Meet Your Mayor
On May 14, 2013, Andrew Przybylo was sworn in as Mayor of the Village of Niles. Mayor Andrew Przybylo and his wife, Amy, have been residents of Niles since 1981. They have two children. In May of 2014, Mayor Przybylo was named Municipal Leader of the Year for high achievement and service to the community by the Illinois Crime Commission.
Among his initiatives during his first year and a half in office as Niles Mayor and Village Board President, Mayor Przybylo was instrumental in creating the Senior Crime Reduction Awareness Measures (SCRAM) Police educational program for seniors. He appointed a Commission for Economic Development and Neighborhood Renewal. Mayor Przybylo, along with the Cook County Assessor’s Office, held two property tax reduction seminars for residents. He initiated a Performance Management Program for employees as well as an E-ethics training program, and he reinstated the animal control officer.
Mayor Przybylo is a big believer in creating community and bringing Niles residents together. With this goal in mind, he started a block party campaign, the first annual Christmas Tree lighting ceremony, the first annual Bike Niles event and he has many more community-building initiatives yet to come.
From 1989 to 2013, Andrew Przybylo served on the Village Board as trustee. From 1987 to 1989, he was a member of the Niles Plan Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals. During this time he has been a member of several organizations including the Knights of Columbus, Niles Lions Club, and Niles Sister Cities.
Mayoral Contributions to the Village of Niles
Mayor Przybylo considers it an essential part of his role to improve the daily quality of life of Niles residents. Click on the chart below to view a comprehensive list of Village initiatives that the Mayor has spearheaded or played an integral role in, along with the overarching Village goals that the initiatives align with (accomplishments also listed below in text format).
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Ad Hoc Committee for Economic Enhancement • Block Parties • POW/MIA Chair of Honor at Village Hall • Commission for Economic Development and Neighborhood Renewal • Condo Association Visits • E-Ethics Training Implemented for Employees • Ended the Glenview Water Lawsuit • Established the Office of the Inspector General • Holly Jolly Christmas Market • Veteran Key to the Village Program • Maria SS. Lauretana Society Event • Lobbied State Legislators to free up $285,000 • Multi-Modal Transportation/Bike and Pedestrian Plan • Performance Management for Staff • Post Office Lease Renegotiation • Property Tax Appeal Workshops • Public Service Announcements on Cable Channels • Records Management/Document Destruction • Red Oak “Village Tree” Dedication • Shake up of Long-Term Contracts • Standing Committee System • Stormwater Relief Program Started One Year Early • Task Force for Legislative Initiatives & Funding Solutions (Lobbyist) • Taste of Sister Cities Event • Volunteer Program • Acquisition of 9101 Greenwood for Stormwater Project • Paperless Meetings • Electric Vehicle for Public Services • Arts & Culture Touhy Corridor TIF • Costco/Fresh Farms/Aldi/Golf Mill Ford • Garage Sales Program • New Zoning Code • South Milwaukee Avenue Plan • New Direction for Family Services Department • Mediation Program for Neighbors • Village-Wide e-Pay Started • Aggressive Animal Control Program Improvements • S.C.R.A.M. Program • Community Relations Program • Friendly Visitor Program • Healthier Niles Survey Project • Senior Center Block Party • Senior Center Affordable Care Act Sign Up • “HEROES” Snow Shoveling Program • Telephone Reassurance Program
*As previously stated