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Village Government
  The Village of Barrington is a non-home rule municipality which functions under the council-manager form of government with a Village President and a six-member Board of Trustees who act as the policy-making body and are elected at-large. Policy recommendations are normally made by one of the four standing committees that include Administrative Services/Finance; Planning, Zoning, and Economic Development; Public Safety; and Public Works. Day-to-day administrative functions are the responsibility of the Village Manager, who is appointed by the Board.

If you have questions or need assistance regarding Village services, please contact the appropriate department personnel who will be glad to assist you. A department directory is included as an attachment to this guide.

   
   
Village Board Meetings
  The Village Board meets at 8:00 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of each month at the Village Hall.

You may want to come to the Board meetings to learn about Village issues or to comment on one of your concerns; an open forum called "Citizens Registration" is scheduled during each Board meeting for residents who wish to express their opinions.

   
   
Village Monthly Report
 

At the beginning of every month, you will receive the Village's newsletter, The Village Report, which contains important information regarding Village activities, future events, and Village services. Please take the time to read this meaningful newsletter.

   
   
Voter Registration
 

If you are at least 18 years old, a U.S. citizen, and have resided in your precinct for thirty days prior to the election, remember to register to vote. Bring two forms of identification, one with your current address, to the Village Hall; the receptionist will help you register. Registration will usually close about 28-30 days before an election.