The Village of Richton Park operates under the board / manager form of government. The village manager is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the village. The manager is appointed by the president and Board of Trustees and serves as business manager, attends all board meetings, and makes recommendations to the board. The village manager is responsible for implementing the policies and directives of the village president and Board of Trustees. The village manager supervises the village staff, consultants, and leads the development of staff, makes recommendations to the village president and board, and supports the village's various committees and commissions.
The manager duties include:
Preparing a budget for the board’s consideration
Recruiting, hiring, and supervising the government’s staff
Serving as the board’s chief adviser
Carrying out the board’s policies
Overseeing the day-to-day operations of the village