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Village of Glendale Heights
Freedom of Information Act
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.

Requests for Public Records
Requests for public records may be made by emailing, or by mailing a Request for Public Records (FOIA) form to the Village Clerk at:

Village of Glendale Heights
Attn: Office of the Village Clerk
300 Civic Center Plaza
Glendale Heights, IL 60139

The Village charges $1.00 for certification of any document requested to be certified. Fees will change with amendments to the act. Copies may be picked up at 300 Civic Center Plaza, Glendale Heights, IL 60139.

FOIA Officers
The following people have been designated as FOIA officers:

Marie A. Schmidt Village Clerk 630.909.5333
Julie Taglia Police Records Supervisor 630.909.5434
Joanne Kalchbrenner Director of Community Development 630.909.5334
Holly Beth Wood Administrative Services Manager 630.909.5341
Keith Knautz Director of Parks, Recreation & Facilities 630.909.5120

Total FY 2018 Budgeted Revenue: $56,844,258

Total FY 2016 Budget Expenditures:
Salaries/Benefits: $25,191,111
Operating: $22,529,112
Capital: $9,124,035

Taxes and Fees
Information on sales and property taxes may be viewed within the Village code.

Open Meetings Act Total Compensation Disclosure Statement
Open Meetings Act: Public Act 97-609 amended the Open Meetings Act [5 ILCS 120], effective January 1, 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, 300 Civic Center Plaza, during normal business hours.

You may view the Total Compensation Disclosure statement online.

Employees Demographics
Full-Time Employees - 191
Part-Time Employees - 140

Union Contracts
You may review the contents of our union contracts by clicking on the title of the contract below.

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

Other Documents
You may download any of the following documents:

Municipal Organizational Structure
Categories of Public Records