Mercer County is located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of 2010, the population was 16,434 a drop of 523 from 2000. The county seat is Aledo. Mercer County is one of the four counties that make up the Davenport-Moline-Rock Island Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Agendas for Committee & Board Meetings are posted in the Document / Agenda Section. Law Enforcement Agendas can be found at http://mercercosheriff.org/
PUBLIC POSTING FOR FY 2014 Per Public Act 97-0609, an amendment to the Open Meetings Act 5ILCS 120/7.3, it is the duty of all Illinois Municipal Fund Employers to post information for each employee having a total compensation package that exceeds $75,000.00 per year. This package is to include salary, health insurance, vacation and sick days granted.
- States Attorney Greg McHugh $137,469.84
- Public Defender Dan Dalton $ 91,500.00
- County Highway Engineer Jimmy Samaniego $92,300.00
INFORMATION ON MERCER COUNTY PARTY CANDIDATES FOR ELECTION IN MARCH 18, 2014 PRIMARY
The following postitions are up for election in the primary:
One 4 year vacancy in all 5 districts.
One unexpired 2 year vacancy in District 5
PRECINCT COMMITTEE PERSONS IN ALL PRECINCTS (BOTH PARTIES)
Packets and petitions are available in the County Clerk's office or from the Party Central Committees.
FIRST DAY TO FILE PETITIONS IS NOVEMBER 25, 2013 THROUGH DECEMBER 2, 2013.
PLEASE NOTE: The Clerks office will be closed November 28 and 29th for the Thanksgiving Holidays.
The Mercer County Tax Sale of delinquent taxes will be held on November 26th at 11am in the Mercer County Board Room.
Interested Tax Buyers are required to register with the Mercer County Treasurer by November 16, 2013.