The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois
 

County Board

County Board Districts

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Powers and Duties

The DuPage County Board holds all the powers of the County not assigned to elected officials or other boards. Overall, it is responsible for the management of County funds and business and also fiscal and regulatory powers. Policies and programs of the County Board are implemented through the levying of taxes and the appropriating of funds.

County Board Meetings

The County Board meets at 10:00 a.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month in County Board chambers on the third floor of the DuPage Center Administration Building, 421 N. County Farm Road, Wheaton. Special meetings may be called by the DuPage County Board Chairman or one-third of the members. Minutes of all Board proceedings are available for public inspection at the office of the County Clerk, DuPage Center Administration Building, Wheaton.

Open Meetings

All meetings of the Board are open to the public, and public comment is accepted for a maximum of 30 minutes at each meeting. Meetings may, by State Statute, be closed to the public in the event of discussion of certain items as defined in the Open Meetings Act.

Committees

The County Board operates on the committee system. Items concerning county government are discussed in depth by standing and special committees which then refer the items to the Board with recommendations for passage or denial.