Village Manager


Randall Recklaus was appointed as Village Manager in 2014 by the Village Board.
 His role as Village Manager is to provide overall direction and administration of policies and programs established by the Village Board. He provides leadership to the staff in all departments to ensure the delivery of high-quality, customer-service oriented programs, while always being mindful of the impact on our citizens. 

Prior to coming to Arlington Heights, Mr. Recklaus, was the Village Manager of Clarendon Hills. Prior to Clarendon Hills, he worked as Assistant City Administrator for the City of Batavia, for the City of St. Charles from as Service Efforts and Accomplishments Program Coordinator, and served as an elected official on the DeKalb County Board. 







More about our Village Manager

Randy's experience in all aspects of municipal management provides a strong foundation as Arlington Heights’ fifth Village Manager in the more than 60 years of the Village’s Council-Manager form of government. In his years as a municipal leader, Randy has many accomplishments in the areas of fiscal responsibility, intergovernmental cooperation, economic development, human resources management, municipal-process improvement, communications and public outreach. 

Randy’s educational credentials include a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and Government from Northern Illinois University, and a Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Urban Management.

 

Did you know...

...that you can reserve a room at Village Hall?

Some Meeting Rooms are available for the public to reserve for a meeting, provided the group planning the meeting is from another Village governmental agency, is a non-profit organization primarily based in Arlington Heights, or organizations comprised predominately of either Village residents or business owners or both. Download the Village Hall Meeting Room Reservation Form or please call 847.368.5100.


...that the Village does not oversee the Park District or Library?
The Arlington Heights Park District and Arlington Heights Memorial Library are two separate governmental entities. The Village has no jurisdiction over the policies and programs for the Park District or the Library. The phone number for the Park District is 847.577.3000.  The Arlington Heights Memorial Libraryphone number is 847.392.0100.

News
Holiday Happenings @ Harmony Park, December 7
Holiday Happenings @ Harmony Park will be held on Friday, December 7, 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. Remember to Pack the Park around 6 p.m. for the Village's first video holiday greeting!... Read More
Holiday Happenings @ Harmony Park, December 7
Horses are ready for the horse-drawn trolley rides.
Q & A Regarding Proposed 2019 Budget
The Village invited residents to submit questions regarding the proposed 2019 Budget. The questions received and corresponding answers are provided in this news article. Thank you to all who sent in their questions. ... Read More
Q & A Regarding Proposed 2019 Budget
Financial Graphics
Fire Chief Kenneth Koeppen Announces Retirement Effective November 15, 2018
Fire Chief Ken Koeppen announces his retirement after more than 38 years of service to the Village of Arlington Heights. He served as Fire Chief for the past 4 years.... Read More
Fire Chief Kenneth Koeppen Announces Retirement Effective November 15, 2018
Fire Chief Ken Koeppen
Celebrate Annual Tree Lighting on November 23, 4 p.m.
Come one and all and celebrate with us at the annual Tree Lighting event held on Friday, November 23 at 4 p.m. at North School Park, Eastman and Arlington Heights Road!... Read More
Celebrate Annual Tree Lighting on November 23, 4 p.m.
Tree Lighting Event