The village president casts votes on all decisions regarding municipal process that come before the village board of…More trustees, and presides over board meetings. Decisions before the village president and board can range from dates for village festivals to sweeping village-wide development plans, and an array in between.
Daniel J. McLaughlin has served as the Orland Park Village President, or mayor, since 1983 and was re-elected in 2009.
Consolidated High School District 230 15100 S 94th Ave, Orland Park, IL60462 The Consolidated High School District 230 oversees the policies and management of Carl Sandburg, Amos Alonzo Stagg and…More Victor J. Andrew High Schools. The three schools are attended by students living in Orland Park, Orland Hills, Tinley Park, Willow Springs, Bridgeview, Worth and Oak Forest, as well as Palos Park, Hills and Heights. District 230 is managed by a superintendent and three assistant superintendents, as well as a board of directors. While today the district serves about 73 square miles of towns and villages, it began with in 1919 with University of Chicago graduate Miss Dorothy Emily Davis. She created the first Orland High School, with one 13-student class who met in one room on the second floor of Orland Park's Old Village Hall.
The Orland Park branch provides renewals for commercial and regular drivers licenses, as well as renewals for learning permits and state ID cards. Written and driving tests for passenger car, commercial vehicle and motorcycle licenses are not available at this location.
Orland Park's village hall is a striking 42,000 square foot structure that serves many functions for the community.…More Named after former Orland Park Mayor Frederick Owens, the building includes municipal offices for the mayor, village manager, board trustees, village clerk, development services, human resources, parks, finance and other departments.
The village hall, overlooking a pond at the north end, is used both as a meeting place for village boards and committees, and also as space for the local Illinois Secretary of State's office. The U.S. Veterans Administration also holds an office within the building, as does the Southwest Conference of Mayors.
Located slightly to the west of the village's center off Ravinia Avenue, the complex also includes a built in outdoor amphitheater used for performances. The Veterans Memorial placed south of the building is a steel sculpture titled "Ara Pacis," meaning "altar of peace." The sculpture was built by renowned sculptor Virginio Ferrari. The village hall connects by walkways to the Franklin Loebe Recreation Center and the William R. Vogel Civic Center.