Appointed by the City Council, the City Manager is responsible for the implementation of all City Council policies and directives, the coordination and management of all city operations, and the annual budget preparation. The City Manager is the City’s chief administrative, financial, budget, development, personnel and law enforcement official.
Brian Gregory, City Manager, 815-895-4853
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The Human Resources program is administered by the Human and Administrative Resources Director who is accountable to the City Manager. The Director maintains the personnel files and records of the organization, maintains an up-to-date roster of job descriptions, manages employee benefits, coordinates the annual employee evaluation process, coordinates the recruitment of new employees, develops personnel policies under the supervision of the City Manager and in conformance with the City’s collective bargaining agreements, is the Administration liaison to the Health Insurance Committee, and provides staff support to the Fire and Police Commission.
Maggie Peck, Human and Administrative Resources Director, 815-895-0786
In accordance with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act, the City provides resources to anticipate and respond to extraordinary needs that result from human or natural disasters. The City Manager is the City’s ESDA Director.