Under the direction of the Village Manager, this department is responsible for the management of all governmental operations and provides essential municipal activities, including village management, personnel, and public information. The Village Manager oversees the operations of all Village departments, directs human resource functions and receives direction from and provides recommendations to the Mayor and Board of Trustees. The Village Board of Trustees appoints the Village Manager.
In addition the Administration Department includes the Finance Office. The Finance Office provides a financial system that preserves and enhances the financial condition of the Village; creates, implements and maintains an effective accounting system and financial reports; and collects all funds due to the Village. The Finance Office prepares the Village's budget documents, the working plan for the operation of the Village. The Board of Trustees determines the final budget document and the allocation of resources it represents.