The City choses to use a contact form on the website to reduce the possibility of email harvesters scraping email addresses and then using them for spam purposes. Once contact has been initiated via the contact form, staff can respond and the user will then have an email address to add to their contact list. Click the green "Send an Email" button or green "Contact" button to communicate.

Kelli Bennewitz

Kelli Bennewitz

City Clerk

Phone: 309-345-3610
Departments: City Clerk's Office, Elected Officials

The City Clerk is the official record keeper of the City. All official documents of the City are kept in the City Clerk's office. The City Seal is the responsibility of the City Clerk and is used on official documents. The duties of the Clerk are found in the Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) and also in the Galesburg Municipal Code, Chapter 2, Administration. The Clerk is the Freedom of Information Officer and the Ethics Officer. The Clerk's office administers the fire and police pensions, maintains records for Linwood Cemetery and East Linwood Cemetery, and registers all contractors who do business in the City. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to serve the public.

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City of Galesburg, 55 W. Tompkins Street, Galesburg, IL 61402-1387, Phone: 309-343-4181