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

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Steven S. Stricker
Village Administrator
(630) 654-8181 Ext. 2000
Email: sstricker@burr-ridge.gov

Barbara Popp
Executive Secretary
(630) 654-8181 Ext. 2020
Email: bpopp@burr-ridge.gov
Karen Thomas
Principal Office Clerk/Village Clerk
(630) 654-8181 Ext. 2030
Email: kthomas@burr-ridge.gov

Kellie Feehan
Part-time Receptionist
(630) 654-8181 Ext. 2040
Email: kfeehan@burr-ridge.gov

Victoria Marek
Part-time Receptionist
(630) 654-8181 Ext. 2070
Email: vmarek@burr-ridge.gov
Janet Kowal
Communications and Public Relations Coordinator
(630) 654-8181 Ext. 2120
Email: jkowal@burr-ridge.gov

The Village Administrator is the Chief Administrative Officer of the Village and reports to the Mayor and Board of Trustees on the management and operation of all affairs and departments of the Village.

The Communications and Public Relations Coordinator prepares the Burr Ridge Briefs and Burr Ridge Business Briefs newsletters, oversees the content and organization of the Village web site, maintains the local cable access Bulletin Board (Channel 6 & Channel 99) as well as other communications to the general public; acts as staff liaison to the Downtown Burr Ridge Events Planning Committee.

The Executive Secretary serves as secretary to the Village President, Village Administrator and other administrative staff; acts as the Village health and liability insurance claims coordinator; acts as the staff liaison to the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners.

The Principal Office Clerk maintains the Village's records, responds to requests made under the Freedom of Information Act, processes special assessments, liquor license applications, and water and sewer recaptures.

The Receptionist greets visitors at the front counter, answers the telephone, processes service requests and the daily mail.

,TO:                  Mayor, Trustees, Village Attorneys and Village Clerk

FROM:              Village Administrator Steve Stricker and Staff

DATE:              September 19, 2014

SUBJECT:        Administration Weekly Memo

Citizen’s Police Academy Cancelled

Due to lack of participation, the Citizen’s Police Academy program scheduled for September 4 through November 6 has been cancelled.

Restaurant Week – Friday, September 12, through Sunday, September 21

Please be reminded that the 2nd annual Restaurant Week has started and will run through Sunday, September 21.

RecycleFest – Saturday, September 20, 10:00 a.m.

Please be reminded of the recycling event, RecycleFest, that is being sponsored by Chamber member 4Wealth Financial Group, LLC. The event will take place on Saturday, September 20, from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.at 745 McClintock Drive.

Veterans Memorial Committee Meeting – Wednesday, September 24, 4:00 p.m.

The next Veterans Memorial Committee meeting is scheduled on Wednesday, September 24, at 4:00 p.m.

Multi-Chamber Happy Hour – Thursday, September 25, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Please be reminded of the networking event being sponsored by the Willowbrook/Burr Ridge, Darien and West Suburban Chambers of Commerce. The event will be held at the State Bank of Countryside, 7380 S. Route 83, Darien, on Thursday, September 25, from 5:00 p.m.to 7:00 p.m. Board members planning to attend should RSVP to Kristin Walker at (708) 485-9371 or Kristin.Walker@banksbc.com by Monday, September 22.

Community Paper Shredding Event – Saturday, September 27, 8:30 a.m.

The Village received a flyer announcing a Community Paper Shredding Event on Saturday, September 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The event is sponsored by Brummet & Olsen, LLP, and will be held at 111 S. Grant Street, Hinsdale. For more information, call (630) 986-0540 or visit their website www.brummetandolsen.com.


Tour of Indian Prairie Library – Monday, September 29, 7:00 p.m.

The Indian Prairie Library has invited the Village Board to tour their facility at 401 Plainfield Road, Darien, on Monday, September 29, at 7:00 p.m. If you would like to attend, please contact me or Janet Kowal.

Informal Meeting with 89th Street Residents – Tuesday, September 30, 7:00 p.m.

Please be reminded of the meeting with residents on 89th Street subject to a proposed forced annexation that has been scheduled on Tuesday, September 30, at 7:00 p.m.

Strategic Planning Workshop – Monday, October 13, 7:30 p.m. (immediately following the Board meeting)

Please be reminded that the Strategic Planning Workshop scheduled on September 8 was rescheduled to Monday, October 13, at 7:30 p.m., immediately following the Board meeting.

Letter to IDOT re Removal of Access Control Fencing along I-55

A letter that was sent this week to Nick Williams, Director of Governmental Affairs for IDOT, requesting removal of approximately 450 LF of access control fence along the east side of County Line Road north of I-55, along with an aerial image of the area, is available for review at the Village Hall.

AG Opinion re Speakers at Public Meetings

An e-News release from the Attorney General indicating that the AG has issued a binding opinion stating that attendees at public meetings cannot be required to provide their home addresses prior to speaking is available for review at the Village Hall. A full copy of the opinion can be found at Attorney General Opinion 14-009.

Thank You Letter from Burr Ridge Park District

The Village received an email from Jamie Janusz, Superintendent of Finance for the Burr Ridge Park District, thanking the Village for its support and cooperation for the Pedal the Park event.

Financial Information Reports – August 2014

The summary of the Financial Information Reports for the month of August 2014, prepared by Finance Director Jerry Sapp and Assistant Finance Director Lynette Zurawski, is available for review at the Village Hall.

Tax Revenue Breakdown

A chart showing the breakdown of Sales Tax (through June 2014), Hotel/Motel Tax and Place-of-Eating Tax revenues for each fiscal year from 2010-11 through July 2014 is available for review at the Village Hall.

Comcast Programming and Pricing Changes

A letter from Anthony Signorella, Government Affairs Manager for Comcast, highlighting changes to programming that will go into effect in October, November and December, 2014, is available for review at the Village Hall.



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For other copies of the Village Administrator's Update please email bpopp@burr-ridge.gov.

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