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Legislative Breakfast REScheduled for 2/22/19  at Eagle Brook Country Club, Geneva

Metro West Council of Government is an association of municipalities serving a population of more than 750,000 in Kane, Kendall and DeKalb Counties of Illinois.  Metro West fosters regional cooperation to address regional issues including managing growth, transportation and water conservation and promoting sustainable economic development.  Metro West provides a united voice for municipalities and serves as their strong advocate.  The Council provides networking opportunities for area mayors and managers, which allow them to share ideas and address common issues.



Metro West Council of Government is pleased to announce the Village of Carpentersville has joined us as our newest member. Carpentersville was approved and welcomed at the Metro West September 27th Board Meeting. Mayor John Skillman was in attendance at the meeting. The Village of Carpentersville is in Kane County and most recently posted a population of 38,291. 



The annual Business Partner Recognition Dinner was held on October 25th at Two Brothers Roundhouse in Aurora. Metro West was pleased to have the opportunity to honor our 12 Gold and 28 Silver Level Business Partners. The evening will begin at 6:00 with Appetizers, Networking and Cocktails. At 7:00 welcomes were provided by Metro West President Steve Ward and Aurora Deputy Mayor Chuck Nelson. After dinner, the Gold Level Business Partners received their Certificates of Appreciation followed by the Silver Level Business Partner certificate distribution. The Metro West staff and members are fortunate to be working with this group of business leaders.

Next, the outgoing Metro West Officers were recognized and the incoming Executive Board was nstalled by Mary Randle. 


(Left to right) Sean Michels-Metro West President; Chad Pieper-HR Green; Bill Thomas-Ottosen Britz KellyCooper Gilbert & DiNolfo; Joe Del Real-Nicor; Scott Marquardt-HR Green; Nick Bava-Sikich; Pete Wallers-Engineering Enterprises; Lindsay Fish-Sikich; Mike Paulos-Comcast; Joan Sage-Comcast; Erin Marshall-Azavar Government Solutions; Tom Fagan-Azavar Government Solutions; Jaci Kator-AT&T; Beth Penesis-Aqua; Michael Fountain-ComEd; Greg Castellanos-ComEd and Steve Ward-Metro West Immediate Past President.



(Left to right) Jim Michels-Waubonsee Community College; Senator Don DeWitte-Wine Sergi Insurance; Kurt Corrigan-V3 Companies; Scott Trotter-Trotter & Associates; Andrew Kim-PMA Financial; Anthony Miceli-Speer Financial; Phil Kazimier-Trotter & Axxociates; Tom Mahaffey-Larson & Darby Group; Erik Stoltz-PMA Financial; James McKenzie-Trotter & Associates; Burt Andrews-Larson and Darby Group; Ian Lamp-Lamp Incorporated; Dave Lawry-Chastain & Associates; Katy Rush-GovHR USA; Amrou Atassi-CDM Smith; Steve Frerichs-Chastain & Associates; Jill Hagan-MB Financial; Sean Durkin-MB Financial; Carla Weiss-First National Bank; Larry Widmer-Call One; Anne Ross-The Horton Group; Carolyn Grieves-Baxter and Woodman; Tish Powell-Advanced Disposal; Mike Earl-GovHR USA Steve Ward-Metro West Immediate Past President.




Sean Michels, President
Village of Sugar Grove

Vice President
Kathy Curtis, President
Village of Maple Park

Steve Bosco, Administrator
Village of North Aurora

Dan DiSanto, Administrator
Village of Oswego

DeKalb County Municipal Representative
Jerry Smith, Mayor, City of DeKalb

Kane County Municipal Representative
Jeff Walter, President, Village of Elburn

Kendall County Municipal Representative
Jeff Zoephel, Administrator, Village of Montgomery

Immediate Past President
Steve Ward, President, Village of South Elgin

Past Presidents-Executive Committee Members
Matt Brolley, President, Village of Montgomery
David Kaptain, Mayor of Elgin
Stephan Pickett, President, Village of Sleepy Hollow






February 22nd - RESCHEDULED Legislative Breakfast

The January 23rd Legislative Breakfast was cancelled due to inclement weather.

Metro West Council of Government will host the annual Legislative Breakfast on Friday, February 22nd. The rescheduled event will be held at Eagle Brook Country Club, 2288 Fargo Bouldvard, Geneva. This is a different venue than the previously scheduled breakfast. The event will start with networking at 7:00 am, a buffet breakfast at 7:30 and at 8:00 am the program will commence with a welcome by Mayor Burns and introductions. All legislators from the Kane, Kendall, and DeKalb county area have been invited to participate. Those that have chosen to attend will be asked several questions that were written by the Metro West Legislative Committee regarding the upcoming legislative session, local legislative issues and challenges facing the State of Illinois. Committee Chairman Bart Olson, United City of Yorkville Administrator will be the moderator. The event will adjourn at 9:30 am.  Print registration form 

March 13-14  Springfield Drive Down


Board Meetings:

February 28th-Pal Joey's, 2030 Main Street, Batavia. Networking will begin at 5:30 and the board meeting will be called to order at 6:00.

March 28th-River Street Tavern, 102 North River Street, East Dundee. Networking will begin at 5:30 and the board meeting will be called to order at 6:00.

April 25th-Fanatico, 1215 Blackhawk Road, DeKalb. Networking will begin at 5:30 and the board meetinng will be called to order at 6:00.



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