Grant Park Village Officials

Bob Malkowski

Scott Dillman

Douglas Graves

Dana Dickson
Nancy Marcotte
Debra  L. Morgan
Marty Roth
Laura Veldhuizen
William Wold

Chief of Police
Carl Frey

John Bobera

Street Commissioner
Kyle Pleckham

Village Attorney
Jim Rowe

Statement of Purpose

The President and Village Board is the legislative body of the
Village with the Village President serving as Chief Executive
Officer. The President and Village Board provide direction for
Village operations, adopt ordinances, appoint personnel,
determine policy under which the Village operates, and
approve payment for all expenses and liabilities.

The Village Clerk maintains all Village records including
minutes, licenses, ordinances and resolutions; the Village
Clerk is also custodian of the Village seal, publishes legal
notices and oversees Village elections.

Village residents are also appointed to various Boards and
Commissions to advise and assist the President and Board in
policy-making decisions.
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Village of Grant Park
Small town living at its best!
Grant Park, IL

Village Board Meeting
Monday October 20  at 6:00pm
Village Hall
See below for Election information
Please visit our services
page for Grant Park
Police Department

Grant Park Village Trustees and Village President attended a
seminar this fall to discuss the future and potential of our
Village.  The seminar was hosted by The Verdae Group.
Grant Park Village Board was presented with the following
reports at our meeting on November 18, 2013.
You may view them at the Village Hall or at the link below.
Village of Grant Park
Strategic Planning Retreat
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Village of Grant Park
Streetscape Design Concept
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Conslidated Election - April 7, 2015

Offices to be Nominated:

Village President- 2 year term
Village Clerk- 2 year term  
Village Trustee (1) - 2 year term
Village Trustee(3)- 4 year term

Candidacy Requirements:
  Candidate must be a registered voter.
  Candidate must have resided in the village for one year prior to the date of the election of
     April 7, 2015.
 Candidate must not be in arrears in the payment of any tax or other indebtedness due to the Village.
 Candidate must not have been convicted in any court of the United States of any
       infamous crime, bribery, perjury or other felony.

Circulation of Petitions:
Petitions may NOT be circulated prior to
September 23, 2014.

Signature Requirement:
Petitions of New Political Parties must be signed by qualified voters numbering not less than 5% of the number
of voters who voted at the last regular election in the district  Petitions of independent candidates must be signed
by not less than 5%, nor more than 8% (or 50 more than the minimum, whichever is greater) of the number of
persons who voted at the last regular election in the district.  

When, What and Where to File:
Petitions must be filed with the Village Clerk between Monday, December 15, 2014 – Monday, December 22, 2014
during regular business hours (8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday) at the Village Hall located at106 West
Taylor Street, except on the last day (December 22, 2014,) the Village Clerk's office will be open until  5:00 p.m.  

Items to be filed with the Village Clerk:

1.      Statement of Candidacy

2.      Nominating petition sheets

3.      Loyalty Oath (The filing of the Loyalty Oath is optional)

4.      Receipt from the filing of the Statement of Economic Interests with the County Clerk

Note:  The above are excerpts taken out the State of Illinois “A Candidate’s Guide” and are not to be considered a
complete handbook.  If you would like a copy, please call 312-814-6440 or visit the State Board of Elections web
site at

PLEASE NOTE:  This information is provided as a public service.  The Village of Grant Park and the Village Clerk
make no representations regarding the accuracy or validity of the information.  For copies of the forms needed
please go to the State Board of Elections website listed above.  Be sure to consult with an attorney before taking
action based upon those forms.  Anyone who uses the forms does so at his/her own risk.