, is to administer City record-keeping, legal publication and notification, elections, and City regulated licenses, under the direction of the Mayor.
In-depth, the City Clerk's duties and responsibilities also include planning and preparing the City Council meeting agenda materials, preparing motions and roll calls, recording and transcribing Council proceedings, and administering oaths of office. The City Clerk also prepares ordinances, resolutions, advertisements for bids, and legal notices.
Pursuant to the requirement of Public Act 97-609 a compensation schedule for any employee whose salary and benefits plan exceeds $75,000 is readily available in the Office of the City Clerk.
2020 Illinois Municipal Guide: http://www.il-municipalities.com/