Village of Bartlett, Illinois  •  228 S. Main St. •  Bartlett, IL 60103  •  630.837.0800  •
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Vision Statement

Bartlett is a community all are proud to call home. We are a Village that values our past, cherishes our present and works together to thoughtfully plan for the future.

Goals & Objectivescover of 2013-2014 strategic plan

Create a community that fosters a sense of belonging

      • Foster downtown development that serves as a community focal point and consider adjustments to reflect evolving needs and market trends.
      • Develop an effective approach for more active involvement in promoting municipal authority and local control.
      • Promote community identity and events tied to enhanced communications.
      • Encourage resident involvement.
      • Maintain and enhance communication.
      • Facilitate intergovernmental relationships with other local taxing districts

Attract and retain a diverse business population

  • Continue to develop a Town Center in our downtown.
  • Provide support to existing and new business community.
  • Continue to address the development of the Brewster Creek Business Park.
  • Continue to address business development of the Bluff City and Blue Heron business parks.
  • Explore development potential of commercial area at Route 59 & Lake Street and Route 59 & W. Bartlett Road site.

Continue efforts toward promoting improvements in our schools and our local education system

  • Continue efforts toward school improvements.

Maintain and enhance the appearance of our community

  • Promote residential, industrial and commercial property maintenance.
  • Promote an inviting outdoor environment.
  • Continue to provide for community land use planning.
  • Continue the corridor plan for West Bartlett Road.

Continue to provide high quality, responsive, and cost effective Village services.

  • Focus on the development, motivation, and recognition of municipal staff.
  • Maintain a fiscally responsible government.
  • Continue to evaluate and implement the use of technology in providing services and municipal operations.
  • Encourage regional and local transportation availability.
  • Continue to provide and maintain infrastructure, facilities and services to focus on core municipal service areas.
  • Continue to address residential drainage and storm water concerns.
  • Maintain a safe community.
  • Maintain emergency management efforts.


Evaluate and promote, where possible, environmentally friendly development, purchases, awareness and programs

  • Evaluate municipal purchases and practices for environment-friendly alternatives.



updated 6-4-2013