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:              July 25, 2014

SUBJECT:        Administration Weekly Memo


Concert on the Green – Friday, July 25, 7:30 p.m.

This week’s Concert on the Green is on Friday, July 25, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The scheduled entertainment is “Spoken Four,” a contemporary music band. For more information, please contact Communications and Public Relations Coordinator Janet Kowal at jkowal@burr-ridge.gov or at (630) 654-8181, ext. 2120.

Run for Veterans – Sunday, July 27, 9:00 a.m.

Please be reminded of the inaugural Run for Veterans 5K Run/Walk this Sunday, July 27. Registration is from 7:30 a.m.to 8:30 a.m., with the run/walk beginning at 9:00 a.m., starting out at McClintock Drive, east of Burr Ridge Parkway. Online registration is closed, but anyone interested in participating can register at the Village Center Band Shell on race day.

Market on the Green Farmers’ Market – Thursdays, 9:00 a.m.

Please be reminded that the Farmers’ Market will be held at the Village Center every Thursday through September 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Veterans Memorial Committee Meeting – Wednesday, July 30, 4:00 p.m.

The next Veterans Memorial Committee meeting is scheduled on Wednesday, July 30, at 4:00 p.m.

Plan Commission Meeting – Monday, August 4, 7:30 p.m.

The next Plan Commission meeting is scheduled on Monday, August 4, at 7:30 p.m.

Goal Setting Workshop – Tuesday, August 5, 6:00 p.m.

Please be reminded that the Goal Setting Workshop has been scheduled on Tuesday, August 5, beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the Police Station.

BFPC Meeting – Wednesday, August 13, 7:00 p.m.

The next Board of Fire and Police Commissioners meeting is scheduled on Wednesday, August 13, at 7:00 p.m.

Plan Commission Meeting – Monday, August 18, 7:30 p.m.

The 2nd August meeting of the Plan Commission is scheduled on Monday, August 18, at 7:30 p.m.

Secretary of State MDSF – Wednesday, August 20, 10:00 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, August 20, from 10:00 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.

Pleasantview Fire Chief Retirement Party – Saturday, August 23, 6:00 p.m.

The Village received an invitation to a Retirement Party for Pleasantview Fire Chief Kevin Doyle, who retired from PVFD on July 8, 2014. The event will take place on Saturday, August 23, beginning at 6:00 p.m. at Capri Banquets, 6240 Joliet Road, Countryside. The cost is $25 per person, which includes dinner and contribution towards a gift. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP directly to kkirk@plvw.org or call Kathy at (708) 352-9229 ext. 2266 by no later than August 14.

Veterans Memorial Committee Meeting – Wednesday, August 27, 4:00 p.m.

The August meeting of the Veterans Memorial Committee is scheduled on Wednesday, August 27, at 4:00 p.m.

2014 IEPA Public Water Supply Inspection Report

I am pleased to report that the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Water Supply inspection and audit has recently been completed.  The audit is an essential review of water supply system operations in our state to ensure that water supplies are maintained and operated in a safe manner and that full compliance exists with all EPA standards.  The Village of Burr Ridge DPW received outstanding marks, including the following response from the EPA: “Based upon this evaluation, we have concluded that the [Burr Ridge] water supply is being properly operated and maintained, and is satisfactorily protected against the entrance of contamination.  In addition, the Burr Ridge community water supply is commended on its exemplary facility maintenance and updating, and the professionalism and courtesy of its employees.”  Congratulations to the Burr Ridge DPW on this accomplishment and accolades.

Financial Information Reports – June 2014

The summary of the Financial Information Reports for the month of June 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 April 2014), Hotel/Motel Tax and Place-of-Eating Tax revenues for each fiscal year from 2010-11 through May 2014 is available for review at the Village Hall.

Pace Ridership Report

The June 2014 Pace Ridership Report is available for review at the Village Hall.


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Municipal Code

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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