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​Mark VanKerkhoff, Development & Community Services Department. Staff Phone: 630. 232.3451.

​The Administrative Adjudication Officer presides over the adjudication of violations of county ordinances regulating the abatement of public nuisances; the accumulation, disposal, and transportation of garbage and refuse; the construction and maintenance of buildings and structures; sanitation practices; and zoning, to the extent permitted by the Illinois constitution. This program has been highly effective for obtaining more timely compliance and reducing the case load for the State’s Attorney’s Office and the courts at a low cost. 

​2 Paid Administrative Adjudication Hearing Officers $400 per hearing date (once per month) 

Governing County Code: Chapter 2, Article IX

​NOTE: Persons listed as serving on an expired term continue in their service unless and they are either reapponted or replaced unless otherwise indicated. A position listed as "VACANT" is not currently occupied.

  

​Mark VanKerkhoff, Development & Community Services Department Staff Phone: 630. 232.3451.

The Administrative Adjudication Officer presides over the adjudication of violations of county ordinances regulating the abatement of public nuisances; the accumulation, disposal, and transportation of garbage and refuse; the construction and maintenance of buildings and structures; sanitation practices; and zoning, to the extent permitted by the Illinois constitution. This program has been highly effective for obtaining more timely compliance and reducing the case load for the State’s Attorney’s Office and the courts at a low cost. ​

​9 Volunteer Members​

 

Governing County Code: Ordinance 01-67
  

​Barbara Jeffers, Exec. Director, Health Department Staff Phone: 630.444.3124

​The Administrator of animal control shall aid in the enforcement of the Humane Care for Animals Act and have the ability to impound animals and apply for security posting for violation of that Act along with the management and operations of the animal control shelter. 

​1 administrator paid: current salary - $76,875 annually plus health and pension benefits

​The Animal Control Administrator could be an Illinois Licensed Veterinarian or a qualified nonveterinarian administrator. The Illinois statute and the county ordinance require the County Board Chairman with the consent of the board to appoint the Animal Control Administrator. The County Board Chairman with the consent of the County Board shall appoint an Administrator. Appointments shall be made as necessary to keep this position filled at all times.​

Governing State Statute: (ILCS 5/3) Animal Control Act and, Kane County Code Chapter 5 Sec. 5- 3 Appointment of Administrator
  

​Ken Anderson, Director, Environmental and Water Resources Division Staff Phone: 630.208.3179 

​Authority given to organize under 70 ILCS 605 Illinois Drainage Code: “Drainage districts may be formed to construct, maintain or repair drains or levees or to engage in other drainage or levee work for agricultural, sanitary or mining purposes”.  The circuit court(s) of the county(ies) have jurisdiction over all matters and proceedings pertaining to the organization and operation of drainage districts  Ability to fund drainage improvements and maintenance of a mutual drainage system by petition to the Circuit Court and approved by a judge in a hearing before the court  A taxing district that has the ability to levy and collect annual taxes  Must show Circuit Court the drainage benefit to landowners for special assessments and annual taxes  Duty to Keep System in Repair: The commissioners shall make an annual inspection of all the district's improvements and works and keep the drains, levees, pumping plants and other works of the district in operation and repair.

​3 Volunteer Commissioners 

​3 commissioners typically owning land within the drainage district are appointed by the County Board Chairman and by majority vote of the County Board. One commissioner is appointed every year for a three year term such that commissioners serve staggered three year terms beginning and ending on the first Tuesday of September every third year. The commissioners shall elect one of their number as chairman and may elect one of their number as secretary.​

​3 Volunteer Commissioners 

Governing State Statute: (70 ILCS 605) Illinois Drainage Code
  

​Barbara Jeffers, Exec. Director, Public Health Department Staff Phone: 630.444.3124 

​State legislation requires Health Departments that were created by resolution to create a health advisory committee that is made of health professionals for the purpose of advising the County’s Board of Health. They provide expert knowledge and advice to the Board of Health and the Health Department regarding public health policies and issues along with advice on strategic initiatives related to public health. The Health Advisory Committee is chaired by the Executive Director for the Health Department (Barbara Jeffers)

​8 Volunteer Member Board

​A minimum of 5 members (currently there are 8 members), appointed by the Kane County Board Chairman with the advice and consent of the Kane County Board. All appointments have residency requirements. Each member serves a 3 year term and serves until a successor is appointed. State statute requires that you have at least one physician licensed in Illinois to practice medicine in all its branches, at least one shall be a dentist licensed in Illinois, and one shall be a nurse licensed in Illinois. 

Governing County Code: Section 11.5-12 Board of Health Advisory Committee
  

​ Carl Schoedel, Division of Transportation Staff Phone: 630.584.1170 

​The Regional Planning Act provides for the consolidation of two previously separate transportation and land-use planning agencies for and functioning in northeastern Illinois (respectively, the Chicago Area Transportation Study (CATS) and the Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission (NIPC) into one agency, the Regional Planning Board (RPB). The RPB was created to address the development and transportation challenges in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will Counties.​