Economic Development Committee


Palos Heights Economic Development Committee

The Committee's purpose is to be a resource and sounding board to the City of Palos Heights to ensure that the Comprehensive Plan is utilized. In order to do so, the Committee develops yearly plans that tie into the long range Comprehensive Plan. Through communication with elected officials and staff, the Committee coordinates various studies and projects to keep their efforts of implementing the Comprehensive Plan in a positive and forward direction.

Palos Heights Economic Development Committee
7607 W. College Drive
Palos Heights, IL 60463

(708) 448-5276

(708) 361-9711




About the Committee

The City of Palos Heights reorganized the structure of the Business & Economic Development Council in 2010 to form the Business/Economic Advisory Committee which is composed of local business owners and residents. The Committee acts as an advisory committee to the Mayor and City Council.

The Committee also works in conjunction with the Beautification Committee. For information on their efforts, please visit the Beautification Committee page.


Economic Development Committee Members


Bob Grossart
Committee Chairman, CPA

Jean Gnap
Former Alderman

Rick Powell
Finaincial Advisor, Edward Jones

Diane Goerg
Owner of Diane's Place

Margie Zeglen
Administrative Director, Network Developments and Analytics, Planning

Paul Muehlinickel
Financial Advisor, Wells Fargo

Steve Georgiou
Owner of Computer Greeks

Dr. Charles Polcaster
Owner of Associates in Professional Counseling and Coaching

William Flowers
President of Chamber of Commerce