Economic Development Committee

The mission of the Economic Development Committee (EDC) is to grow a stronger business climate by being an active partner with businesses, investors, and residents. The EDC shall strengthen economic development in the Village by developing business retention, expansion, and attraction programs; creating and implementing economic development plans and policies; being business ambassadors to the community; coordinating with other governments on projects; and submitting an annual Economic Development Position Report to the Village Board at the beginning of the fiscal year.

NOTE: Agenda packets are available for download here. Public comment will be taken by the preceding Tuesday of the meetings via email at Public comments may also be made at the applicable time during the meeting.
Staff Liaison

Hannah Weyant
Special Projects Manager
at (630) 654-8181 ext 2120

Members: Trustee Tony Schiappa (Chairman), Trustee Russell Smith, Debbie Hamilton, Ramzi Hassan, Kirsten Jepsen, Sam Odeh, Michael Simmons, Mark Stangle, and Luka Kaplarevic.

Meetings: The Economic Development Committee meets the first Wednesday of every quarter, 6:00 p.m., at Village Hall.