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Advisory Commissions

Commission members are appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the Board of Trustees. Commissions advise the board on various issues and proposals under review.

For a schedule of meetings, check the Public Meeting Notice for the current month. 

Residents wishing to volunteer for service on a commission may obtain an application in the Village Clerk’s Office, or download one here and return to the Village Clerk.
  • Advisory Liquor Commission
    Reviews applications for liquor licenses, conducts public hearings for such requests, reviews compliance with the liquor code and makes recommendations to the Mayor, who serves as liquor commissioner.
    Rick Delawder, Chair 
  • Blood Bank Commission
    Maintains a blood donation program through four community drives and two high school drives annually.
    Judy Socha, Chair
  • Citizens Advisory Council
    Serves as a research and communication body for the community. The Village Board refers issues to the council and the council alerts the elected officials to community concerns.
    John Navrocki, Chair
  • Commercial & Industrial Commission
    Develops a cooperative working relationship between the Village and business community.
    Tim Delawder, Chair
  • Cultural Arts Development Commission
    Works to initiate and promote diverse cultural programs for the Village.
    Annette Leiber, Chair
  • Historical Commission
    Maintains a history of the Village, provides for the safekeeping of historical items and solicits and accepts memorials. The Addison Historical Museum is open Wednesdays and Fridays, noon - 4 p.m.; archives access by appointment. Call 628-1433 for tour information.
    Christopher Pudelek, Chair
  • Landlord and Tenant Commission
    This newly formed commission will serve landlords of multi-unit properties and their tenants.  Applications are currently being accepted.
    Diane Gosling, Chair
  • Planning and Zoning Commission
    Responsible for review and recommendations on proposed subdivisions, annexations, rezoning and other land use matters.
    Joseph Bonfanti, Chair 
  • Police Commission
    Responsible for examining and hiring new patrol officers, promotion within the force and recommending to the Mayor and Board of Trustees any policy matters under the Commission’s jurisdiction.
    Larry Hartwig, Chair 
  • Police Pension Board
    Administers all phases of the police pension program including investment of funds and consideration of claims.
    Kevin Dempsey, Chair 
  • Senior Citizens Commission
    Serves as a liaison between the elected officials and senior citizens of the Village.
    Barry Gilbert, Chair  
  • Special Events Commission
    Works to plan and implement community events.
    Dean Stathopoulos, Chair