The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County is governed by an elected seven-member Board of Commissioners whose members represent one of six districts, with the City of Elmhurst in District 2, and a President elected by the county at large.
The County of DuPage is governed by an elected 19-member Board whose members represent six districts, with the City of Elmhurst in District 1 (north) and District 2 (south).
The Elmhurst Park District is a separate property tax-levying governing unit under the leadership of a seven-member Board of Commissioners whose community-elected members serve six-year terms.
The Elmhurst Public Library is governed by a nine-member citizen Board of Trustees whose members are appointed for three-year terms beginning July 1 by the Mayor with the consent of the Elmhurst City Council.
The City of Elmhurst is committed to provide responsive and superior governmental services in an environment of respect in order to protect and enhance the quality of life of those who live, work, visit, and conduct business in our community.
Except for 28 days prior to an election, Elmhurst residents may register to vote at any time at the City Clerk’s Office, Elmhurst City Hall, 209 North York Street, on Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.