Naperville Voter Education League
Educating residents about local government

Naperville Voter Education League

History

History of Naperville government

July 1831 – Joseph Naper’s arrival

February 14, 1842 – Town surveyed and registered with State of Illinois

February 7, 1857 – Village of Naperville incorporated with State of Illinois

March 17, 1890 – City of Naperville incorporated with State of Illinois

1913 – Commission form of government enacted

1969 – City-manager form of government enacted

Naperville’s elected representatives, 1857-present (PDF, 116 KB)

Forms of government used in Naperville (PDF, 88 KB)

Information provided by the Library/Archives, Naper Settlement