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City Council Member - Peter McClanathan, 2nd Ward

Peter McClanathan
1908 West Laurel Street
Phone: 815.238.7284
Email: pmcclanathan


Elected 2017
Term through May 2021

Peter McClanathan is a Freeport native who was raised in the 2nd Ward, where he currently resides with his wife and four children.

Peter is a felony prosecutor with the Stephenson County State's Attorney's Office. He also teaches criminal justice courses at Highland Community College. In addition to being an active member at Park Hills Evangelical Free Church, he has served with several organizations.

While being accessible, receptive, and responsive to constituents, Peter also believes the council should work diligently to be a responsible partner in Freeport's growth. Peter's goals include a council focused on public safety, improving the quality of life for all residents, relieving the citizens of Freeport's tax burden, and collaborating with individuals, businesses and entities strategic to our economic development.

Alderman McClanathan appreciates the opportunity to serve as 2nd Ward Alderman and encourages each resident to contribute to improving the community. Peter believes that with the many diverse assets Freeport has, the city will experience success if the community works together towards the common goal of moving Freeport forward.



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Freeport City Hall
314 W. Stephenson St.
Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815.235.8200 or 815.235.8203