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Village Posts Employees' 2011 Salaries

View village employees' salaries in 2011. Then come back and take the poll.

posted the 2011 salaries of village employees on its website.

Earnings include gross wages from the past year. The highest paid employee was village manager Larry Deetjen at $154,732.

Two captains made more than their boss, Chief George Sheets. A custodian also earned more than the village clerk. It’s all public information.

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Here are some of the top earners, and randomly chosen municipal employees for perspective. We’ve also included the pdf of village employee earnings.

  • Larry Deetjen, village manager -- $154,732
  • Roger Minnis, custodian II -- 77,863.01
  • Jane Quinlan, village clerk -- $59,644
  • Brian Hanigan, finance director -- $123, 880
  • John P. Gallagher, civil engineer -- $101,056
  • Chad R. Weiler, director of business operations -- $78,700
  • Donna M. Nagel, cashier I -- $47,502
  • Bill Villanova, police chief -- $119,500
  • Timothy E. Furmenek, police lieutenant -- $111,892
  • Michael T. Fortuna, patrol officer -- $98,229
  • George Sheets, fire chief -- $115,072
  • Robert A. Wesselhoff, fire captain -- $127,272
  • Michael S. Borman, fire captain -- $127,237
  • Michael J. Curran, firefighter/paramedic -- $113,753
  • James J, Casper, firefighter/paramedic -- $95,906
  • Steve Barrett, public works superintendent -- $98,656
  • Thomas L. Fagan, public works crew chief -- $86,692
Jim March 04, 2012 at 06:41 PM
Roger is not overpaid for what he does for this village. He is doing the work of 2-3 people that were let go through attrition.
OakLawnGuy March 04, 2012 at 06:54 PM
Ours graduated from OLCHS with honors, ACTs of 35, 34 and 32 respectively so....sorry you missed that. Enjoy your environs!
Not Dave March 04, 2012 at 07:45 PM
Anybody know why Village did this and why fire dept was listed first? Had to be politics as usual even though this info is available to the public.
wyatt erp March 05, 2012 at 05:10 PM
How about the trustees? Family Insurance, travel, expense accounts, cell phones and wink winks? How about payments/stipends to all of the committee and board members of the village? Most of them are already on the village dole as it is.
concerned person March 08, 2012 at 01:26 AM
How come we pay for big larry's car when he gets one from the village dosen't make sense. wonder if the other trustee's get medical benfits for being on the board? part time\? please post if anyone knows funny how people defend larry but really don't know the whole story wish we could all meet at the hall and have a question the manger talk wonder if he would show up & tell the TRUTH

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