Village Boards

The Village Board meets the first and third Monday of every month at 5:30 PM. The meetings are held in the Village Hall Council Chambers, 405 East 1st Street.

Committee Assignments

Village Trustees serve four-year staggered terms. Committee assignments for the trustees are made by the Village Board President on an annual basis. Current assignments (thru April 30th, 2013) are as follows:

Board of Improvements
All Trustees
Bruce Stickell, Chairperson
Harry Stuart
Karen Wilson
Community Center
Harry Stuart, Chairperson
Bruce Stickell
Cassandra Mikaio
Doug Humphrey, Chairperson
Michelle Hubbard
Karen Wilson
License & Ordinance
Michelle Hubbard, Chairperson
Harry Stuart
Doug Humphrey
Parks & Recreation
Cassandra Mikaio, Chairperson
Harry Stuart
Karen Wilson
Michelle Hubbard, Chairperson
Karen Wilson
Doug Humphrey
Streets and Alley
Harry Stuart, Chairperson
Karen Wilson
Doug Humphrey
Water & Sewer
Karen Wilson, Chairperson
Cassandra Mikaio
Bruce Stickell




Advisory Board for Building Inspectors

The following information is based upon Title 6, Sections 6-1-1 and 6-1-4 of the Milan Municipal Code – Uniform Building Code and Ordinances 618 and 681.

The Advisory Board of Building Inspectors may be established at the request of the Village President or the Building Inspector. The Advisory Board pertains itself to matters of codes and appeals. The Advisory Board may be active in securing the Uniform Building Code, which provides minimum standards to safeguard and control the design, construction, quality of materials, use and occupancy, location and maintenance of all buildings, structures and certain equipment within the Village.

Members are appointed by the Village President, as necessary, with the advice and consent of the Board of Trustees.


Board of Local Improvements

Members include the Village President and Board of Trustees.

The following information is based upon Title 2, Section 2-4-5 of the Village of Milan Municipal Code and Chapter 24 paragraph 9-2-7 of the Illinois Revised Statutes and Ordinance 475.

Established in 1964, the Board of Local Improvements is responsible for originating recommendations and ordinances for local improvements, to be paid wholly or in part by special assessment or special taxation. Petitions for any local improvements are addressed to the Board of Local Improvements, but are not necessary for an improvement scheme to originate. The Board also adopts resolutions describing improvements and their specifications.

If private or public property must be taken or is damaged during the improvement, the Board will schedule a public hearing. Objections are heard by the Board and a new resolution is adopted with possible modifications or the proposal may be abandoned.


Building Board of Appeals

Members are: (and non-members are appointed as necessary)
Vacant Architect
Vacant Electrician
John Minyard - HVAC/Plumbing
Kirk Nelson - Structural Engineer
Todd Fitzpatric - Fire Protection

The following information is based upon Title 4, Sections 4-9-1 through 4-9-4, Title 6, Sections 6-9-1 though 6-9-4 of the Milan Municipal Code Manual.

Established from the 1970 Illinois Municipal Code and amended September 30, 1985, to hear and decide appeals where it is alleged that there is an error in any action by the Zoning Enforcing Officer or any other official designated to carry out provisions of the Title and for the interpretation of the Zoning Map.

Before a variation is granted the Board of Appeals must find that certain conditions are shown to be present as well as certain procedures and costs in filing an appeal (see Titles 4-9-4 and 6-9-1).


Emergency Service and Disaster Agency (ESDA)

The following information is based upon Title 2, Section 2-4-6 of the Milan Municipal Code.

Established in 1975, the ESDA was created to prevent, minimize, repair & alleviate injury or damage resulting from disaster caused by enemy attack, sabotage or other hostile action, or from any natural or manmade disaster.

The coordinator is selected as needed by the Village President with the advice and consent of the Board of Trustees and shall serve until removed by the same. The coordinator may select additional members subject to direction and control of the Village President as provided by the statute.


Milan Police Pension Board

The following information is based upon the May 21, 1973, Village of Milan Board Meeting, Ordinance 675 and Article 3, Chapter 108, Illinois Revised Statutes.

Established in May, 1973, the Police Pension Board in this municipality benefits the policemen of the Village of Milan, their widows, children and certain other dependents required by law. The Police Pension Board shall meet regularly on a quarterly basis. The Board of Trustees shall have the powers and duties to control and manage the Pension Fund, to see fit as they may invest moneys and approve payments. A Police Pension Board must be established for all communities with a population of five thousand citizens or more.

Two (2) members of the Pension Board shall be appointed by the Village President. Two (2) members shall be elected by active members of the Village of Milan regular police force. One (1) member may be retired or a beneficiary of the police pension. Therefore, five (5) members in total may govern the Police Pension Board. Elections shall be held bi-annually on the third Monday in April. The terms of those elected shall commence on the second Tuesday following said election. Each member shall serve for a two (2) year period.

Chris Johnson. Chairman
Shawn Johnson
Arion Cox
Nathan Lundeen
Roger Reed


Park Advisory Board

Members are appointed as necessary.

The following information is based upon the Village of Milan February 3, 1986, Board Meeting.

The board was established several years ago and again in February, 1986. The Village President felt that the Village of Milan needed to be more active to help solve problems and reach solutions to problems in our area parks.

Members are appointed by the Village President with the advice and consent of the Board of Trustees.


Rock Island Metropolitan Mass Transit District Board

Dave Knouth, Representative for the Village of Milan was appointed May 2015, 2019, 2023.

The District was established November, 1970, for the purpose of putting new life and sources of funds into the transit system. In December, 1970, the creation of a municipal corporation gave the District power to levy taxes. September, 1971, a petition made the Village of Milan a part of the District.

One (1) member is appointed by the Mayor of each of the following cities; Milan, Silvis, Rock Island, Moline and East Moline and serve four (4) year terms.


Zoning Board of Appeals

The following information is based upon Title 2, Section 2-4-4 of the Milan Municipal Code and from Section 11-13-3 Chapter 24, of the Illinois Revised Statutes, 1981 Edition.

Established to hear and decide upon all matters regarding the Village of Milan Zoning Regulations, the Zoning Board of Appeals hears petitions for variations to the Zoning Regulations and appeals to the rulings of the Zoning Enforcement Officer.

The seven (7) members are appointed for five (5) year terms by the Village President with the advice and consent of the Board of Trustees.

Bill Favri, Chairman
Dick Stone
Jerry Mader
Ed Weinert
Dave Knouth
Vacant Seat
Vacant Seat