Lori L. Palmer

119 West Main Street
East Alton, IL 62024

(618) 259-7522
fax: (618) 259-7614

About the Village Clerk

1997-Current Village Clerk


Husband: Rodney
Children: Nikki & Scott Duncan, Nathan & Melissa Palmer

Grandchildren: Benton, Tessa, Graham & Grace
Yorkie Companion: Piper Grace


East Alton-Wood River Community High School

Sanford-Brown Business College


Abundant Life Community Church
East Alton Rotary Club (Secretary 2001-Current)


Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Closed holidays

The office of the Village Clerk is charged with the responsibility of maintaining and preserving public records. In being the custodian of the official records of the Village, the Clerk manages and records all public notices, resolutions, ordinances and official business taken during meetings. The Village Clerk provides the following services:


Business Licensing
Hunting & Fishing License
Garage & Yard Sale Permits
Voter Registration
Notary Services

Business Licensing: Business licensing is required for, but not limited to: arcade amusements, circuses, carnivals, billboards/outdoor sign advertisers, itinerant merchants (foodstuffs), dairies, some retail delivery trucks, coffee & tea solicitors, juke boxes, coin-operated amusement devices, cigarette machines, peddlers of general merchandise, skating rinks & gum/candy machines.

Hunting & Fishing License: Illinois hunting and fishing licenses are available in the Village Clerk's office during regular business hours. Identification is required.


Garage & Yard Sale Permits: Garage and yard sale permits are available in the Village Clerk's office. There is no charge for the permit. Two permits are allowed per year.


Voter Registration: Voter registration is available in the Village Clerk's office. Two forms of identification, one with current address, are required. If your name has changed or if you have recently moved, even within the village limits, you must register at your current address.


Notary Services: Notary Public service is available at no charge to village residents. A photo ID with a signature is required.


Street Light Repair: To report a street light out contact Ameren IL at (800)755-5000. Please give an exact location, if possible. Examples: In front of 123 E. Main St., the rear of 123 W. Main St. or 3rd pole east of the intersection of Main and Broadway Sts.

119 West Main Street | East Alton IL 62024
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