Winnebago County
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DEADLINE: Letters of Interest Accepted for Democratic County Clerk Appointment

Date: Monday, 15 January, 2018 - Monday, 15 January, 2018

Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Location: County Board OfficeAttn: Chairman Frank Haney 404 Elm St, Ste 533 Rockford, IL 61101

Read the full December 18, 2017, announcement, here.

County Clerk Margie Mullin’s last day with the County is set for January 31, 2018. Mullins term expires with the November 2018 general election. She previously announced that she would not be seeking a fourth term. Four candidates will appear on the ballot in the March 20th primary election.

At their January 11 board meeting, the County Board will officially declare the position of County Clerk vacant effective January 31. Although the position can and will likely will be filled sooner, the vacancy must be filled within 60 days. Similar to other county appointments, the Chairman will recommend an appointee for approval by the County Board, a twenty-member governing body elected by district inside Winnebago County.

The selection criteria for the appointment will be based upon the applicant’s professional background, experience relative to the responsibilities of the position, ability to meet the time requirements of the position, and demonstrated willingness and ability to work with others.

Election code requires that prospective appointees:

To be considered for appointment:

Letters of interest will be accepted December 18, 2017, through January 15, 2018, addressed to Winnebago County Board Chairman Frank Haney, 404 Elm St, Rm 533, Rockford, IL 61101 or To apply for the County Clerk appointment, applicants must provide:

Names of applicants will be made available to the public.   

For more information about the roles and functions of the County Clerk’s Office:

Prepared by: Deputy County Administrator Julia Halsted | | (815) 319-4238.  

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Winnebago County
404 Elm Street
Rockford, IL 61101
OFC: (815) 319-4444

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