The Administration Department coordinates the development and implementation of Village Board policies, maintains records, manages the front office, and provides friendly service to residents and customers. It also provides professional management of the Village's financial resources by maintaining financial records, preparing reports, and working with consultants to identify, and develop fiscal strategies, policies, and practices.

Departmental Oversight

  • Oversee daily operations of the Finance Department, Building Department, Public Works Department, and the Police Department
  • Assist in setting and achieving operational goals.
  • Coordinate all personnel functions including hiring, employee discipline, employee evaluation, evaluations of employee salaries and benefits.

Public Relations

  • Answer public inquiries, prepares newsletter articles and press releases, participates in community organizations and events and updates the Village's website.


  • Prepare annual budget, oversees financial condition and long-range capital program, recommend policies, solicit grants and guide financial consultants.
  • Prepare annual five year financial forecast of revenues and expenses.

Economic Development

  • Develop and implement programs to retain and attract businesses.
  • Coordinate public and private development projects.
  • Work with the Economic Development Commission to develop economic development strategies.
  • Administer Economic Incentive Programs.
  • Land Use Planning

Risk Management

  • Oversee the Village's liability and workman's compensation insurance program.

Intergovernmental Relations

  • Represent the Village at intergovernmental meetings, and participates in monthly meetings with other local government administrators.

ADA Coordination

  • Coordinate ADA accessibility at Village facilities.  Contact the Village Hall with any questions (847) 356-6100

Franchise Agreements

  • Manage the Village’s franchise agreements with cable, natural gas, and electricity providers.


Public Meetings

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  • Employment Opportunity - Part-Time Seasonal Help, Public Works
    The Village of Lake Villa is seeking applications for the position of Part-time Seasonal in the Public Works operation. Responsibilities include semi-skilled and unskilled labor work within the Public Works operation including snow removal, assistin...
  • Press Release: Retail Recruitment
    Lake Villa, Illinois. The Village of Lake Villa recently announced a new partnership with The Retail Coach, the nation’s top retail recruitment and development strategy firm, to expand retail development opportunities. Members of The Retail Coa...
  • Peddlers & Mobile Food Trucks
    Mobile Food Vendors and Peddlers that operate in the Village of Lake Villa are required once annually (May 1 – April 30) to obtain a license through the Village prior operating at an event or on any Village street, park or other property. Appli...
  • Notice of Public Hearing - March 19, 2021
    Notice is hereby given that on March 19, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the Lake Villa Village Hall, 65 Cedar Ave., Lake Villa, Illinois 60046, a public hearing will be held. The purpose of the public hearing is to obtain public comment on the Village of Lak...
  • Police Pension Public Notice
    Police Pension Board Schedule of Meetings for 2021

Contact Us

Village Hall (more)
65 Cedar Ave
P.O. Box 519
Lake Villa, IL 60046

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