Board of Fire & Police Commissioners

Regular Meetings

The Batavia Board of Fire & Police Commissioners meets on a monthly basis on the first Tuesday of every month, unless otherwise noted. The Board meets at 5:00 p.m. in the Batavia Police Department 2nd Floor Conference Room located at the Batavia Government Center, 100 North Island Avenue, Batavia, Illinois.

All regular meetings are open to the public.

The following is the schedule for 2018:

January 18, 2018*,  May 1, 2018, September 4, 2018,
February 5, 2018**, June 5, 2018, October 2, 2018,
March 6, 2018, July 3, 2018, November 6, 2018,
April 3, 2018, August 7, 2018,  December 4, 2018

* January 18, 2018 meeting will be held at the East Side Fire Department at noon.

** The February meeting will be on Monday, February 5, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. at the Batavia Police Department.

Special Meetings

Special meetings shall be open and notice thereof to be posted 48 hours prior to convening.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Current Commissioners are as follows:
  • Nancy Vance, Chairman
  • Dennis Anderson, Secretary
  • Randy Zies, Commissioner


The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners consists of 3 members who are appointed by the Mayor of the City and who voluntarily serve for a term of 3 years. The purpose of the board shall be to appoint all officers of the fire and police departments of the City of Batavia. The board shall make rules to carry out the purpose for appointments and removals in accordance with the provisions of the Illinois Compiled Statutes. The board shall also conduct testing for the appointment of officers to the fire and police departments as well as promotional testing. Testing for entry-level positions is conducted every 2 years. Promotional testing is conducted every 3 years. The board may also, when required, conduct hearings reference disciplinary actions taken against an officer by the department.

Board Duties

The board shall have such other powers and duties as are given it by the statutes of the state of Illinois or by ordinance.