Municipal Information Directory

The Village of Palos Park is a municipality incorporated and organized under the State of Illinois for the purpose of providing its residents with the following services:

  • Police protection
  • Building and Zoning
  • Sewer and water service
  • Garbage collection service
  • Street and storm water maintenance
  • Local government administration and finance
The Village of Palos Park has certain functional subdivisions which are shown on Table I attached hereto. The approximate amount of the operating budget of the Village of Palos Park is $8,687,404.00. The Village’s sole office is the Kaptur Administrative Center located at 8999 W 123rd Street in Palos Park. The Village also maintains a Public Works Garage located at 8999 W 131st Street, a Recreation Center located at 8901 W 123rd Street, a Library located at 12330 Forest Glen Boulevard., and a pumping station for its water distribution system located at 12101 Southwest Highway. The Village currently employs approximately 86 full and part-time employees which includes the Police Department.

The members of the Council, Commissions, and Committees of the Village of Palos Park are as follows:

Village Council 4-Year Term


  • 2023 Mayor Nicole Milovich-Walters
  • 2023 Village Clerk Marie Arrigoni
  • 2023 Commissioner Mike Wade 
  • 2023 Commissioner Dan Polk
  • 2023 Commissioner Rebecca Petan
  • 2023 Commissioner G. Darryl Reed

Zoning Board of Appeals 5-Year Terms


  • 2011 VACANT
  • 2022 Patrick Melvin
  • 2013 VACANT
  • 2013 Phyllis Adams
  • 2019 Vanetta Weigman
  • 2014 Nancy Konior
  • 2025 John C. Marsh, Chaiman

Recreation Board 3-Year Terms


  • 2018 Loretta Gaidas
  • 2016 VACANT
  • 2016 Charles Wells
  • 2016 Mary F. Peterson
  • 2020 Jean Marquez
  • 2017 VACANT

Beautification Committee 3-Year Term


  • 2011 Patricia Monson
  • 2011 Carol Vandervelde
  • 2012 VACANT
  • 2012 Denise Cowan, Chair
  • 2012 Betty Hruska
  • 2013 Peggy McGonigle
  • 2013 Ann Oliver
  • 2016 Vacancy
  • 2017 Vacancy

McCord House NFP


  • Kent Oliven, President
  • Linda Buchanan, Executive Director 

Police Pension Board 2-Year Terms


  • 2020 Tom Donovan, President
  • 2021 Mary O'Connor
  • 2021John Sawyer
  • 2021 Ross Chibe
  • 2021 Bob Kotsianis
  • Tim Nolan, Attorney

Plan Commission 5-Year Terms


  • 2021 Rich DeBoer
  • 2021 VACANT
  • 2025 Angela Roderick 
  • 2022 Phil Wegele
  • 2018 Daniel McCarthy
  • 2019 Ed Marcyn - Chairman
  • 2021 VACANT

Library Board 4-Year Term


  • 2025 Mary Lou Bareither, President 
  • 2023 Amanda Neely
  • 2026 Jennifer Gallagher 
  • 2025 Kathy Finan
  • 2023 Kathy Brannigan
  • 2024 Gurp Ahluwhalia 

Historic Preservation Commission 4-Year Terms


  • 2011 Phyllis Adams
  • 2011 VACANT
  • 2012 Suzy Evans
  • 2012 VACANT 
  • 2013 Irene Chocholek
  • 2013 VACANT, Chairman 
  • 2013 Kathy Williams

Tree Body 4-Year Term


  • 2010 Vacancy
  • 2020 Frank Thorp
  • 2011 Lynn Buckley
  • 2018 Marjory Gilbert
  • 2020 Patricia Johnson
  • 2013 Carla Juravic
  • 2013 Vacancy
  • 2013 Ken Stoffel

Palos Fine Arts


  • Dee Pavlatos
  • Nancy Donavan, Secretary
  • Kathy Williams
Revised 10/10/2022