The Administrative Department include the offices of the Mayor, Village Clerk and Village Administrator. The Administrator is the Chief Administrative Officer of the Village and is appointed by the Village President and approved by the Board of Trustees.


The Village Administrator (and staff) are responsible to the Mayor and Village Board for the administration of all activities, functions and programs of the Village in accordance with State law and the policies and guidelines adopted by the Village Board. The Administrative Department provides support services for all Village departments in addition to the following:
  • Annual budget preparation, financial forecasting and reporting
  • Community communications
  • Franchise agreements (including solid waste hauling)
  • Freedom of Information requests
  • Grant seeking and administration
  • Liquor and business license administration
  • Special events coordination (see Special Event Permit page)
  • Staff support to various boards and citizen advisory commissions
  • Strategic planning development and tracking
  • Village ordinances, resolutions, rules, regulations and policies