City Clerk - City of Galena

City Clerk

Mary Beth Hyde
City Clerk
P  815.777.1050
F  815.777.3083

The City Clerk has the responsibility of attending all meetings of the City Council and keeping a record of the proceedings in a journal. The Clerk is the official keeper of the City Seal and the records for the City such as ordinances, resolutions, agreements, easements, oaths, deeds, and various other documents.

The City Clerk handles the revisions and distributions of the Galena City Code as well as issues all Liquor Licenses. The Clerk’s office also performs a variety of other functions and works with the other City departments on a daily basis.

The City Clerk is a part-time elected position and is assisted by Deputy City Clerk, Sue Simmons.
City Clerk


The City of Galena
101 Green Street
Galena, Il 61036
T 815.777.1050
F 815.777.3083
Hours: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. M-F
About Us
The City of Galena is located in the unglaciated area of Northwest Illinois. Our rolling hills, history, 19th century architecture and opportunities for year round outdoor recreation attract nearly a million visitors a year. Galena is a safe, healthy and vibrant place to raise a family, start a business or enjoy retirement. Click here for a short video about Galena’s unique lifestyle.
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