The Village of Bradley Firefighter’s Pension Fund was established for the benefit of its full time firefighters and of their surviving spouses, children and certain other dependents, as required by state statute.
The Bradley Firefighter’s Pension Fund Board consists of 5 members: two appointed by the Village President; two members are active participants of the pension fund who are elected from the active participants of the fund; and one member who is a retired member of the fund or, if there are none or they are unable to serve, an additional active firefighter elected from the active participants.
All moneys and securities belonging to said fund shall be held by the municipal treasurer subject to the order of the board of trustees of the pension fund. An annual list of beneficiaries and report of funds shall be made as required by law.
The members of the Bradley Firefighter’s Pension Fund board of trustees serve without compensation.
The Village of Bradley Police Pension Fund was established for the benefit of its full time police officers and of their surviving spouses, children and certain other dependents, as required by state statute.
The Board of Trustees of the Police Pension fund consists of five members: two appointed by the Village President, two elected from the regular police force and one from the beneficiaries of the fund as created by statute. The term of each member shall be two years as is provided by state statute.
The Board of Trustees of the Police Pension fund shall have the powers and duties delegated to it by state statute.
The members of the Bradley Police Pension Fund Board of Trustees serve without compensation.
The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners consists of three members appointed by the Village President with the advice and consent of the Village Board. They serve staggered three year terms and until their respective successors are appointed and qualified.
The commissioners appoint and promote all regular members of the fire and police departments with the assistance of an examination process which includes written, oral, physical, polygraph and psychological testing.
An eligibility list is created upon completion of the examination process, which is conducted every two years. If a vacancy occurs in any position in either the police department or the fire department, other than the positions of Chief of Police or the Chief of the Fire Department, the commissioners shall fill that vacancy according to current eligibility lists.
The Bradley Planning and Zoning Commission consists of nine members who are appointed to staggered five year terms by the Village President with the consent of the Village Board of Trustees.
All members serve with compensation as approved by the Board of Trustees.
To hold public hearings on matters pertaining to applications for special uses, amendments and variations to Chapter 60 of the Bradley Zoning Ordinance; and
To initiate, direct and review studies of the provisions of the Bradley Zoning Ordinance and Comprehensive Plan and to make reports of its recommendations to the village board; and
To hear appeals from any order, requirement, decision or determination made by the Zoning Administrator under Chapter 60, Bradley Zoning Ordinance; and
To hear variations from the terms provided in the zoning ordinance in the manner and subject to the standards set forth in Chapter 60, Bradley Zoning Ordinance.
All decisions of the Planning and Zoning Commission on any application for text or map amendments to the Bradley Zoning Ordinance; any application for special use, site plan reviews, appeals, applications for a variation, or on any other matter shall in all instances be advisory in nature and are subject to final consideration, evaluation and determination by the Village Board of Trustees.