Vision and Strategic Goals


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”.


The Village Board holds a strategic planning session every two years to determine its strategic goals. Below are the goals for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 which were established and prioritized by the Village Board on May 23, 2016.



Ensure the viability of the Village Center.

Find additional resources for future sidewalk/pathway projects.

Evaluate the need for alternative housing for young families and empty nesters.

Improve public notice procedures.

Sell the “Pump Center” and “Rustic Acres” properties.

Pursue a Comprehensive Plan update in FY 17-18.



Add more trees to the Village.

Meet with school board officials to identify specific issues in which the Board can become involved.

Pay off debt associated with the Police facility.

Stormwater Management; educate residents concerning the difference between ponding and flooding.

Pursue a franchise agreement with one waste hauler.



Expand wireless network.

Consider the possibility of a pedestrian bridge on County Line Road over I-55.

Consider an alternative east access to the Village.

Review fence regulations.

Provide better reporting about Public Works activities.