City Council

Information about elected officials

St. Charles has an Aldermanic form of government with an elected Mayor and a City Administrator responsible for daily operations. The City is a home rule municipality.

The City of St. Charles is divided into five wards. Two aldermen from each ward are elected to represent their ward on the City Council. The City Clerk and City Treasurer are elected at large. Members of the City Council do receive compensation for their service, although they do not have offices or regular office hours at City Hall. Mail should be directed to their attention at the City, 2 E. Main Street, St. Charles, IL 60174.

Ward map Ward 2 map Ward 5 map Ward 4 map Ward 3 map Ward 1 map

Ward Maps

Click on the Ward to download the map for that Ward, or view a map of all wards.

Default meeting location: 
Council Chambers, City Hall
2 East Main Street
St Charles,
Meeting frequency: 
First and third Monday of every month at 7 p.m. in the City Council Chambers

Member Term

Member Term: 
4 years


Contact Email
Dan Stellato Alderman Ward 1 (630) 377-3723
Ronald Silkaitis Alderman Ward 1 (630) 584-1904
Rita Anne Payleitner Alderman Ward 2 (630) 377-7530
Arthur J Lemke Alderman Ward 2 (630) 513-1658
Todd Bancroft Alderman Ward 3 (630) 443-7974
William Turner Alderman Ward 3 (630) 650-0839
Steven Gaugel Alderman Ward 4 (630) 513-8698
Jo Krieger Alderman Ward 4 (630) 584-4392
Maureen Lewis Alderman Ward 5 (630) 584-4622
Ed Bessner Alderman Ward 5 (630) 587-0580