Departments and Committees

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)

Email:  office@villageoflena.com

Village President: Steve Buss
Village Clerk: Claudia Simpson
Village Office Manager: Madison Becke
Village Treasurer: Helene Trebian
Part Time Office Assistant: Amy Fogel


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 option 7 (direct) or 815-369-4016 (Village Hall office)

Email:   sschaible@villageoflena.com

Police Chief: Chief Steve Schaible
Officer: Wayne Gift
Officer: Louis Cusanelli
Officer: Cameron Reuter


Maintenance

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

Maintenance: Rick Dikkers
Maintenance: Brandt Esling


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: Jon Schoenhard


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: Kory Polhill


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

administration@villageoflena.com


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: Chelsea White

environment@villageoflena.com


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.

publicsafety@villageoflena.com


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.

streets@villageoflena.com


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: Brandon Smith

watersewer@villageoflena.com


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: Ed Reifsteck

zoning@villageoflena.com