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:              October 24, 2014

SUBJECT:        Administration Weekly Memo


Fall Festival of Fun – Saturday, October 25, 1:00 p.m.

Please be reminded that the Village Center is hosting a Fall Festival of Fun from 1:00—4:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 25. This is a free event that includes Trick or Treat, Hay Rides, Stilt Walkers, an Oompah Band, food and drinks and tons of family fun.

Veterans Memorial Committee Meeting – Wednesday, October 29, 4:00 p.m.

The next Veterans Memorial Committee meeting is scheduled on Wednesday, October 29, at 4:00 p.m.

Halloween Trick-or-Treat Hours – Friday, October 31, 3:00-8:00 p.m.

Please be reminded that Halloween Trick-or-Treat hours are from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 31. A flyer from the Police Department with tips for a safe Trick-or-Treat experience and a sign that should be placed in your front window so children know they are welcome to visit are available for pickup at the Village Hall.

Plan Commission Meeting – Monday, November 3, 7:30 p.m.

The next Plan Commission meeting is scheduled on Monday, November 3, at 7:30 p.m.

Stormwater Committee Meeting – Tuesday, November 11, 7:00 p.m.

The next Stormwater Committee meeting is scheduled on Tuesday, November 11, 7:00 p.m., at the Public Works facility, 451 Commerce Street.

Secretary of State MDSF – Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

The Secretary of State will once again be at the Village Hall with its Mobile Driver Services Facility on Wednesday, November 12, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. At the mobile facility any Illinois resident can renew his/her license or ID up to one year in advance.  The facility also offers vision screening, duplicate and/or corrected drivers’ licenses, new ID cards and vehicle renewal stickers. Anyone over the age of 65 can obtain a free state ID that is good for life.  Standard fees apply.  The Mobile Facility does not offer road tests; anyone over the age of 75 is required to take a road test when renewing a drivers' license. To learn more about identification requirements, fees and services, visit the Secretary of State's web site at www.cyberdriveillinois.com.

Pathway Commission Meeting – Thursday, November 13, 7:00 p.m.

The next Pathway Commission meeting is scheduled on Thursday, November 13, at 7:00 p.m.

Jingle Mingle – Saturday, November 15, 4:30 p.m.

Please be reminded that Jingle Mingle, our annual welcoming of Santa and the holiday season, is scheduled for Saturday, November 15, beginning at 4:30 p.m., at the Village Center.  Activities for children will include face painting, make your own ornament, Magic Train rides, horse drawn sleigh rides, story time and a “Frozen” bounce house for the littlest elves! Adults and children can receive a blue Santa hat after they create and mail a holiday card for Military Personnel at Santa’s Workshop.  There will be in-store promotions, gift card giveaways and other fun giveaways going on all during the event, which runs until 7:30 p.m.  There will be the annual parade stepping off at 6:00 p.m. with various school and community groups participating and, of course, Santa arriving.  The highlight of the event will be the lighting of the Holiday Tree at 6:15 p.m., with Santa and friends leading the countdown.  This is a free event and a wonderful family outing.  For more information, contact Janet Kowal at extension 2120.

Plan Commission Meeting – Monday, November 17, 7:30 p.m.

The 2nd November meeting of the Plan Commission is scheduled on Monday, November 17, at 7:30 p.m.

Economic Development Committee Meeting – Tuesday, November 18, 7:00 p.m.

The next Economic Development Committee meeting is scheduled on Tuesday, November 18, at 7:00 p.m.

BFPC Meeting Rescheduled – Wednesday, November 19, 7:00 p.m.

The November 12 meeting of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners has been rescheduled to Wednesday, November 19, at 7:00 p.m.

Veterans Memorial Committee Meeting – Wednesday, November 26, 4:00 p.m.

The November meeting of the Veterans Memorial Committee is scheduled on Wednesday, November 26, at 4:00 p.m.

Village Hall Closed for Thanksgiving – Thursday and Friday, November 27 and 28

Please be reminded that the Village Hall will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 27 and 28, in observance of Thanksgiving.

Meeting with School Administrators

Police Chief John Madden and I hosted our annual meeting with area school Superintendents and Principals on Thursday, October 23. This year for the first time I invited Jamie Bukovac, Director of the Indian Prairie Library District, to attend to promote our joint initiative to increase membership in the Indian Prairie Library among residents of Burr Ridge who are not currently within the boundaries of the Library District.

DMMC Strategic Plan

On Saturday, October 18, I participated in the DuPage Mayors and Managers Conference bi-annual Strategic Planning process. The program was led by Mr. Craig Rapp, a Senior Associate at the Center for Governmental Studies at NIU. The program was considered a success and the plan that will be created as a result of this exercise will be implemented over the course of the next three years.


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Nov.28 - Thanksgiving
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For other copies of the Village Administrator's Update please email bpopp@burr-ridge.gov.

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The Municipal Code of Burr Ridge is a codification of the Village Ordinances. Ordinances may be passed, modified or repealed on an ongoing basis. The individual chapter listings below are typically updated on a monthly basis. The entire municipal code book file is typically updated twice annually.

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