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Meeting Agenda / Board Docs

Public bodies may hold open or closed meetings by audio or video conference without a physically present quorum under the conditions described below.

Preparing for the Meeting

Disaster Declaration Required

First, the Governor or the Illinois Department of Public Health must make a disaster declaration for all of part of the public body’s jurisdiction related to public health concerns. The recent Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamations related to COVID-19 would satisfy this condition while they are in effect.

Employment Opportunities

The Village of Chatham employees help make local government more efficient and effective. We are committed to attracting and supporting a diverse workforce and offer competitive salaries and benefits that drive excellence.

The Village is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All applications will receive equal consideration regardless of race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, and other protected classes.

Village Meeting Videos

This channel has been created mainly for public board meetings.

Visit the Official Village of Chatham YouTube Channel

Livestream no longer works, Village Board Meetings can be viewed on YouTube Channel the following day.

Parks & Recreation

Chatham seeks to establish, maintain and enhance the community's park settings and recreational opportunities. In 2010 the Village initiated the first Public Parks and Recreation Commission. An appointed volunteer commission tasked with promoting and encouraging Chatham Parks and Recreation programs.

Ordinances & Resolutions & Motions

Village of Chatham, IL Complete Code of Ordinances (External Site)

Access the archive of Village Ordinances and Resolutions. The archive has documents dating as far back as 1933.

Ordinances and Resolutions Archive

Recycling Program

All residents and businesses are welcome and encouraged to participate, pick-up days vary by waste hauler. When contracting hauler inquire as to when collection days occur.
The recycle bin can be purchased at the Village Utility Office for a onetime non-refundable fee of $13.00.

Typical recycled items:

  • Plastics (must have the #1 or #2 on bottom)
  • Metal (aluminum, tin or bimetals)
  • Paper (newspaper, junk mail, and chip board like cereal boxes)

Contact your Waste Hauler for any additional questions.

Other Service Providers

A list of service providers external to the services offered by the Village of Chatham. Services include gas, telephone, Internet, waste, schools, and more