SPEAK Des Plaines
City of Des Plaines Websites
- City of Des Plaines: desplaines.org
- Des Plaines Public Library: dppl.org
- Des Plaines Park District: dpparks.org
- Des Plaines Non-Profit and Community Organizations Directory: desplaines.org/government/about/resource_directory.htm
Des Plaines Community Groups
- Des Plaines Forward: facebook.com/groups/DesPlainesForward
- Des Plaines Citizens: facebook.com/groups/DesPlainesCitizens
- Community Group for Building Police Relations in Des Plaines: facebook.com/groups/communitygroupDPPDrelations
- Mom’s Group of Des Plaines: facebook.com/groups/536354616491351
- #Resist Des Plaines: https://www.meetup.com/Resist-Des-Plaines
Find Your Elected Officials
- Find your local Des Plaines alderman by first learning your ward by using this Des Plaines Ward and Precinct Map.
- Then find your elected alderman and contact info by visiting the Des Plaines City Officials webpage.
- Some Des Plaines aldermen have websites and/or email newsletters: 2nd ward Colt Moylan, 3rd ward Denise Rodd, 4th ward Artur Zadrozny, 8th ward Andrew Goczkowski.
- Some Des Plaines aldermen host regular ward meetings with the public (due to COVID-19 these meeting are paused; there have been no known virtual meetings).
- The mayor of Des Plaines is Matthew Bogusz.
- Des Plaines City Council holds meetings on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month (due to COVID-19 these meetings are being held virtually). Public comments can be made in person at city hall, or sent to email@example.com.
- April 6, 2021 is the election for mayor, city clerk, and all odd-numbered aldermen.
- Find your Illinois State Representative by using the Illinois House map and search with your home address. Des Plaines has areas in the 20th, 53rd, 55th, and 57th districts.
- 20th District State Representative Bradley Stephens
- 53rd District State Representative Mark Walker
- 55th District State Representative Marty Moylan
- 57th District State Representative John Carroll
- Find your Illinois State Senator by using the Illinois Senate map and search with your address. Des Plaines has areas in the 10th, 27th, 28th, and 29th districts.
- 10th District Senator Rob Martwick
- 27th District Senator Ann Gillespie
- 28th District Senator Laura Murphy
- 29th District Senator Julie Morrison
- Find your U.S. Congressman by viewing the map of Illinois congressional districts. Des Plaines has areas in the 5th, 8th, 9th, and 10th districts.
- 5th Congressional District Representative Mike Quigley
- 8th Congressional District Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi
- 9th Congressional District Representative Jan Schakowsky
- 10th Congressional District Representative Brad Schneider
- Illinois Governor JB Pritzker
- BallotReady.org: Enter your home address for a complete list of your federal, state, county, local, and judicial elected officials. The website provides their next election year as well as a voter guide (when available).