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FOIA Freedom of Information Act

Village Description

The Village of Glendale Heights was incorporated on July 13, 1959, and operates under a Trustee-Village form of government. It is a home rule community as defined by the Illinois Constitution. The Village of Glendale Heights is a modern residential, urban community. Over the years, the Village has experienced a welcome and significant growth, both in population, and within the business community. Its landscape is dotted with ranch homes, split levels, apartments, condominiums, shopping centers, churches, industrial business parks, beautiful community and neighborhood parks, modern service facilities, and three excellent elementary school systems.

The current population is 34,208 as of the 2010 census. The Village of Glendale Heights is dedicated to maintaining its progressive atmosphere, while offering its residents superior community amenities and services that respect the concerns of residents, while striving to provide safe, viable community in which to live.

Policy-making and legislative authority are vested in the Village Board, which consists of the Village President and six Trustees. This governing body is responsible, among other things, for passing ordinances, adopting the budget, and approving policies. The Village provides many services for its residents and businesses. The purpose of the Village is to provide local government services within its corporate limits.


Total FY 2016 Budgeted Revenue: $57,774,526

Total FY 2016 Budget Expenditures:
Salaries/Benefits: $23,830,912
Operating: $21,249,654
Capital: $11,693,960

Number and Location of all of its Separate Offices

Village Hall
300 Civic Center Plaza
Glendale Heights, Illinois 60139

Center for Senior Citizens
260 Civic Center Plaza
Glendale Heights, Illinois 60139

Sports Hub
250 Civic Center Plaza
Glendale Heights, Illinois 60139

Public Works (Administration, Streets and W& S)
Glen Ellyn Road
Glendale Heights, Illinois 60139

Public Works (Fleets & Parks Divisions)
1635 Glen Ellyn Road
Glendale Heights, Illinois 60139

Water Pollution Control Facility
1401 Wayne Avenue
Glendale Heights, Illinois 60139

Glendale Lakes Golf Course
1550 President Street
Glendale Heights, Illinois 60139

Glendale Lakes Golf Course – Maintenance Building
1529 Schmale Road
Glendale Heights, Illinois 60139

Approximate Number of Full and Part-Time Employees

Full-Time Employees – 191
Part-Time Employees – 140

Open Meetings Act Total Compensation Disclosure Statement

Open Meetings Act: Public Act 97-609 amended the Open Meetings Act [5 ILCS 120], effective 1 January 2012, for employers that participate in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF). The amendment requires employers to identify those employees with a "total compensation package" equal to or greater than (1) $75,000 and (2) $150,000. The term "total compensation package" is defined to mean "payment by the employer to the employee for salary, health insurance, a housing allowance, a vehicle allowance, a clothing allowance, bonuses, loans, vacation days granted, and sick days granted." $75,000 and $150,000 Total Compensation Disclosure Statements are available at the office of the Village Clerk at 300 Civic Center Plaza during normal business hours.

Click here to download the 2015 Total Compensation Disclosure Statement (pdf).

Click on the title of the union below to view a pdf of that union's contract.

F.O.P. - Patrol
F.O.P. - Sergeants
Teamsters - Building Maintenance
Teamsters - Public Works

Taxes and Fees

Click here to view the Village code on Sales Taxes and Property Faxes.

Municipal Organizational Structure

Click here to download the Municipal Organizational Structure (pdf).

Board, Commissions and Committee Membership

Click here to download a pdf of the Board, Commission and Committee Membership.

Categories of Public Record

Click here to download the Categories of Public Records (pdf).

FOIA Officers

The following people have been designated at FOIA officers:

Marie A. Schmidt 630.909.5333 Email
Roger Mabbit 630.909.5314 Email
Julie Taglia 630.909.5434 Email
Joanne Kalchbrenner 630.909.5334 Email
Holly Beth Wood 630.909.5341 Email
Keith Knautz 630.909.5120 Email

Requests for Public Records

Requests for public records may be directed to the Village Clerk. The office of the Village Clerk, Marie A. Schmidt, is located at 300 Civic Center Plaza, Glendale Heights, Illinois. The Freedom of Information Act Officers are: Marie A. Schmidt, Roger Mabbitt, Julie Taglia, Joanne Kalchbrenner, Holly Beth Wood, and Keith Knautz. The Village charges $1.00 for certification of any document requested to be certified. Fees will change with amendments to act. Copies may be picked up at 300 Civic Center Plaza, Glendale Heights, Illinois.

Click here to download the Request for Public Records (FOIA) form.



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Freedom of Information Act