The Village Board shall consist of the Village President and four Trustees, all of whom shall be elected from the Village at-large. The terms for both the Village President and Village Trustees are two years.
The Village Board serves as the legislative arm of Village government. Trustees are individual members of the Village Board. Individual Trustees are not empowered to act on behalf of the Village, and can only exercise power when a quorum or majority of the Board is present.
The Village Board appoints the Village Administrator, confirms several appointments made by the President and makes several appointments to the various boards and commissions. It has authority for the management and control of Village property; management and control of Village finances and infrastructure; the power to act for the government, for its commercial benefit, and for the health, safety, and welfare of the general public. Additionally, Village Trustees and the President:
Approve and amends the annual budget as needed
Approve the payment of claims made against the village