Elected Officials

The legislative body, which is voted into office by public elections, consists of

eight Alderman, the Mayor and the City Clerk.


 

Mayor: Acts as CEO of the city, supervises all executive officers and employees and may inspect all books and records pertaining to city affairs held by any department or employee.

 

ROY STRONG

826 Kahler Road
815 476-2175 ext 227
815 592-5912

rstrong@wilmington-il.com


Aldermen: Act as the legislative division of the city,  hearing, then approving or denying motions concerning city business. Aldermen serve staggered 4 year terms to encourage continuity. 

1st ward: term ends 2019

1st ward: term ends 2019

Kevin Kirwin

  • Co-chair Water, Sewer, Streets & Alleys Committee
  • Member of Ordinance & Licensing & Building, Grounds Parks, Health & Safety Committees

Advice to Live By: "Treat Others as You Would Like to be Treated"

21386 Sea Ray Lane
815 476-9253

kkirwin@wilmington-il.com 
 


1st ward: term ends 2017

1st ward: term ends 2017

john persic

  • Co-Chair Buildings, Grounds, Parks, Health & Safety Committee
  •  Volunteer for the Wilmington Historical Society, Sons of the American Legion & Lions Club
  • City 

Words to Live by: "Good Learners Look for the Good in People and Affirm it; Only then do they Address the Problems."

408 S. Circle Street
815 210-5155

jpersic@wilmington-il.com
 

 


2nd ward: term ends 2019

2nd ward: term ends 2019

larry hall 

  • Co-chair Personnel & Collective Bargaining Committee
  • Member of Police & ESDA, Ordinance & Licensing and Water, Sewer, Streets & Alleys Committees

109 Mitchell Street
815 476-0221

lhall@wilmington-il.com
 


2Nd ward: Term ends 2017

2Nd ward: Term ends 2017

kirby hall

  • Co-chair Ordinance & Licensing Committee
  • Member Buildings, Grounds, Parks, Health & Safety Committee

310 Shakespeare Street
815 474-5854

khall@wilmington-il.com
 


3rd ward: term ends 2019

3rd ward: term ends 2019

fran tutor

  • Co-chair Finance, Administration & Land Acquisition and Police & ESDA Committees
  • Member Ordinance & Licensing Committee

834 Phyllis Drive
815 476-5569

ftutor@wilmington-il.com

 


 

LISA BUTLER

743 S. Water Street
815 476-5870

lbutler@wilmington-il.com 
 


4th ward: term ends 2019

4th ward: term ends 2019

Steve Evans

  • Co-chair Ordinance & Licensing Committee
  • Member Building, Grounds, Parks, Health & Safety Committee
  • Catfish Days Committee
  • Vision for Wilmington: A thriving, beautified downtown business district

 

522 Railroad Street
815 585-2546

sevans@wilmington-il.com 
 


4th ward: term ends 2017

4th ward: term ends 2017

Frank Studer

  • Co-chair Finance, Administration & Land Acquisition, Police & ESDA and Water, Sewer, Streets & Alleys Committees

 

1494 Widows Road
815 922-7047

fstuder@wilmington-il.com
 


Deputy City Clerk: In addition to being tasked with keeping the formality of keeping the official city seal, the clerk is also responsible for appointing a deputy clerk and is the custodian of all documents, records, licenses and monies collected. 

city clerk: interim status

city clerk: interim status

Joie Ziller

  • Executive Secretary
  • Deputy City Clerk
  • FOIA Officer
  • Notary Public
  • Voting Registrar 

815 476-2175 ext 228

jziller@wilmington-il.com 



Appointed Officials

 

Chief of PolicePhillip Arnold

 

parnold@wilmington-il.com
  
City Collector/Treasurer: Kim Doglio  

815 476-2175 ext 225 kdoglio@wilmington-il.com

 

Superintendent of Public Works: Ken Ewenson

 

Superintendent of Water Reclamation: Darin Fowler


Interim Superintendent of Water Plant: Ryan Foster
     

City Attorney: George Mahoney, of Mahoney, Silverman & Cross, LLC
 

Building Inspector: Rick Smith

815-476-2175 ext 233

 


Commissioners: 


Planning & Zoning Commission

Members: Larry Clennon, John Tryner, Chris Smith, Bryan Humphries, Gina Wysocki, Jonathan Jones, Ken Kulpa


Police Commissioners, Jonathan Mietzner, Gary Geiss, Loren Burkey

E.S.D.A.

 

E.S.D.A. was established to prevent, minimize, repair and alleviate injury of damage resulting from disaster caused by enemy attack, sabotage or other hostile actions or from natural or man-made disaster.

 

E.S.D.A. Director, Dennis Housman
E.S.D.A. Assistant Director, Rich Princko
P: 815 476-2334


Staff members

 

City Hall
1165 S. Water Street
P: 815 476-2175 F: 815 476-2276

 

Interim City Administrator: Frank Koehler

815 476-2175 ext 232 fkoehler@wilmington-il.com

Executive Secretary: Joie Ziller

815 476-2175 ext 228 jziller@wilmington-il.com

Accountant:  Kim Doglio

815 476-2175 ext 225 kdoglio@wilmington-il.com

Water Billing Clerk: Patty Botka

815 476-2175 ext 223 pbotka@wilmington-il.com
Payroll/Insurance & Accounts Payable Clerk: Maureen Surman

815 476-2175 ext 222 msurman@wilmington-il.com


Public Works Department, 
Ken Ewenson, Mike Nugent, Kyle Davis,

Jim Butler, Griffin Kinnett
745 Widows Road
P: 815 476-3104 F: 815 476-3105

 

Water Treatment Plant, 

Ryan Foster, Mike Stroud, John Surman, Nick Hansen
745 Widows Road
P: 815 476-6732 F: 815 476-3107

 

Water Reclamation Plant, 

Darin Fowler, Patrick Nugent, Jack Sadrakula
601 E. Kankakee River Drive
P: 815 476-5663 F: 815 476-5453