Mickey Straub
Mayor
Karen J. Thomas
Village Clerk
Steven S. Stricker
Village Administrator
 

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Mayor & Board of Trustees

MickeyStraub

Mayor Mickey Straub
Phone: (630) 654-8181 x. 1000
Cell: (630) 488-5890
Term Expires: May, 2017
Email: mickey@mayormickey.com

Village Clerk Karen Thomas

Village Clerk Karen Thomas
Phone: (630) 654-8181, ext. 2030
Term Expires: May, 2017
Email: kthomas@burr-ridge.gov

 
 

Trustee Diane Bolos
Phone: (630) 654-1998
Term Expires: May, 2017
Email: dianebolos@burr-ridge.gov

GuyFranzese

Trustee Guy Franzese
Phone:(630) 789-0228
Term Expires: May, 2017
Email:guyfranzese@aol.com

 
 
Trustee John Manieri

Trustee John Manieri
Phone: (630) 655-2500
Term Expires: May, 2015
Email: johnmanieri@msn.com

AlPaveza

Trustee Al Paveza
Phone: (630) 269-7115
Term Expires: May, 2015
Email: paveza11617@comcast.net

 
 
Trustee Leonard Ruzak

Trustee Leonard Ruzak
Phone: (630) 323-2735
Term Expires: May, 2015
Email: ljruzak@sbcglobal.net

JanetRyanGrasso

Trustee Janet Ryan Grasso
Phone: (630) 660-2733
Term Expires: May, 2017
Email: jrgrasso@burr-ridge.gov

Meetings:

The bi-monthly meetings of the Mayor and Board of Trustees, held on the second and fourth Monday at 7:00 p.m., are open to the public. Time is reserved in the meetings for citizens' questions and/or comments. Meetings are broadcast live on the second and fourth Mondays at 7:00 p.m. on your local cable access channel (Comcast Ch. 6 and AT&T Ch. 99) and the meeting videotapes are run every day of the following week at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Miscellaneous Information:

The Board of Trustees is the legislative body of government in the Village of Burr Ridge, and is composed of six Trustees. The Board of Trustees adopts an annual budget for all operations of the Village as well as a tax levy ordinance which determines the amount of money to be raised each year by property taxes. In general, the Board establishes polices and oversees all Village services.

The Mayor, the chief executive officer of the Village, chairs the meetings of the Board of Trustees. However, the Mayor does not vote except in the case of a tie vote of the Board and in certain other cases which require greater than a simple majority. The Village President is also the Liquor Commissioner and presides over the issuance of liquor licenses and any hearings related to those licenses.

The Trustees and the Mayor are elected from the Village at large to serve four year terms. Elections are held every two years. The Village Clerk receives a salary of $400/month ($4,800/annually). The Mayor receives $500/month ($6,000/year). Trustees receive $3,000/year.

The Village Clerk, who serves as clerk to the Board of Trustees, is also elected from the Village at large for a four year term. The main duties of the Clerk are to maintain the official records of the Village, attesting to the Mayor's signature on documents; serve as clerk to the Board of Trustees, and act as deputy registrar of voters. In the absence of the Village Clerk, a Deputy Clerk is appointed to serve as an assistant and as a deputy registrar.

Meetings are broadcast live on the second and fourth Mondays at 7:00 p.m. on your local cable access channel
(Comcast Ch. 6 and AT&T Ch. 99) and the meeting videotapes are run every day of the following week at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m

AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING – VILLAGE PRESIDENT & BOARD OF TRUSTEES
VILLAGE OF BURR RIDGE

October 27, 2014
7:00 p.m.

1.         CALL TO ORDER/PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
– Jerry Martin, Pleasantdale Middle School

2.         ROLL CALL

3.         AUDIENCE

4.         CONSENT AGENDA – OMNIBUS VOTE

All items listed with an asterisk (*) are considered routine by the Village Board and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Board member or citizen so request, in which event the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda.

5.         MINUTES

*A.       Approval of Regular Board Meeting of October 13, 2014

*B.       Approval of Goal Setting Workshop of October 13, 2014

6.         ORDINANCES

7.         RESOLUTIONS

8.         CONSIDERATIONS

*A.       Approval of Recommendation to Reappoint Joe Patyk to the Police Pension Board for a Two-Year Term Expiring May 1, 2016

*B.       Approval of Recommendation to Appoint Tim Scanlon to the Police Pension Board for a Two-Year Term Expiring May 1, 2016

*C.       Approval of the Vendor List in the amount of $110,909.50 for all funds, plus $209,590.98 for Payroll, for a Grand Total of $320,500.48, which includes a Special Expenditure of $11,636.00 out of the Pathway Fund to Globe Construction, Inc. for the 2014 concrete sidewalk/pathway program (various locations)

 D.       Other Considerations – For Announcement, Deliberation and/or Discussion only – No Official Action will be Taken

 9.        AUDIENCE

10.       REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS FROM VILLAGE OFFICIALS

11.       ADJOURNMENT

 

2014

Agenda
Summaries
Board Packet
Actions
Minutes

June 23

July 28
Sept. 8
Sept. 8
Sept. 22
Oct. 13
Oct. 13
Oct. 27
Oct. 27
Oct. 27
Nov. 10
Nov. 10
Nov. 10
Nov. 10
Nov. 10
Nov. 24
Nov. 24
Nov. 24
Nov. 24
Nov. 24
Dec. 8
Dec. 8
Dec. 8
Dec. 8
Dec. 8

*Due to the Memorial Day Holiday the Board Meeting will be held on Tuesday.

 

2013

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Jan. 28

Apr. 8 - Cancelled
Apr. 8 - Cancelled
Apr. 8 - Cancelled
Apr. 8 - Cancelled
Apr. 8 - Cancelled

*Due to the Memorial Day Holiday the Board Meeting will be held on Tuesday.

2012

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Aug. 27 Cancelled
Aug. 27 Cancelled
Aug. 27 Cancelled
Aug. 27 Cancelled
Aug. 27 Cancelled

* Village Hall closed on Memorial Day, May 28, 2012

2011

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Aug. 8 Cancelled
Aug. 8 Cancelled
Aug. 8 Cancelled
Aug. 8 Cancelled
Aug. 8 Cancelled

 

2010

Agenda
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2009

Agenda
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Aug. 24

Aug. 24

Aug. 24

Aug. 24

 

2008

Agenda
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Vision Statement

Burr Ridge is a high-quality suburban community with low-density neighborhoods characterized by distinctive homes in natural settings.  The Village accommodates residents who seek a sense of privacy in a tranquil environment.  We desire to enhance the Village's physical beauty, keeping Burr Ridge a very special place.

Strategic Goals

The Village Board holds a strategic planning session every two years to determine its strategic goals. Below are the Board's goals for 2011-2013.

Top Priorities:

  • Creation of a Restaurant Association (including Place of Eating Tax)
  • Public/private pond maintenance
  • Village Hall renovation
  • Research the sharing of police services
  • Electric aggregation

High Priorities:

  • Encourage cooperation between Village Center and County Line Square
  • Burr Ridge Zip Code (60528)
  • Explore additional community events (including winter entertainment)
  • Update Comprehensive Plan