Mayor Paul Rickenbach served on the Village Police force for 24 years and attained the rank of Detective Sergeant. He was elected Mayor in 1992 and reelected in 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016.
The mayor is the chief executive of the Village and serves for four years. He presides at the meetings of the board of trustees and has the right to vote. The mayor has no veto power over legislative action of the board.
The mayor appoints all department heads and non-elected employees with the approval of the trustees.