The Village of Crete, Illinois

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524 W. Exchange St.
Crete, IL 60417
Ph. (708) 672-5431
Fax (708) 672-3920
FOIA Information


(5 ILCS 140/4) (FROM CH. 116, PAR. 204)


            The Village of Crete is an incorporated Village located in rural eastern Will
County, approximately 30 miles south of the Chicago Loop.  The Village was
incorporated in 1880.  The 2010 census was 8,259; the 2000 census (amended)
was 7,712.   The Village is located in an agricultural setting.  The Village provides
police, fire protection, paramedic services/ambulance transport, public utilities,
including a water system utilizing municipal wells, a sanitary sewer collection grid
and local street maintenance.  Garbage collection is outsourced. 

The Village employs a total of thirty six (36) full time employees, eighteen (18)
part time employees and twenty-five (25) paid on call firefighters.  There are a
total of twenty (20) full time employees in the police department.  The Village of
Crete’s operating budget for Fiscal Year 2011-2012 is $12,044,880. 

 The Crete Village Hall, Station 1 Fire Department, Building Department and
Code Enforcement Department are located at 524 W. Exchange Street, Crete, IL; Station
2 Fire Department is located at 3470 Melanie Lane, Crete, IL; Crete Police
Department and ESDA are located at 1370 Benton Street, Crete, IL; Public Works
and Water Department are located at 1200 Douglas Lane, Crete, IL.

Village President
Michael S. Einhorn

Village Board of Trustees
Daniel Bachert
Larry Bellar
Robert Gaines
Larry Johnston
Holly Milburn
Mark Wiater

Zoning Board of Appeals/Planning Commission
Karen Tellef
Jeff Angelotti
Randy Dekens
Glen Madsen
Tim Brennan
John Stoll
Brett Millsap

Police & Fire Commission
David Gray
Dale Nelson
William Paul

Police Pension Fund Trustees
Michael Buzan
Michael Rarity
Rebecca Nagle
Norbert Wilkening
David Wallace

TIF Advisory Commission
Karen Tellef
Mark Wiater
Luke Pascale
Robert Kraemer
Robert Groos

Deborah S. Bachert – Village Clerk
Maggie Platter – Deputy Village Clerk

The public can request FOIA information either by sending a request in writing or via

By Mail
Village of Crete
Attn:  FOIA Officer
524 W. Exchange Street
Crete, IL 60417

By Email
Deborah S. Bachert

Maggie Platter

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