City Hall
10025 Bunkum Rd
Fairview Heights, IL 62208
618-489-2099 (fax)

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City Clerk



Karen KaufholdThe City Clerk’s Office is the official record keeper for the City and is responsible for maintaining all City Records. In addition, the Clerk’s Office prepares, maintains and files all City records, ordinances, resolutions, and official documents.

The Clerk and Deputy Clerk work in conjunction with the City Council to prepare City Council legislation, meeting minutes and recordings of City Council, Executive and specified committee meetings.

 The City Clerk’s Office provides the following services:

  • City Information
  • Photocopies
  • Business Licenses
  • Voter Registration
  • Notary Services
  • Collection of Fee’s

The City Clerk also serves as the City Collector and is responsible for the collection of City fees associated with the issuance of all permits, registrations, licenses, Hotel – Motel Taxes and other City fees.

The Clerk’s Office also is responsible for the managing insurance policies for the City including health, liability, property and workmen’s compensation insurance.

The Clerk’s Office is here to assist residents, visitors and businesses with information on the City! If you have a questions please don’t hesitate to ask, we are here to help!

The City Clerk’s staff includes:

City Clerk
Karen Kaufhold
Deputy Clerk/Supervisor Cathy Bryant Email
Clerk/Business Registration Kathy Frawley Email
Clerk/Licensing Cathy Garner Email
  • Issues all licenses and permits, and payments made thereon.
  • Record showing title, name, address and telephone number of all officers of the City.
  • Record of all Ordinances and Resolutions by title and in their entirety shall be maintained and available to City Officials for review.
  • Custodian of all documents belonging to the City, which are not assigned to the custody of some other officer of the City.
  • Custodian of the City Seal
  • Maintain an official calendar for municipal use only showing all duties the City must perform on specific dates by law.
  • In addition to the above-mentioned duties, the Clerk shall perform such duties and functions as may be required by Illinois Compiled Statutes, Ordinances and Resolutions.
  • Local Election Authority
  • Voter's Registration.
  • Large Item Pickup - For scheduling, please scroll down for an online form or call 489-2000 before 4:30 P.M. the Friday before pickup. Pickups will be the first working Monday of March, July and November.
  • Notary


Pursuant to 735 ILCS 5/15-1503 and 735 ILCS 5/15-1508, Notices of Foreclosure for residential real estate mortgages on property located within the corporate limits of the City of Fairview Heights, IL shall be sent to the following address:

Karen J. Kaufhold, City Clerk
City of Fairview Heights
10025 Bunkum Road
Fairview Heights, IL 62208

(Check the City Calendar for exact dates.) Residents must call in no later 4:30 P.M. on the Friday preceding the pickup and must give a complete listing of items or complete the below form within the time frame.

The City of Fairview Heights Large Item Pick up is held every four months.
See Trash Pickup for details.


Need to find your polling place?

Check your voter registration card for your polling place, click on the map and find out how to get there.
Local Elected Officials | Ward Map

If you are not sure which polling place is yours, contact the County Clerk's Office Election Department at 618-277-6600 x2374.

French Village Fire Hall Brian Halwachs
1406 Second Ave 618-520-7834
Fairview Heights, Illinois 62208
French Village Fire Hall #2 Brian Halwachs
2904 N 89th St 618-520-7834
Fairview Heights, Illinois 62208
Hollywood Hgts Fire Buddy Moore
1214 Hollywood Hgts Rd 618-616-2435
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Fairview Hts Fire Department Bruce Green
10045 Bunkum Rd 618-394-8484
Fairview Heights, Illinois 62208  
Caseyville Twp Bldg Del Lurtz
10001 Bunkum Rd 618-397-6248
Fairview Heights, Illinois 62208
Sterling Baptist Church (Rear) John Dawson
9204 Bunkum Rd 618-550-7245
Fairview Heights, Illinois 62208
Parkview Church Of The Nazarene Pastor Jay Schoff
50 Longacre Dr 618-222-0822
Fairview Heights, Illinois 62208
Holy Trinity Cath Ch Parish Cntr Stacy Kennedy
505 Fountains Parkway 618-444-2767
Fairview Heights, Illinois 62208
Fairview Heights Fire Dept Brian Doyle
214 Ashland Ave 618-632-2121
Fairview Heights, Illinois 62208
Pontiac School (Rear Entrance-Gym) Bob Carr
400 Ashland Avenue 618-910-2495
Fairview Heights, Illinois 62208
Christ Church Alan Prass
339 Frank Scott Parkway East 618-974-3942
Fairview Hgts, Illinois 62208
Wolf Branch Middle School Dan Schnur
410 Huntwood Rd 618-401-3901
Swansea, Illinois 62226  

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