Economic Development Commission


The seven members of the Economic Development Commission meet on the third Wednesday of each month, at 5:30 p.m. Their meeting place is on the second floor of Village Hall.

Meeting Dates
  • January 20, 2016
  • February 17, 2016
  • March 16, 2016
  • April 20, 2016
  • May 18, 2016
  • June 15, 2016
  • July 20, 2016
  • August 17, 2016
  • September 21, 2016
  • October 19, 2016
  • November 16, 2016
  • December 21, 2016
Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meeting. Minutes are available after approval.
All Agendas
Note: If there are business related issues that you would like to discuss, please call 630-430-4300, so we can add your issue to the agenda.

Commission Members
  • Joanne Marcotte, Chair
  • Anthony Oddo
  • Dave Casey
  • Ben Gulino
  • Nat Rosasco
  • Larry Calvert
  • Michael Hirsch

The Economic Development Commission prepares and recommends to the Village Board procedures for the planning, execution, and implementation of business district plans, including plans for development of adjacent areas to provide for the housing, social and recreational needs of the business district. 

The Economic Development Department serves as the centralized information source for all economic development activities within the village. The director develops and implements economic development programs and strategies, with the objective of assisting businesses in starting, expanding, locating, and relocating within the village.


Powers and duties include; acting as an agent for the village for the purposes of business district development and redevelopment, collecting information on opportunities for business and investment in the village, preparing pamphlets explaining opportunities, outlining village regulations relating to energy conservation and environmental protection, assisting the Village Board to expand the tax base, and assisting in plans to increase the opportunity for village residents to obtain local employment.