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An Opportunity to Serve—Village of Mundelein Announces Upcoming Commission Openings

Mundelein residents who are interested in getting more involved with their community are encouraged to consider submitting an application for the Village of Mundelein’s 2019 Commission openings.

Terms expiring on April 30, 2019:

Position Number Available Term Expires
Economic Development Commission 3 2023
Mundelein Arts Commission 3 2022
Old #1 5 2022
Planning and Zoning Commission 2 2023
Police Pension Board 1 2021

Currently open positions:

Position Number Available Term Expires
Board of Fire and Police Commissioners 1 2021
Fire Pension Board 1 2021
Mundelein Historic Commission 7 2021/2022

*NOTICE* The Board of Trustees recently adopted Ordinance 18-12-75 establishing the “Mundelein Historic Commission.” To this end, there are seven immediate openings.

Here is a brief overview of the newly established Historic Commission:

The Historic Commission consists of seven (7) members, all of whom shall reside within the Village of Mundelein or within one and one-half miles thereof, or shall be a business owner in Mundelein, or an employee of a business in Mundelein. The purpose of the Commission is to cooperate and collaborate with other organizations, as appropriate, to develop a long-term plan to preserve Mundelein’s history and to make its history accessible and available to the community. The Commission is charged with planning the administration of programs, policies, and activities to preserve the Village’s history for current and future generations. The Commission’s activities include researching and evaluating strategies to perpetuate educational events and programs which represent and reflect Mundelein’s history; safeguard the Village’s historic aesthetic and community heritage through appropriate preservation programming; and promote the use of Mundelein’s history, artifacts, and memorabilia for the continued education of its residents and visitors. The Commission advises the Village Board on recommended strategies, partnerships, and best practices to preserve Mundelein’s history.

Additional Information

These volunteer positions provide residents with the opportunity to give back to their community and work with a team of like-minded professionals.

To find out more about the function, membership, and meeting information for each Commission, and to submit your application, please visit

Please complete the Application for Appointment on the Village website and send it to:
Mayor Steve Lentz, Village of Mundelein, 300 Plaza Circle, Mundelein, IL 60060.

Positions remain open until filled.

“We are very fortunate that many Mundelein residents feel a deep connection to their community and want to work with us to continually make it better. The openings we have on our Commissions provides the opportunity for residents to get involved and share their ideas and talents with us, all in an effort to make the Village stronger and more vibrant,” said John Lobaito, Village Administrator.

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