Government

Mission Statement


The mission of the Village of Wheeling is to provide public services that support the evolving needs of, and improve the overall safety, health, and welfare of, our residents and businesses.

Vision Statement


The Village of Wheeling is a community where individuals and families want to live and businesses are encouraged to succeed. Core services provided by the Village of Wheeling support residents and help businesses to maximize their potential.

About the Government


Wheeling's Municipal government is in the Council-Manager form. A professional Village Manager directs day-to-day operations, and policy-making is the task of an elected Village President and Board of Trustees. Residents are welcome to attend and encouraged to take an active role in community affairs, at twice monthly board meetings, and other workshops and special meetings.

Wheeling Village Hall
The Village of Wheeling enjoys a good financial standing, with good municipal bond ratings as of the date of publication (AA rating: Fitch and Standard and Poor's). Taxes are reasonable, kept that way through prudent fiscal management and a broad tax base, afforded by a large and diverse base of business and industry located in the Village.
  1. Agendas & Minutes

    Access easily searchable meeting agendas and minutes for various boards, commissions, and committees.

  2. Village President

    The Village President is the presiding officer of all meetings of the Board of Trustees and the corporate authorities, including meetings of the committee of the whole.

  3. Board of Trustees

    The Wheeling Board of Trustees is the legislative branch of Village Government which creates all Village policy administered by the Village Manager.

  4. Village Clerk

    The Village Clerk is elected by the residents of the village to a 4-year term. Duties of the Village Clerk include attending all official meetings of the corporate authorities, and preparing the official minutes, subject to the direction and approval of the corporate authorities and much more

  5. Village Manager

    The Village Manager is the chief administrative officer of the Village and is responsible for the management and operation of all the affairs and departments of the Village.

  6. Boards & Commissions

    The Village of Wheeling is always looking for volunteers to fill the various commissions that help our Village. If you or someone you know might be interested in getting involved, please complete an application.

  7. Departments

    Here you'll find information about the departments of the Village of Wheeling.

  8. Federal & State Officials

    Find out who your local, federal and state representatives are and how to contact them.

  9. Election Information

    Find out how to properly register to vote.

  10. Municipal Code

    Find and read all ordinances for the Village of Wheeling, Illinois.

  11. Organization Chart (PDF)

    Review a copy of a current organization chart from the Village.

  12. Strategic Plan

    On December 15, 2014, the Village Board approved a strategic plan for the calendar years 2015-2016. It was a bold step in advancing an overall vision to improve residential and business life in our community.