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Downtown Sycamore, Illinois on Main street and Somonauk street



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.

Michael Hall, City Manager, 815-895-4853

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The Assistant City Manager focuses on the attraction of real estate investment and business development and the retention and expansion of existing businesses.  The Assistant City Manager administers all aspects of human resources, including: maintenance of personnel files, records, and job descriptions; management of employee benefits; recruitment of new employees; and the development of personnel policies under the supervision of the City Manager and in conformance with the City’s collective bargaining agreements.  Further, the Assistant City Manager serves as the administrative liaison to the Sycamore Chamber of Commerce, DeKalb County Economic Development Corporation, and the City’s Health Insurance Committee.

Maggie Peck, Assistant City Manager, 815-895-0786

Current Employment Opportunities

Employment Application

Employee Forms


The Business Office is responsible for records control, accounting, ambulance billing and working with the Finance Director to assure conformity and timeliness in financial reporting.

Brien Martin, Finance Director, 815-895-0918
Business Office, 815-895-4920

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Business Office Forms

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Downtown Sycamore, Illinois on Main street and Somonauk street

ESDA Program

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.