The Cook County Clerk's Office is committed to providing quality service to the public in a timely and efficient manner. Under state and county laws, the Clerk’s Office performs numerous duties including the following:
♦ Conducts elections and registers voters for suburban Cook County.
♦ Maintains and provides the public with copies of birth, death and marriage records; issues marriage licenses, notary public certifications, and assumed business name registrations.
♦ Sets tax rates and maintains real estate maps, local governmental tax levies, receives redemptions of delinquent property taxes and provides property tax information.
♦ Prepares agendas and publishes the Journal of Proceedings for all meetings of the Cook County Board of Commissioners.
♦ Receives and makes available to the public statements of economic interests, campaign finance reports and lobbyist registration and reports.
Recognizing that the best recommendations for improving services come from all staff as well as customers, we believe that ongoing dialogue with both groups is extremely valuable in our efforts to enhance performance and staff effectiveness. By continually improving our business practices through training, dialogue, and state of the art technology, it is goal to provide customers with an enjoyable office experience and our employees with a supportive and modern work environment. – less