A community with ties to the past and paving a road to the future

Departments/Committees

DEPARTMENTS

Administration

The Village of Lena Administration Department is responsible for supervising the financial administration of the Village of Lena, billing for Village services, economic and community development planning, intra governmental and public communication, and implementation of all applicable Village policies.

Contact: 815-369-4016 (Village Hall office)

Village President:  Dennis Bergman

Village Clerk:  Lynn Polhill

Village Treasurer/TIF Administrator:  Bernie Hicks

Part Time Office Assistant:  Teresa Ransom

Public Safety

The Village of Lena Police Department is a 24/7 service with authority over Village of Lena law enforcement issues, police officer disciplinary matters, public safety issues, Village traffic codes and the implementation of all applicable village policies.

Contact:  815-369-2234 (direct) or 815-369-4016 (Village Hall office)

Police Chief:  Chief Steve Schaible

Officer:  Wayne Gift

Officer:  Shawn Sullivan

Officer:  Tom Madigan

 

Street

The Village of Lena Street Department is responsible for maintenance of public buildings, street lighting, streets, alleys, sidewalks and all public property within the corporate limits of the Village of Lena except for water and sewer lines.  The authority of the Street Department also encompasses the implementation of all applicable Village policies.

Contact: 815-369-4016

maintenance@villageoflena.com

Street Superintendent:  Rick Lawfer

Maintenance: Richard Dikkers

 

Waste Water

The Village of Lena Sewer Department is responsible for maintaining and operating Lena’s sanitary sewer lines, wastewater treatment facility, all related sewer department infrastructure and implementation of all applicable Village policies. 

Contact: 815-369-4016

sewer@villageoflena.com

Sewer Superintendent:  Marlin Mason

 

Water

The Village of Lena Water Department maintains and operates the Village’s water lines and related water department infrastructure and the implementation of all applicable Village policies.

Contact: 815-369-4016

water@villageoflena.com

Water Superintendent:  

 

COMMITTEES

Finance and Administration

The Village of Lena Finance/Administration Committee oversees village Finance and Administration issues pertaining to: revenue, budgeting and taxation matters as well as all village personnel policies and matters, except for disciplinary matters involving village Police officers.

Chair:  Cathy Stevens

 

Health and Environment

The Village of Lena Health and Environment Committee oversees village Health and Environmental issues pertaining to the village and its residents.  The Health and Environment committee is responsible for the necessary planning required to enhance the quality of life for village residents.

Chair:  Jim McCabe

 

 

Public Safety

The Village of Lena Public Safety Committee oversees village law enforcement issues pertaining to village Police Department policies, public safety and traffic codes.                      

Chair:  Ron Buchenau

 

 

Public Transportation

The Village of Lena Public Transportation Committee oversees village transportation and public improvement related issues pertaining to areas covered by the Village of Lena Street Department. 

Chair:  Jeff Durling

 

 

Water and Sewer

The Village of Lena Water and Sewer Committee oversees village water and sewer related issues pertaining to areas covered by the Village of Lena Water and Sewer Departments.  

Chair:  Gary Schaible

 

 

Zoning

The Village of Lena Zoning and Planning Committee oversees zoning and planning related issues pertaining to tax increment financial (TIF) planning, building code administration and decisions, issuance of building permits and comprehensive land use and planning pertaining to future growth of the Village of Lena.

Chair:  Henry Saavedra