The Office of the Village Clerk Kristy Merrill offers scholarships to children the opportunity to participate in enrichment programs in the arts, music and sports.
The Office of the Village Clerk Kristy Merrill coordinates several community events throughout the year. Subscribe to our calendar for updates.
Public notices, agendas, and minutes of meetings are posted online and at Village Hall in the Office of Village Clerk Kristy Merrill.
Village Board Meetings are held at the Village Hall Council Chambers the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the every month at 7:00 pm. Additionally, other appointed volunteer committees, commissions, and boards also hold regularly scheduled meetings. Learn about volunteering and being appointed to a committee, commission or board.
The Rules of Order provide for members of the general public to address the Village Board with concerns or comments regarding issues that are relevant to the Village business. Committee and Commission regular meetings also have a townhall opportunity for the public to address the public body.
Voter registration is available online, by mail, in person, as well as, Election Day.
Voters may cast a ballot by Early Voting, Voting By Mail, or on Election Day at their assigned poll.
Elections for the Village President, Village Clerk and Trustees are held biennially on the first Tuesday in April in odd-numbered years.
Alarm Licenses are administered in the Inspectional Services Division of the Fire Department. Whether commercial or residential, no person shall install, operate or maintain a signaling device over a signal line to the monitoring system at the police department or to a privately operated central station, without first obtaining an annual permit. Chapter 78 Article V
Business Licenses are administered in the Inspectional Services Division of the Fire Department. No person, firm, or corporation shall conduct, engage in, or maintain, operate, carry on, or manage any commercial establishment or activity either by himself or itself, or through an agent, employee, or partner, without first having obtained a license for such activity or commercial establishment. Chapter 58 of the municipal code is designed to provide for the means whereby the village may render the necessary inspections and services to commercial establishments and commercial activities in order to promote, protect, and safeguard the public health, safety, and welfare of the residents and consumers of the village and to enable the effecting of an accurate record of commercial establishments located and carrying on commercial activities or commerce within the village.
Block Parties are for Hanover Park residents who live on a residential street and wish to have a party with their neighbors. Street closures would need to be approved. All applications for a Block Party should be submitted to the Clerks office at least 30-days prior to the event.
It shall be unlawful for any person 18 years of age or older to engage in peddling or solicitation activities within the village without first obtaining a permit issued by the village clerk; unless, they are exempted from the provisions of Chapter 58 Article IX.
The soliciting agency shall be registered with the attorney general as a charitable organization as provided by the Solicitation for Charity Act (225 ILCS 460/0.01 et seq.) and engaged in a statewide fund-raising activity.
"NO SOLICITATION" LIST
The Clerk's Office will maintain a "No Solicitation" list of those persons who request to restrict solicitation on their property by canvassers, peddlers, and solicitors. If an exempt canvasser chooses not to apply for an identification card, it will be the responsibility of that canvasser to obtain a copy of the "No Solicitation" list.
It shall be unlawful to set up or promote any raffle or sell, offer for sale or transfer any ticket or share for any raffle within the village without first having secured a raffle license therefor as provided in Chapter 58 Article XVII.
Special Event applications are needed when businesses in Hanover Park would like to promote their business through sidewalk sales, live entertainment, festivals, and more. These events require a Village Permit and the application must be submitted at least 60-days prior to to the event. The fee for each special event permit is $35.00
The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) provides for the public to gain access to government records. Any person who wishes to inspect and/or obtain copies of public records from the Village of Hanover Park may submit a written FOIA request.
All contracts and agreements over an amount of $20,000 that are approved by the Village Board are available to the public upon final execution.
The Municipal Code of Ordinances is available online. Newly adopted ordinances amending the code are listed in the initial content page and are codified throughout the year. A paper copy of the book of ordinances is also available in at the Office of Village Clerk Kristy Merrill.
Information regarding open bids and result tabulations, as well as, open Requests for Proposals RFPs and Request for Quotes RFQs.
