Timberlake’s six elected/appointed Council Officials, the Mayor and Administration, and Police, Fire, and Rescue Services work hard to make Timberlake a great place to live. The Mayor’s Administrative Office handles the day-to-day management of the Village, while the Council and Departments meet the infrastructure needs of maintaining village buildings, programs and services.
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The Village of Timberlake Mayor and Council believe that its people, not leaders, are what makes the Village great and actively work to encourage citizen participation in the decision-making process. Whether it is through neighborhood meetings, advisory boards and committees, telephone calls, letters, or other forms of communication the Village Council sets policies based on observations and experience along with the input and expressed needs of its citizens.
The Village of Timberlake is governed by a Mayor and six Council members who are elected or appointed. The Mayor is the Chief Executive of the village. The Mayor supervises the administration of the village and presides at council meetings. The Mayor may appoint various village officials. The mayor shall perform those duties established by village council in its bylaws and ordinances. It is the Mayor’s duty as chief executive to see that all village laws are enforced.
The Mayor must also sign various legal instruments as the village council or State law requires. The Mayor supervises all Village officers and employees and examines complaints against them. Council is primarily responsible for the introduction of legislation and the making of laws which govern and affect the village by proposing, debating, and voting on resolutions and ordinances introduced by the administrative branch, individual Council Members, or Council as a body. This body also approves appointments, regulates revenues and expenditures, incurs debt, and approves the final operating and capital budgets for the village.