Other City, County & State Agencies

Board of Election Commissioners

Conducts voter registration and administers elections. Site hosts elections results, registration information, and more.

Chicago Housing Authority

CHA is one of the largest public housing agencies in the nation. For more than 60 years, the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) has played a key role in providing housing options for low and moderate income residents in the City of Chicago.

Chicago Park District

Manages parks, recreation and event facilities, beaches, museums, lagoons, conservatories, and gardens throughout Chicago.

Chicago Public Schools

Chicago Public Schools is the third largest school district in the United States. You can find out more about the district’s statistical information, and learn more about our strong leadership team.

Chicago Transit Authority

The CTA operates the nation's second largest public transportation system and covers the City of Chicago and 40 surrounding suburbs. On an average weekday, approximately 1.7 million rides are taken on the CTA.

City Clerk's Office

Buy vehicle stickers, residential parking permits, dog registration and other services at the Chicago City Clerk's Office. Find City Council Information and file claims for damage to vehicle, property and excessive water charges.

City Colleges of Chicago

The City Colleges of Chicago is a network of seven Colleges that provide affordable, quality education to all.

Cook County Board of Review

Under the current property tax code, the Board of Review is authorized to determine whether an assessment is fair and correct. The Board has the power to revise, correct, change, alter, modify or confirm any assessment in whole or in part as justice shall require.

Cook County Clerk's Office

The Cook County Clerk manages Suburban Cook County elections.

McCormick Place

Chicago's McCormick Place is the premier convention facility in North America. Located just minutes from downtown Chicago, McCormick Place is owned and operated by the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA) and attracts close to 3 million visitors each year. McCormick Place is comprised of four state-of-the-art buildings: the North and South Buildings, the West Building and Lakeside Center. Together, they form what many consider to be the economic engine that powers the entire convention and trade show industry.

Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA)

The Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA) is a municipal corporation created by the Illinois General Assembly. Its Board of Directors is appointed by the Governor of Illinois and the Mayor of Chicago.

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

The District’s seven modern water reclamation plants provide excellent treatment for residential and industrial waste water, meeting permitted discharge limits virtually at all times. The treatment process is protected by a pretreatment program to guard against hazardous substances and toxic chemicals. These are strictly regulated pursuant to federal and state requirements. The District routinely monitors all industries and non-residential sources to assure that wastes are disposed of in an environmentally responsible and lawful manner.

Navy Pier

Historic Navy Pier® is Chicago's lakefront playground. And it's the Midwest's #1 tourist and leisure destination, attracting more than 8.6 million visitors a year.

Office of the City Treasurer

The primary mission of this Office is to be the Chief Investment Officer of a portfolio of approximately $6 billion. I do this by protecting principal, maintaining liquidity and earning the highest possible investment return for the City. In addition to our core mission, promoting economic development is also a top priority of my Office. This goal is obtained by allocating resources to community outreach programs that promote financial literacy and the development of small businesses.

Public Building Commission

Recognizing the need for professional management of public construction projects, Mayor Richard J. Daley in 1956 formed the Public Building Commission of Chicago to oversee and help ensure quality facilities, an important goal that continues to lie at the heart of the organization.

State of Illinois

Official site includes latest news, online resources and forms, state government information, and a visitor's guide.

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