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Palos Hills Government Overview

The City of Palos Hills is a community of approximately 17,500 residents located Southwest of the City of Chicago in Cook County, in northeastern Illinois. City government is divided into executive and legislative branches. The Mayor is the chief executive while the City Council, 10 Aldermen elected from 5 wards, is the legislative body. Government priorities and activities are established in an appropriation ordinance usually adopted in April of each year. The City takes official action through the passage of ordinances and resolutions. In addition to the Mayor, Palos Hills' two other city-wide elected officials are the City Clerk and the City Treasurer.

 

City Government

Mayor Gerald R Bennett

Clerk Rudy Mulderink

Treasurer Kenneth Nolan

Council Committees

 
 
 

City Council

As the legislative body of the city, the City Council usually meets twice every month to exercise general and specific powers delegated by state statute.

The City Council votes on all proposed ordinances, grants, bond issues, land acquisitions and sales, zoning changes, Mayoral appointees, and other financial appropriations.

Mayor

Clerk

Treasurer

Alderman

Committees

Its 10 standing committees work with individual departments on the execution of city activities, and review proposed ordinances, resolutions and orders before they are voted on by the full council.

COMPLETE LISTING OF CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEES

 

City of Palos Hills • 10335 South Roberts Road • Palos Hills, IL 60465 • 708.598.3400