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Thomas J. Pavlik, City Clerk
6700 West 26th Street
708-788-2660 ext. 3230
Fax 708-788-2675

Louise P. Sommese, Deputy Clerk
708-788-2660 ext. 3231

Linda L. Degutis, Deputy Clerk
708-788-2660 ext. 3232

The City Clerk’s office is responsible for many duties, whether imposed by statute or those customized to satisfy local needs. They include: keeping the City Seal and all municipal records; preparing, organizing and distributing proceedings of all City Council meetings; publication of legal notices and ordinances; City Archivist; and certain financial duties. The Clerk is also the City’s Freedom of Information Officer. In Berwyn, the City Clerk is also the Township Clerk and administers all Township matters, as well as fulfilling the position of Secretary to the Public Board of Health.

Additional functions of the City Clerk’s office are to monitor all elections, encourage voter registration, voter change of address. You may obtain all details about voting, including absentie applications ballot by calling the City Clerk’s office at extension 3232.  For more information, please visit the Cook County Clerk's website at In addition, please visit the State board of Elections website -- The Clerk’s office also accepts requests for block parties, organizational events, solicitation etc. that require the approval of the City Council.

Responsibilities of this office are mandated by the Statutes of the State of Illinois. They include the following:

•  To provide information on City of Berwyn Ordinances.
•  To keep records of City Council proceedings, minutes, and agendas.
•  To assist in the Public Information and Freedom of Information Process.
•  To function as the City Government's Archivist.


Guides: Forms:
City Hall Holiday Observances FOIA
Superblock Redevelopment Agreement  
2007 Audit Report - AFR  
2010 Township Holidays/Meetings  
BDC Transit Oriented Development Study - October 2008  
2009 City of Berwyn Budget - FINAL  
Proposed Amendments to the 2009 Proposed Budget Document  
Legal Notice - April 7th 2009 Elections  
Dollars for Scholars 2010 Press Release  
2008 CAFR Audit Report - Final  
Form-based Zoning Presentation  
FOIA Resolution 2010  
FOIA Rules and Regulations  
City of Berwyn Freedom of Information Act Public Directory  
2010 City of Berwyn Budget - FINAL
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