Office of the Mayor

Mayor George Van Dusen holds regular office hours during which time he works on policy issues, meets with Village Manager John T. Lockerby to discuss Village matters and other duties related to his position as chief elected officer of the Village.
The Mayor also meets regularly with Michael Lorge, Corporation Counsel, to review the Village's positions on legal matters.

Often, the Mayor's Office fields calls from residents who are uncertain which Village department or division can assist them with a concern. These calls are referred to the appropriate department or division director.

View Mayor Van Dusen's May 10, 2019 "State of the Village" address to the Skokie Chamber of Commerce.
Mayor George Van Dusen sitting at his desk in his office


When school children tour Village hall, their first stop is usually the Mayor's Office, during which time Mayor Van Dusen talks to the students about the Village's history, government structure and other interesting Village program information.

Liquor Licenses

Inquiries regarding liquor licenses and temporary liquor licenses may be forwarded to the Office of the Mayor inasmuch as the Mayor is the Village's Liquor Commissioner.
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