Community Relations Commission

PURPOSE


The purpose of the Community Relations Commission shall be to foster, encourage and stimulate the improvement of relations among and between citizens of all races, creeds, national origins and economic and educational levels; and to provide all individuals with an equal opportunity to grow and participate to the best of their ability in the economic, educational, social and cultural activities available in the community. The Commission will also assist in the development of public information and related communication programs to enhance the quality of life for all Village residents.

TO REPORT HOUSING DISCRIMINATION

The Community Relations Commission (CRC) is committed to promoting fairness and tolerance in the Village of Niles. If you believe you are experiencing discrimination in housing, please contact the
CRC hotline at 847-588-8089 or email us at
communityrelations@vniles.com


MEMBERS

– The Commission shall be composed of five members who shall be residents of the Village.  There is currently a VACANT positions. If you or someone you know is interested in being part of this active group that works to ensure and embrace equality in Niles, please submit an interest form: Click Here

The Village Manager, Director of Human Services, Chief of Police and one Trustee shall serve as ex-officio members.
  • Carolyn Drblik
  • Joe Kuffel
  • Vicky Duka
  • Matt Abtahi
  • Jovan Marinac
Ex- Officio Members
  • John Jekot, Trustee
  • Hadley Skeffington-Vos, Acting Village Manager
  • Darren Brown, Family Services Director
  • Luis C. Tigera, Chief of Police
Liaison
Katie Schneider, Secretary
kds@vniles.com
(847) 588-8005

MEETING DATES & LOCATION

 
As of June 2020, meetings will be held electronically, see meeting agenda for access link. Meetings are held quarterly in January, April, July and October on the second Thursday of the month at 6:00 p.m.

Meeting Schedule for 2021:
Thursday, February 11
Thursday, April 8
Thursday, July 8
Thursday, October 14


AGENDAS & MINUTES


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. All agendas are posted at Village Hall in accordance with the Open Meeting Act. Minutes are available following approval.
Most Recent Agenda | View All Agendas and Minutes


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION & RESOURCES

 
Click here for the Community Relations Commission Fair Housing Guide.
Click here for Polish version.
Click here for Spanish version.

Click here for Niles Crime-Free Housing Program for Tenants, Landlords and Managers