White House Trip Update

Today I had the pleasure of going to the White House with approximately 50 other Illinois Mayors from around the state. It was very interesting and enlightening.  I give high praise to the Trump Administration for seeking feedback from local government officials and listening to what we had to say.  … Read More

Snow Fighting Information

Orland Park experienced a large snowfall event this past weekend.  With that comes resident concerns and complaints.  Thank you to the Public Works Department, Parks & Grounds Departments and other snow fighting employees for their hard work during an extremely difficult event.  They worked numerous 12 hour shifts in difficult … Read More

February 6th Mayoral Update

We had a board meeting last night and I wanted to pass on an update to everyone and touch on a few other issues. First, we recognized one of our police officer’s for going above and beyond to help an elderly resident. He noticed on a call that her front … Read More

January 2018 Mayoral Update

It’s been several weeks since the last update.  The holiday season was relatively quiet.  I hope everyone enjoyed them.  The issues that have come up are the video gaming referendum, Sears announcing their closure, and the 2017 crime statistics. The board voted to put a referendum on the ballot to … Read More

End Of Year Update

A couple of items to update you on as the year comes to a close. First is the Prairie headline on the budget, and the second is the special meeting we held on Thursday to put a referendum on the ballot. The Prairie headline was: “UNBALANCED BUDGET. As revenues decline … Read More

Mayoral Update – First 7 Months

Friday was officially 7 months in office.  Admittedly I have been drinking from a fire hose.  There has been a lot to learn and a lot to do.  Most importantly, there have been a lot of relationships to build. It is true that many battles are being fought.  I will … Read More