Village of Oak Park Trustee, Seat 1

Employer / Organization

Village of Oak Park

Next Election

Apr 06, 2021

Filing Window

Dec 14, 2020 - Dec 21, 2020


As the legislative body for the city, the members are responsible for the implementation of programs and services provided by the city. The council has appointment authority for positions such as city manager and city attorney, and also appoints citizens to various advisory committees. The city council often is responsible for voting on passage of the city's budget, which is normally submitted to the council by the mayor or elected executive official.

Application Guidelines
To run for this position you must contact the City Clerk first and be aware that the filing window is one week long, which is 113 days prior to the election to 106 days prior to the election. If you are considering running, contact the City Clerk as soon as possible to verify that your address is eligible to run for the position you are considering, and to clarify the requirements for running (petition signatures, filing fees, etc.) The City Clerks are the administrators for the elections and their purpose is to help voters and candidates, so contact them as soon as possible. Additionally, please use the weblink to the Candidate Guide provided by the State of Illinois on this page.

Submit application to:
Oak Park Village Hall, 123 Madison St., Oak Park, IL, 60302, US