Vernon Hills Village Hall
290 Evergreen Drive
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
(voice) 847-918-3546 (fax) 847-367-0880
Monday - Friday 8:30am-5:00pm
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The Village Manager's Office is responsible for overseeing and supervising the activities of all Village Departments and Divisions. This includes setting priorities for the Village as a whole, coordinating the activities of the various departments and divisions, and ensuring that complex Village projects requiring the contributions of multiple departments are completed successfully.
Another main function of the Village Manager's Office is Human Resources, which includes functions such informing and helping employees with their benefit packages and the publishing of personnel rules governing all employees. Directing human resources means the Office is also in charge of employment decisions for all Village employees - in consultation with the Village Board (the Village President and Trustees).
The Manager's Office is also the primary link between the elected officials of the Village Board and the 128 Full-Time Village Employees. The Manager is tasked with the important job of informing and advising the Village Board about all significant Village matters. The Manager's Office is also charged with executing the directives and policies set by the elected officials of the Village Board. The Manager's Office works closely with the various Boards and Commissions set up by the Village Board and other units of local government like the Park District, School Districts, Library Districts, as well as the County, State, and Federal Governments.
The Manager's Office has an important role in coordinating and supporting the work of various Village Departments and Committees on the many special events put on by the Village each year. This includes events like the Holiday Light Show, Arbortheater Concerts, Summer Celebration, and 4th of July Parade. The Office also plays a major role in coordinating the publishing of the Village's quarterly newsletter - the Village Voice.
The professional management personnel of the Manager's Office have years of experience and education in the field of public management and administration. This makes it possible for the Office to carry out the many duties with which they are entrusted. The Manager's Office staff pride themselves on being hardworking, thorough, and ethical in the carrying out of their jobs. Please feel free to contact the Manager's Office with any problems or concerns about the work or conduct of a Village Department, Employee, or the handling of a Village Event.