The Village Administrator is the Chief Administrative Officer of the Village. It is the role of the Administrator, with the help of his staff, to operate and handle the daily business of the government.
Under the direction and policy established by the Board of Trustees, the Administrator has many duties to perform. These duties include:
- Supervising and coordinating the activities of all Village departments and employees as prescribed by law.
Informing the Mayor and Trustees of all Village activities and recommending needed actions.
- Representing, or supervising the representation of the Village in affairs with employees, other governments and administrative agencies, and the public.
- The Village Administrator serves as the Budget Officer and prepares the tentative budget at the direction of the Mayor and the Village Board.
The Village Administrator also serves as the Village Clerk. The Village Clerk attends to various concerns of the residents and issues legal notices related to all Village business, including public hearings and contracts. As the official "keeper of records" for all municipal documents, this is done in accordance with state mandates. This office also prepares the agenda for the Village Board Meetings, compiles the minutes, and files local laws. The Village Clerk's Office also conducts the Village Elections, assists in the formation of resolutions, issues handicapped parking permits, taxicab, peddler and vendor licenses.