Thomas J. Pavlik, City Clerk
6700 West 26th Street
708-788-2660 ext. 3230
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 http://www.voterinfonet.com. In addition, please visit the State board of Elections website -- http://www.elections.il.gov. 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.