Aleisha Patchin  
General Administration
Title: City Clerk
Phone: (309) 732-2010


Aleisha Patchin, City ClerkCity Hall
1528 Third Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201

Duties & Responsibilities
The Office of the City Clerk is responsible for preparation and distribution of City Council meeting agendas . The City Clerk attends all meetings of the City Council and is responsible for keeping records of the minutes of each meeting. The City Clerk maintains other records, including ordinances and contracts. A calendar of scheduled Council Meetings is issued annually by the City Clerk's office.

Freedom of Information
The City Clerk is the Freedom of Information officer for the City, and all requests for information are filed initially with this office. Requests are forwarded to the appropriate department for response, which are returned to the customer through the City Clerk's office.

City Elections
The City Clerk is the election official of the City. All filing of documents must be processed through the City Clerk's office. Packets of election information and forms are prepared by the city clerk in September prior to the election year and are available to the persons interested in becoming an elected official. These individuals that have completed the requirements may file for their office in November with the City Clerk.

Annual & Temporary Business Licenses
The City Clerk issues a number of annual and temporary licenses for the City, some of which include tree trimming, plaza uses (vendors, events, cafes, etc.), itinerant merchants, taxi cab businesses, tobacco dealers, coin-operated game machines, pawn shops, raffles, sound amplification, etc. The City Clerk also coordinates all requests for street closings, block parties, races, runs, parades, etc., which utilize City streets.

Annual Statement of Economic Interest
The City Clerk is responsible for the listing of all staff members and commission / board members that need to complete an annual statement of economic interest for Rock Island County.

 

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