The following Standing Committees, consisting of three members each, with the first member named to be chairperson of each such committee, are hereby authorized. Appointment of members to such committees shall be made by the Mayor at the first meeting in January of each year.
Chair of the committee is listed.
Finance and Technology – Tim Engard
EDP (Electronic Data Processing); Budgeting
Duties: Review issues related to taxation policy, budget development and review Village investments; review and recommend electronic hardware and software for Village use.
Public Works – Bill Cook
Streets; Parks, Buildings and Land; Cemetery
Duties: Provide upkeep for parks and cemeteries; responsible for the construction and maintenance of all Village streets; the preparation and letting of bids for authorized public work construction; the recommendation of proposals for authorized equipment; maintenance of Village buildings and grounds.
Public Utilities – Aaron Patterson
Water; Wastewater; Stormwater
Duties: Maintain and improve stormwater system; maintain water quality; maintain and improve treatment of wastewater; maintain and improve water and wastewater distribution system.
Public Safety – Mike Soltis
Fire; Police; EMS.
Duties: Provide for safe and secure neighborhoods; coordinate and interface with other responsible county agencies for the purpose of ensuring protection of property and life of residents.
Economic and Community Development – Leisa Zeigler
Zoning; Planning; Incentives; CEDA; Housing; Sidewalks; Downtown Revitalization.
Duties: Assess the development review process and recommend changes as needed to facilitate private investment while preserving the public’s interest in the zoning process. Expand and enhance high quality, non-residential economic development opportunities in a manner that maintains the Village’s small town character and diversifies its tax base. Review issues related to economic development and growth management. Regulate land use; facilitate housing development and provide ongoing housing assistance for residents; maintain and accurate sidewalk inventory and develop and implement a sidewalk maintenance program. Downtown land use and development; building design; traffic and parking; urban design; marketing and promotional efforts and implementation of downtown streetscape plan and action agenda.
Personnel, Policy and Ordinance Review – Mike Julien
Selection and hiring process; Job descriptions and classification plan; Employee benefits; Village policy and procedures; Village Codified Ordinances.
Duties: Maintain and oversee the Village selection and hiring process. Review job descriptions, classification plan and employee review process. Assist with the development of the employee wage and benefit package. Review and maintain the Village Policy and Procedures Manual. Maintain and review the Village Codified Ordinances.
updated 2020.01.28 – JP Miklovic