Village of River Hills
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Village Board

The Village Board has six Trustees and a Board President.  They are elected for staggered three-year terms and set policy for the Village.  Regular Village Board meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.



  • J. Stephen Anderson

Village Attorney

  • Bill Dineen


  • R. David Fritz
  • Kurt Glaisner
  • Peter Kingwill
  • Christopher Noyes
  • Peggy Russo
  • Willard Walker

Board Of Appeals

The Board Of Appeals consists of five regular members who hear cases of persons appealing decisions of administrative officers, boards or commissions in the Village, such as building permits denied by the Building Inspector or items denied by the Plan Commission.  The Board of Appeals does not have a regular meeting date, but meets when an appeal is filed.  Two alternates are appointed to the Board.


  • Chris Beidel
  • Don Daugherty
  • Rosalie Gellman
  • Billie Smith


  • Steve Spector


  • Kieran Donohue
  • vacancy

Board Of Health

The Board Of Health meets when a health-related matter needs to be addressed.  It is made up of five physicians.  The Village is a member of the North Shore Health Department.

  • Christopher Okunseri

Board Of Review

The Board of Review consists of five regular members who meet within 30 days after the second Monday of May.  This board approves the assessment roll of the village which is later then used to determine tax rates.


  • Dean Schultz


  • Kathy Dickinson
  • Tony Enea
  • Paul Gordon
  • Nick Padway

Building Board

The Building Board has nine regular members.  This board approves projects done to the exterior of the home or property. They meet on the third Monday of the month to decide on building projects on the agenda.



  • Tony Enea


  • Simon Bundy
  • Chris Cunningham
  • Victor Harding
  • Ray Juehring
  • Peter Kies
  • Chris Meisel
  • Susan Muggli
  • Steve Simon

Plan Commission

The Plan Commission has nine members including the Village Engineer.  They address issues relating to planning and zoning matters and to make recommendations to the Village Board.  If there is an agenda item, the Commission will meet on the second Monday of the month.


  • J. Stephen Anderson

Village Trustee

  • Willard Walker

Village Engineer

  • Mustafa Emir


  • Bernard Cohen
  • Jeffery Costakos
  • Don Daugherty
  • Alex Hawley
  • Peter Stanford
  • Michael Weiss

Committee On The Environment And Tree Board

The Committee On The Environment And Tree Board is an ad-hoc committee which meets to discuss the deer program, wetlands, trash removal, recycling and other environmental concerns.


  • John Machulak
  • Peter Thornquist

Village Trustee

  • Peggy Russo


  • Bob Boucher
  • Hadie Purtell
  • Wendy Walcott


  • Darele Bisquerra
  • Larry Boyer
  • Linda Ivarson
  • Tamara Miller
  • Miguel Mireles
  • Emily Siegrist
  • Anne Vogel

North Shore Fire / Rescue Foundation

Fire Commission

  • Nick Padway

Village Trustee – North Shore Fire Department Board

  • Peter Kingwill

North Shore Library Board

Village Trustee

  • Kurt Glaisner

River Hills Foundation

This board meets twice a year to discuss projects in the village that can be privately funded to improve the quality of life and the beautification of the village.


  • Glen Hackmann

Vice President

  • Liza Perry


  • Kristin Severson


  • Donald Baumgartner
  • Richard Glaisner
  • Mary Ann LaBahn
  • Jill Pelisek
  • Candy Pindyck
  • Anne Vogel
  • Ed Zore

All Board Agendas and Minutes can be found under their individual pages