(65 ILCS 5/3.1-35-90)
(from Ch. 24, par. 3.1-35-90)
(a) The municipal clerk shall keep the
corporate seal, to be
provided by the corporate authorities, and all papers belonging to the
municipality the custody and control of which are not given to other
officers. The clerk shall attend all meetings of the corporate authorities including executive sessions and
keep a full record of their proceedings in the journal, except if the clerk is the subject matter of the meeting and his or her presence creates a conflict of interest.
The record of those proceedings shall be made available for public
inspection within 7 days after being approved or accepted by the
authorities as the official minutes of their proceedings.
(b) The municipal clerk shall have other duties prescribed by
the corporate authorities.
(c) Copies of all papers duly filed in the clerk's office and transcripts
journals and other records and files of the clerk's office, certified by the
the corporate seal, shall be evidence in all courts in like manner as if
the originals were produced.
(Source: P.A. 96-294, eff. 8-11-09.)