Chester, IL

 
  • Spring at the Confluence
    Spring at the Confluence

    Spring and the midday sun at the confluence of the Kaskaskia and Mississippi Rivers.

  • The Pierre Menard Home near Ellis Grove
    The Pierre Menard Home near Ellis Grove

    Pierre Menard was the first Lieutenant Governor of Illinois.

  • Chester Welcome Center
    Chester Welcome Center

    Visitors can see Popeye and take a break near the Chester Bridge. 

  • Farm Bureau President
    Farm Bureau President

    Richard Guebert, Randolph County resident and President of the Illinois Farm Bureau, speaks to a Chester Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

  • The Lake at Steeleville
    The Lake at Steeleville

    A beautiful summer scene at a lake near Steeleville.

Meeting Schedule

Meeting schedules for the Randolph County Board of Commissioners and all other committees are listed below. They may also be obtained in the County Clerk's Office at the Randolph County Courthouse.

Randolph County

Board of Commissioners

Quarterly Meetings

 April 16, 2021

 Due to COVID-19, the Randolph County Courthouse is at a limited access level at this time. We encourage everyone to attend the meeting remotely by calling:

Phone #: 408-418-9388
Meeting ID: 182 676 6084
Password: 5000

   2nd Quarter Meeting Dates:


April 30, 2021

May 14, 2021

May 28, 2021

June 11, 2021

June 25, 2021

 Time: 9 a.m. (unless noted)

Place: Courthouse Boardroom

 

For an appointment with the Board, call

MELANIE L. JOHNSON, County Clerk

618-826-5000 ext. 115

 

You Need To Know

  • Board of Commissioners

     Meeting Schedules

  • Community Foundation

    You can access the website of the Community Foundation of Randolph County by clicking HERE

  • Courthouse Hours

    Randolph County Courthouse hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Holidays are listed on the Transparency page.    

  • COVID-19

    Circuit Court Administrative Orders

  • ETSB

    Meeting Schedule

  • Paying Tickets

    You can pay citations by clicking HERE or you can dial the Circuit Court Clerk directly at 618.826.5000 extension 194 to ask about paying.

  • Press Releases

    Press Releases for COVID-19

  • Southern Illinois Connector

    The Southern Illinois Connector website www.siconnector.com and Facebook siconnector 

Latest Blogs

Randolph County Animal Control

The phone number for Randolph County Animal Control is now 618.826.5484 option 0.

Gov. Rauner Launches 24/7 Helpline to Help Illinoisans in Crisis

ILOpioidOverdoseHelplineEarlier this month, Governor Rauner and members of the Opioid Overdose Intervention and Prevention Task Force launched a statewide Helpline to provide immediate assistance for those affected by addiction to opioids and other substances.

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2017 Airport of the Year

The Sparta Community Airport (KSAR) has been in existence for about 60 years, providing numerous benefits to the surrounding area- both in the aviation community as well as the non-flying public.

Airport of the Year Award


The businesses on the field help to support and grow the airport, and the airport helps to grow the businesses. Arch Air Ambulance has a helicopter base at the south end of the field, and provides life-saving services to the immediate area. Their geographic position in Sparta is critical to their response time to a patient, as well as their ability to access smaller hospitals in the region - and the larger facilities in St. Louis.

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Foreclosure Sales

Administrative Order No. 17-CA-6

ORDER

Effective August 1, 2017, pursuant to 735 ILCS 5/15-1507(b) all judicial mortgage foreclosure sales shall be conducted by the Sheriff of Randolph County, Illinois, except by leave of Court.

IT IS SO ORDERED.

Dated: July 17, 2017

Enter: Richard A Brown, Circuit Judge