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Committee Assignments

In order to more efficiently serve the residents of the Village, the Board of Trustees have established a number of permanent committees. Each Trustee serves on a number of committees. All information presented to the Village Board is first discussed at the Committee Level.
 

       

COMMITTEE

CHAIR

MEMBERS

DESCRIPTION





Administration

Trustee Serafini

Trustee Greenlee

Trustee Fischer

The Administration Committee is responsible for a wide variety of topics centered upon subjects applicable generally to Village operations and all employees and elected officials.  The Administrative Committee discusses, reviews, and provides recommendations on village ordinances and resolutions, liquor licenses, contracts, and other duties associated with municipal government. The Administration Committee is responsible for the overview of operations to maximize efficiencies, including but not limited to, communications, human resource and employee benefits administration, contract management, computer network administration, community outreach, and special events/programs.





Community & Economic Development

Trustee Keast

Trustee Fischer

Trustee Serafini

The Community and Economic Development Committee assists in the preparing, administering and implementation of community development plans, policies and ordinances that result in the highest quality standards of growth, appearance and convenience for the Village and its residents.  The Committee is responsible for monitoring the implementation of the Village's Comprehensive Land Use Plan and all development regulations. 

The Committee assists in the retention, growth, and attraction of businesses to create a more diversified, sustainable economy, to increase and diversify the tax base of business and industry and to increase employment opportunity in the Village.  The Committee also oversees the management and operations of economic development programs and initiatives within the Village.





Finance

Trustee Fischer

Trustee Greenlee

Trustee Littrell

Trustee Keast

Trustee King

Trustee Serafini

The Finance Committee provides financial oversight for the Village, including reviewing and recommending the payment of monthly bills, regular monitoring of the annual budget, financial reporting, and the creation and monitoring of internal controls and accountability policies.

The Finance Committee recommends the annualized budget in cooperation with the Finance Director.  In addition to developing an annual budget, the committee sets long-term financial goals and policies.  These goals might include, for example, the creation of a working capital or cash reserve fund and the creation of a fund for maintaining or replacing equipment. The finance committee will work with the staff to determine a multi-year organizational budget.





Police

Trustee Greenlee

Trustee King

Trustee Keast

The Police Committee oversees the Police Department including management, all officers, and support staff as assigned.  The Police Committee provides support to advance department operational policies, objectives, and procedures and regularly monitors departmental activities. The Police Committee reviews readiness, including but not limited to, officer training, equipment procurement, and staffing requirements. 





Public Works

Trustee King

Trustee Greenlee

Trustee Littrell

The Public Works Committee provides support to the department in its activities to improve and maintain the Village‚Äôs public lands and infrastructure.  The Committee monitors projects involving major and local street construction and maintenance, park land, storm and sewer systems, street lighting, and general stormwater management issues.  The Committee provides support and recommends project priority lists.  The Committee assists in the formation of long range plans, staffing needs, and the review and recommendation of departmental policies.





Utility

Trustee Littrell

Trustee King

Trustee Serafini

The Public Utilities Committee oversees contracts and builds relationships with all entities providing essential utility services to Village residents, including electric, natural gas, telecommunications, water, garbage and recycling matters, and other related matters. The Public Utilities Committee serves the public interest by protecting consumers and ensuring the provision of safe, reliable utility service and infrastructure at reasonable rates, with a commitment to environmental enhancement and a healthy village economy.