• "I really appreciate Alderman Theilen's prompt responsiveness anytime I have had a question or concern about Ward 8 or city government."
    - Julie R., W. Lawrence

  • "In the last eight years, Kris has been very helpful with neighborhood concerns. Kris is very good about returning calls and keeping us updated."
    - Darrell and Sharon R., Mossman Ave.

  • "Kris Theilen has been an attentive and effective alderman for the 8th Ward. His leadership, expertise and competence have been beneficial in the progress and development of the 8th Ward. Kris is the right person to serve as the 8th Ward Alderman and I know the Ward will continue to prosper under his direction."
    - Jonathan L., Oxford

  • "Kris,
    Thank you for your prompt action to our neighborhood requests, for promptly returning our many phone calls and our emails. You are doing a great job for our community as a whole and for our Ward. We do appreciate it!"

    - Graham M., - S. Feldkamp Ave

SJR opinion piece on City Infrastructure


Now that spring is finally here, you can expect to see construction projects to begin to pop up all over the city.  Street repair and overlays, alley work, drainage projects, sidewalks, and more.  And the city needs it.  A majority of the calls and emails I receive in Ward 8 are infrastructure related, and I …

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Fundraiser for Kris Theilen this Thursday!


Ward 8 Alderman Kris Theilen is having a fundraiser this Thursday, March 26th, at the VFW on Old Jacksonville Road at 5:00 PM. Tickets to the event are $25 per person/$40 family/$150 friend/$500 sponsor. A taco dinner with beer, soda and cake will be provided. Please visit the event page for more information!  

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Bicycle Giveaway

Theilen Bike 1

Kris Theilen has teamed up with Hyvee to giveaway 2 Bicycles with Helmets to a Girl and a Boy this Easter Sunday!  Register at the local Hyvee Store (2115 S MacArthur Blvd). Giveaway located in-store near Register 1, near Pharmacy

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