FOreclosure notices and Confirmations
llinois State Public Act 96-0856 requires banks and lenders to notify the municipality in the event that a residential property will be undergoing foreclosure proceedings. Lenders must also notify the municipality of the confirmation order at the end of the court proceedings.
Notice of Foreclosure, and Notice of Confirmation Order, should be sent to the attention of the Village Clerk, as follows:
Kristy Merrill, Village Clerk, 2121 Lake Street, Hanover Park, IL 60133
HANOVER PARK 2020 CENSUS
LLÉNELO AQUÍ 👉 WWW.MY2020CENSUS.GOV
Si completa el censo todos ganamos. #HazteContar
FILL IT OUT HERE 👉 WWW.MY2020CENSUS.GOV
If you fill out the Census we all win. #BeCounted
"CENSUS WEEK" SELFIE CONTEST
Join "Census Week". Hanover Park launches, between July 13 and July 17, an open giveaway for people over 18, who fill out the census form and share a photo or video via social media. They must use the hashtag #BeCountedHP2020.
A winner will be randomly selected and each will receive a $ 200 gift card for a social business.
To enter, you just have to post an individual photo or video in which you appear alone, no more than 60 seconds, on your Facebook page. You must use the hashtag # HazteContarHP2020 in the post, which must be uploaded before July 17, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. CT.
The page in the social networks in which you publish the entry must be public so that we can see it. Photos, videos, comments and / or entries with third party material, trademarks, images of celebrities (living or deceased) will be disqualified. Incorrect labels are also not allowed as they will result in disqualification.
Winners will be selected around July 17, 2020 from all eligible entrants. They will be notified within two days of being selected by Facebook messenger. No need to buy or pay to win.
"Semana Del Censo" Concurso de SELFIE
Únase a la "Semana del Censo". Hanover Park lanza, entre el 13 y el 17 de julio, un sorteo abierto para personas mayores de 18 años, que llenan el formulario del censo y comparten una foto o video a través de las redes sociales. Deben usar el hashtag # HazteContarHP2020.
Se seleccionará al azar un ganador y cada uno recibirá una tarjeta de regalo de $ 200 para un negocio social.
Para ingresar, solo tiene que publicar una foto o video individual en el que aparezca solo, no más de 60 segundos, en su página de Facebook. Debe usar el hashtag # HazteContarHP2020 en la publicación, que debe cargarse antes del 17 de julio de 2020 a las 4:00 p.m. CT.
La página en las redes sociales en la que publica la entrada debe ser pública para que podamos verla. Las fotos, videos, comentarios y / o entradas con material de terceros, marcas registradas, imágenes de celebridades (vivas o fallecidas) serán descalificadas. Tampoco se permiten etiquetas incorrectas, ya que darán lugar a la descalificación.
Los ganadores serán seleccionados alrededor del 17 de julio de 2020 entre todos los participantes elegibles. Serán notificados dentro de los dos días de haber sido seleccionados por Facebook Messenger. No es necesario comprar ni pagar para ganar.
The Village Clerk, an elected official, is the keeper of the official records of the municipality and maintains accurate records of the proceedings of the President and Board of Trustees. The Village Clerk maintains a file of ordinances, resolutions, bonds, contracts, and agreements which are a part of the official records of the Village. Legal publications for the Village such as public hearings, notices of annexation, etc., are published by the Village Clerk.
The Village Clerk is the local election official. The Village Clerk is responsible for issuance of solicitors’ permits, special event permits, raffle licenses, taxi licenses, business licenses and liquor licenses. The Clerk also serves as Secretary to the Liquor Commission, recording the proceedings of the commission and issuing all licenses as directed by the commission. In addition, the Clerk maintains an up-to-date municipal code and prepares the monthly calendar of meetings.
Village information has its greatest impact when delivered in person. Village officials and staff members are available for speaking engagements through the Speakers Bureau. Upon request, the Village Clerk will arrange for an elected official or member of the Village staff to speak for your organization or group. The Speakers Bureau has a whole range of topics. Please contact the Clerk during business hours (8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) for further information.