Darien City Hall houses the mayor's office as well as the Darien Chamber of Commerce office. City Council meets on…More the first and third Monday of each month in the Council Chambers on the ground floor.
The city's residents elect their mayor, city clerk, treasurer and seven aldermen. The mayor and city council appoint an administrator to oversee city operations.
Darien was incorporated in December 1969 from the communities of Lace and Cass.
St John Lutheran Church 7214 S Cass Ave, Darien, IL60561 St. John Lutheran Church celebrated its sesquicentennial in 2009, which means it formed long before the City of Darien.…More It's common for as many as three generations of a family to attend the services, which Pastor Doug Swanson says gives the church a strong family feel. The church offers Bible studies, confirmation classes and a variety of small groups. Parishioners do service projects with the homeless and a local food pantry, as well as mission trips to the Gulf Coast region and locations in Central America. Comfort dog Shami, a gentle Golden Retriever, goes to hospitals, nursing homes and other places where people need some extra care.