Village Government

Mayor and Board of Trustees

  • Ross-Bradley

    Ross Badley, Trustee

    Water & Sewer Committee Chairman
    Finance Committee Co-Chair

    rbradley@coalcity-il.gov
    Term expires end of April 2023

  • Tim-Bradley

    Tim Bradley, Trustee

    Finance Committee Chairman
    Planning & Zoning Board Co-Chair

    tbradley@coalcity-il.gov
    Term expires end of April 2025

  • Dan Greggain headshot

    Dan Greggain, Trustee

    Public Health & Safety Committee Chairman
    Park Board Co-Chair

    dgreggain@coalcity-il.gov
    Term expires end of April 2023

  • Dave-Togliatti

    Dave Togliatti, Trustee

    Planning & Zoning Board Chairman
    Streets & Alley Committee Co-Chair

    dtogliatti@coalcity-il.gov
    Term expires end of April 2023

Park Board

Meet 3rd Tuesday of each month

Georgette Vota, Kris Perino, Jim Ludes

Planning and Zoning Board

Meet 1st and 3rd Monday of each month

Walt Mahaffey, John Hawkinson, Jill Breneman, Amanda Burns, Maria Lewis, Georgette Vota, Richard Crotteau

Police Pension Board

Meet four times a year

Quint Harmon, Dave Moran, James Howell

Fire and Police Board of Commissioners

Meet four times a year

Ron Flemming, Mike Lareau, Marvin Perino

Elected Officials

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.

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Terry Halliday

thalliday@coalcity-il.gov

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 employed in Naperville for Nokia, a multinational telecommunications equipment and service company. A life long resident of Coal City, he and his wife, Carol, have 3 children.

Dan Greggain

dgreggain@coalcity-il.gov

Public Health & Safety – Chairman

Park Committee – Vice-Chair

Sarah Beach

sbeach@coalcity-il.gov

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 a member of the Park Board before becoming Chairwoman. As a Neighborhood Champion, Mrs. Beach works to build up other small businesses and promotes shopping and staying local. She is also a member of the Market Fresh on Broadway Farmers’ Market committee. When she is not at her store you will find her active in community events. She and her husband, Josh, moved back into the area in 2008. They currently live behind the high school with their daughter, Olivia.

David Spesia

dspesia@coalcity-il.gov

Streets and Alley – Chairman
Water and Sewer – Vice Chair

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 States Marine Corps serving in North Carolina, California, and 1 year in Okinawa, Japan. Trustee Spesia was previously employed by BP/Amoco Joliet for 11 years holding a variety of positions including: Process Operator, Senior Inspector, Maintenance Planner and Contractor/Construction Coordinator. In July of 2000, Dave formed, Fastrak Construction Management, LLC, for which he is currently its sole proprietor.

Dave moved to the community in 1994 and currently resides in the Prairie Oaks Subdivision with his wife, Lisa and son, Zachary. The Spesias have deep roots in the area dating back to 1890. As a youth, Dave seldom missed a Carbon Hill Homecoming and spent many summer days at local recreational clubs.

Since moving to Coal City, Dave enjoyed 10 years as a volunteer team Coach for his son, Zachary and daughter, Abbey while they played in the Coal City Area Youth Baseball and Softball leagues. As Zachary and Abbey entered Coal City High School, Dave enjoyed working the concession stands for various events, supporting their teams and seeing the players he had coached through the years maturing into young adults.

With Abbey and Zachary having graduated High School and moved on to college, Mr. Spesia has decided to remain involved with the Coal City community by accepting an appointment as Village Trustee where his work experiences and knowledge of the area shall be beneficial.

Dave Togliatti

dtogliatti@coalcity-il.gov

Planning and Zoning – Chairman
Street and Alleys – Vice-Chairman

Tim Bradley

tbradley@coalcity-il.gov

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 at Joliet Junior College, and currently studies Business Administration and Economics at Illinois State University.

When not attending school Tim is employed at Morris Hospital and begins his third season as an Assistant Coach for the Coal City Coaler Football Team. Tim is a member of New Hope Presbyterian Church in Coal City.

Ross Bradley

rbradley@coalcity-il.gov

Water and Sewer – Chairman
Finance – 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 years and is currently the Quality Assurance person for Northfield Block Co. He and his wife Joann have 3 children, Bill, Kristin, Tim and also 3 grand-children.

Pamela M. Noffsinger

pnoffsinger@coalcity-il.gov

Village Clerk

City Budget Plan

The Village of Coal City operates on a fiscal year beginning on May 1st of each year ending on April 30th of the following calendar year. The completion of the annual budget is due to collective efforts of the Mayor, Village Board, Village Administrator, Treasurer, and all Village department heads.

The Village Board of Trustees adopts a budget prior to May 1st of each year in order to guide the Village’s departments – Public Works, Police, Community Development, and Administration with guidelines for expenses that occur throughout the year. There are 25 employees who work for the Village of Coal City throughout all of these departments.

Any comments or questions regarding the budget should be directed to the Village Administrator.

Budget FY23

Category: Budget
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Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA)

On June 26, 2009, the General Assembly passed Senate Bill 189. The Governor signed the bill into law on August 17, 2009, as Public Act 96-542. On January 11, 2010, the Village of Coal City adopted ordinance 10-01, that adopted a policy on the Freedom Of Information Act and designated the Village FOIA officers.

All requests for inspection or copies of public records must be submitted in writing in accordance with the Village of Coal City’s Freedom of Information Act Policy.

The Village also adopted Resolution 10-01 on January 11, 2010, that appointed the following as our official “FOIA Officers”:

FOIA OFFICERS
PAMELA NOFFSINGER, VILLAGE CLERK – pnoffsinger@coalcity-il.gov
JACQUE ALLEN, DEPUTY VILLAGE CLERK – jallen@coalcity-il.gov
BONNIE WIECZOREK, POLICE CLERK – bwieczorek@coalcity-il.gov
MATT FRITZ, VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR – mfritz@coalcity-il.gov

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