General Government

The General Government Department assists the Board of Trustees in the development and formulation of policies, goals and objectives, and keeps them informed of important community issues. It provides administrative direction to the Village's executive directors and is responsible for managing the activities and operations of the Village, ensuring the provision of quality services.

Major Responsibilities

Major responsibilities of General Government are to:
  • Review and oversee departmental operations and all personnel functions
  • Recommend Annual Budget
  • Administer the adopted budget and capital improvement programs
  • Act as liaison with citizens, businesses, community organizations and other government agencies
  • Coordinate intergovernmental relations including assisting with public agendas
  • Monitor state and federal legislation
  • Prepare Board of Trustee meeting agendas, including supporting materials
  • Coordinate compliance with national and state laws
  • Conduct and coordinate policy research
  • Respond to requests for information and assist citizens with requests for service
  • Communicate with key constituents: citizens, employees and the media