Meetings 2nd and 4th Wednesdays 7PM
The Village of Coal City was incorporated on August 17, 1881 with the population of 900. Coal City lies within three townships, Braceville, Felix and Wilmington and within two counties, Grundy and Will. Its first mayor was James Short. Coal City’s present population is 5,587. Beginning in 1999, the Village adopted the President-Trustee form of government. Since the initial election, the President and six Trustees are elected on a nonpartisan basis during staggered terms. Each of the Board members receive a four year term upon their successful election.
Mr. Halliday was elected to the Village Board in 1999 after serving on the Planning and Zoning Commission from 1997 to 1999. He received his Bachelors Degree from DeVry University and his Masters from DePaul University. Mr. Halliday is currently […]View Full Bio
Park Committee Chairwoman Public Health & Safety Vice-Chairwoman Sarah is the second-generation small business owner of Sunshine Garden Center in Diamond. She was on the Planning and Zoning Board before being elected to Trustee in 2017, and was also […]View Full Bio
Dave was appointed in March 2018 as Trustee to fill a vacancy. Born and raised in Joliet and a graduate of Joliet Township West High School, class of 1984, Mr. Spesia is an honorably discharged, 4-year veteran of the United […]View Full Bio
Finance Committee Chairman Water & Sewer Committee Vice-Chair Neal Nelson was elected as a Coal City Village Trustee in April of 2015. Mr. Nelson had served two four year terms as Mayor of Coal City from 2007 to 2015. During […]View Full Bio
Planning & Zoning Chairman Finance Committee Vice-Chair Tim Bradley was born and raised in the Village of Coal City, and is a graduate of the Coal City High School Class of 2011. Tim completed an Associates of Arts in Business […]View Full Bio
Water and Sewer Chairman Streets & Alley Vice-Chair Mr. Bradley was elected to the Village board in 2011. He was raised in Carbon Hill, attending Coal City Schools. He was previously employed with the Village of Coal City for 17 […]View Full Bio