The City Clerk is the first link to the citizens of Belleville and serves as the official custodian of the City's records. The Clerk is the local election authority for municipal elections and is responsible for the recording and management of documents including, but not limited to city council minutes, ordinances, resolutions, leases, contracts, deeds, and licenses/permits.
Calendar of Meetings
View the Council approved Calendar of Meetings for Boards, Committees, and Commissions.
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
The City of Belleville responds to public record requests in compliance with the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) (5 ILCS 140).
The most efficient way to request public records from the City of Belleville is through the link below. This portal helps the City efficiently administer and manage FOIA requests, and it provides the public with convenient 24-hour access to request and to receive public records.
Designated Freedom of Information Officer
Chief and Deputy FOIA Officers
Additional FOIA Information
St. Clair County, IL
The City Clerk often receives calls for information or documents that are only available through the St. Clair County Government offices. You can reach the St. Clair County offices via their website or by calling 618-277-6600.
The City Clerk is no longer the local registrar. All birth/death certificates and marriage licenses must be obtained from the office of the St. Clair County Clerk.