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Village Officials

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Through strong village officials, who understand the needs of not only the town but the individuals of Herscher, is how the needs of the village are met. Please refer to the following names and thier positions for contacts or points of refrence for support or questions.

Mayor: Shannon Sweeney

Trustees: 

Ordinance: Jacob Wagner
Finance: John Branz
Parks: Andy Cotter
Police: Peter (Skip) Grigas
Streets: Robert Voss
Water/Sewer: Mike Bruner

To contact the following Village Officials, call 815-426-2131 (if no answer, leave a message) or email info@villageofherscher.com (please enter the official you are addressing with your email).

Village Clerk: Heather Meredith
Deputy Village Clerk: Vannessa Weaver
To contact the following Village Clerk/Utility Billing call 815-426-2131 (if no answer, leave a message) or email vweaver@villageofherscher.com (please enter the official you are addressing with your email).

Utility Billing: Vannessa Weaver
To contact the following Village Clerk/Utility Billing call 815-426-2131 (if no answer, leave a message) or email vweaver@villageofherscher.com (please enter the official you are addressing with your email).

Public Works Superintendent: Bruce Meredith

Public Works Employee: Keith Witheft
To contact the following Public Works call 815-426-2131 (if no answer, leave a message) or email info@villageofherscher.com (please enter the official you are addressing with your email)
Building Inspector: Jeff Fieldman (815) 573-3731
Code Enforcement: Steve Spencer (815) 426-2131

Tornado Warning

  • The tornado warning siren is located on a tower by the Fire Station on Main Street.
  • The siren is tested on the first Tuesday of every month at 10:00 AM.
  • The siren is activated by KanComm (911) when a tornado has been spotted in Kankakee County. Sirens throughout Kankakee County are activated at the same time.
  • Keep tuned to the local radio stations for updates (WIVR – 101.7 FM, WVLI – 95.1 FM, and WKAN – 1320 AM).
  • There is no all clear signal.

Pilot Township Road Commissioner: Donald Fleischauer – 815-426-6221