Boards & Commissions

The Village of Riverside provides many opportunities for resident involvement through service on Advisory Boards and Commissions All members of boards, commissions and committees are appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Board of Trustees. The Commissions meet regularly and provide guidance on issues relative to their respective areas of interest.

By clicking on a commission page, you can access their agendas and meeting minutes. Please contact the Village Clerk with any questions regarding meeting agendas and minutes.
  1. Agendas & Minutes

    Access easily searchable meeting agendas and minutes for various boards, commissions, and committees.

  2. Board of Trustees

    The Village of Riverside is a non-home rule municipality. This involves a President and 6-member Board of Trustees.

  3. Board of Fire & Police Commissioners

    The Commissioners are charged with the responsibility of conducting the hiring process and certifying the eligibility of patrol officers, sergeants and lieutenants. They are also charged with conducting any disciplinary hearings.

  4. Economic Development Commission

    Our mission is to use the principles of Frederick Law Olmsted’s design of the historic village of Riverside to encourage economic development of the community.

  5. Foreign Fire Tax Board

    The Foreign Fire Tax Board (FFTB) manages a fund made up of the revenues received from the Foreign Fire Tax for the Village of Riverside.

  6. Historical Commission

  7. Landscape Advisory Commission

    This group prepares and recommends to the Boards of Trustees a master landscape plan for all public areas, prepares an inventory of all trees and plantings within Riverside parks, and advises the Board of Trustees on treatment and disease prevention methods for all plantings.

  8. Parks & Recreation Board

    This Board advises rules and regulations governing the use and operation of designated public playground and recreation areas and establishes the hours that such areas will be open for public use.

  9. Planning & Zoning Commission

    This Commission prepares and makes recommendations to the Board of Trustees related to variations, text amendments and present and future developments in the Village.

  10. Police Pension Board

    This is the homepage for the Riverside Police Pension Board. Visit this page to view the agendas and meeting minutes of the pension board.

  11. Preservation Commission

    This Commission approves building projects for local historic structures and performs activities consistent with its role as a preservation advocate.

  12. Riverside TV Commission

    This Commission oversees the operation of government cable programming activities within Riverside.

  13. Safe Environmental Commission

    This Commission studies and reports to the Board of Trustees on traffic and other public safety hazards, and makes recommendations on the elimination of such hazards.