City Council

Can I attend City meetings?

Citizens are encouraged to attend City meetings to become aware of and follow the issues of the City.   Please see the meeting agendas, under the Minutes & Agendas link on the homepage for a list of items to be discussed at the next City Council meeting.

How do I become involved with the City?

We encourage citizens to attend City Council meetings every Monday night at 6:15 pm at City Hall or Zoning Board of Appeals held the third Thursday of the month.  If you are interested in what will be discussed at various City meetings, please look at the meeting agenda under the Minutes & Agendas link on the homepage.

How do I contact someone at the City?

For a list of employees for the City of Loves Park, you can click on the Contacts drop-down menu on the homepage and select directory for a list of all City employees.  You may also visit the department pages and find contact information for each department.

What are aldermen for and who is my alderman?

Aldermen are elected officials that represent the citizens of Loves Park. The City is divided into 5 wards and each ward has 2 Aldermen that are elected to serve 4 year terms on the City Council. If you have a concern in your neighborhood, contact your aldermen to bring the issue to their attention. To check who your aldermen are, please click the Alderman button on the homepage.

What do I do if I want to speak at a City Council meeting?

If you wish to speak at a City Council meeting, please go to the City Clerk’s section of the Forms page and download the “Council Public Participation Request”, fill out the form and file with the Mayor’s Office by 5:00 PM the Friday prior to the City Council meeting.

What is discussed at City Council meetings?

City Council meetings discuss various issues relating to budget & purchasing, personnel, and planning & zoning. The current City Council meeting agenda & minutes of previous City Council meetings is available by clicking on the Minutes & Agendas button on the homepage.

When are City Council meetings?

City Council meetings are every Monday night at 6:00 pm in the Council Chambers at Loves Park City Hall, 100 Heart Blvd., Loves Park, IL 61111 . Meetings are not held on holidays.