Form of Government

The Village is governed by a President and six Trustees. The Village Trustees are elected at large and serve for a term of four years, with three Trustees slated for election at two year intervals.

The President is the chief executive officer and is elected to a four year term. The Village Clerk is the custodian of all official records for the Village and is also elected to a four year term. There is no Village Manager. Board meetings are open to the public and are held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month.

The Village adopted home rule on November 5, 1974. There are approximately 3,355 voters registered in the Village.

Voting Information

The Village of Stickney conducts voter registration at the Stickney Village Hall, 6533 Pershing Road.  Residents are eligible to vote upon reaching the age eighteen (18). Voters must present a valid Drivers License or State ID card, they must have lived in the Village for 30 days and provide proof of citizenship.  Person's changing address, whether within the Village itself, or having moved in from another town within Cook County must notify the voter registration office in the Cook County Building in Chicago.  Person's moving in from the city of Chicago or from another county or state must re-register to become eligible to vote. You can stop by the Village Hall Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm to register.

2nd Precinct

Edison School
4100 Scoville Ave

17th Precinct

Stickney Township North Clinic
6721 40th Street

19th & 23rd Precinct

Home Avenue School
4400 Home Ave
Click here to see a map of precinct boundaries

To register to vote, you must be:

  1. A U.S. citizen
  2. At least 18 years old by Election Day
  3. A resident of your precinct at least 30 days prior to Election Day

 You also must display two pieces of identification. Neither needs to be a photo ID, but one must include your current address. Acceptable forms of ID include:

  • Illinois driver’s license
  • Illinois state ID
  • Employee or student ID
  • Credit card
  • Social security card
  • Birth certificate
  • Utility bill in applicant’s name
  • Mail postmarked to the applicant
  • Valid U.S. passport
  • Public aid ID card
  • Lease or rental contract

In Illinois, you do not declare affiliation with a political party when you register to vote. In primary elections, you may choose to vote a specific political party ballot on Election Day.
If you are interested in registering to vote, please visit the Village Clerk’s Office located at Village Hall.

The Village Clerk’s office monitors all elections, encourages voter registration, and assists with voter change of address. You may obtain all details about voting, including absentee applications ballot by calling the Village Clerk’s office at 708-749-4400.

For additional information please visit the following websites:
Cook County Clerk’s Office
Illinois State Board of Elections

External Taxing Bodies

  • Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago County of Cook

  • Cook County Health Facilities

  • Cook County Forest Preserve District

  • Stickney-Forest View Library

  • Township of Stickney