The DeKalb County Board met for its May meeting on Wednesday, the 18th. The Board voted and approved a new supervisor of assessments in anticipation of the retirement of long time Assessor, Margaret Whitwell. Robin Lynn Brunschon will serve as the County’s new Supervisor of Assessments.
Additionally, the Board approved for discussion the new boundary lines for the 2012 County Board District Map. (Click here for an interactive look). There will be an additional meeting for public and member input on June 7, at 6pm on the proposed boundary lines.
Lastly, the County Board failed to pass a resolution urging our local legislators to work on passing a bill to allow for the issuance of conceal and carry permits for firearms in Illinois.
Coming up for next month, the new County Highway Engineer Nathan Schwartz will assume his new duties as longtime Highway Engineer, Bill Lorence retires. Additionally, the first installment of the property tax bills are due on June 3.
It’s finally here, the new online home for the DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder’s Office! Log onto www.dekalbclerk.com for comprehensive explanations on the many services the office provides. The new online home has several phases, that over the next several months will enhance the online experience for residents and guests of DeKalb County.
Interested in seeing the proposed reapportionment lines for the entire State? The Illinois Senate has made their map available online by clicking here.
You can review the Illinois House of Representatives plan by clicking here.
Effective June 1: Civil Unions
On June 1, 2011, the DeKalb County Clerk’s office will begin to issue Civil Union Licenses. If you are interested in seeking this license, please visit our online resources to find out what forms of identification you will be required to present, learn more about the process, and stay up to date with our FAQ section.
Veterans Honor Roll
Anthony Carl Larweth, Clifford Lee Seldal, Michael R. Thirtle, Mathew Wayne Littlejohn, and Tom Henigan were inducted as the newest members to the Veterans Honor Roll at the last County Board meeting. Click here to visit the Veterans Honor Roll Home Page. If you want to see the photos from the induction ceremonies, click here. Thank you, to our Veterans.
The Clerk’s office has been busy! While we’ve just finished one Election, the next is right around the corner! Watching the County Board as they determine the boundaries for the next 10 years is also on our list in the office. Once the remap has been completed by the State and the County Board, it is up to the Clerk’s office to code a unique value to every voter in our County so we can ensure you’re voting for the right representatives. Click here to read more.