1420 Miner Street
Des Plaines, IL 60016
Monday to Friday
8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Current Term: May 2013 - April 2017
Matthew Bogusz was elected to serve as the Mayor of Des Plaines in April of 2013. Prior to the mayoral election, he served as Alderman of the City’s Third Ward from May 2009 to May 2013.
The Mayor, as the chief executive officer of the City, ensures that all the laws and policies of the City are properly enforced and observed. In doing so, he/she must supervise the conduct of all City officers and departments and recommend to the City Council any measures he/she sees pertinent to the well-being, security, or improvement of life in Des Plaines. It is the responsibility of the Mayor to preside over City Council meetings. Legal documents pertaining to city matters must be authorized by the mayor as directed by the City Council.