Business/Economic Advisory Committee


Palos Heights Business/Economic Advisory 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 Business/Economic AdvisoryCommittee
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 with the Beautification Committee and the Chamber of Commerce in supporting the City's business community. For information on their efforts, please visit the Beautification Committee page and Palos Area Chamber of Commerce


The Committee meets on the 3rd Monday of the month at 12 Noon at the Palos Heights City Hall unless otherwise noted:

July 17, August 21, September 18, October 16, November 20, December 11

Business/Economic Advisory Committee Members


Bob Grossart
Committee Chairman, CPA

Jean Gnap
Former Bookstore Owner

Rick Powell
Finaincial Advisor, Edward Jones

Diane Goerg
Owner of Diane's Place

Barbara Bergamo
CNB Bank

Paul Muehlinickel
Financial Advisor, Wells Fargo

Lori Mazeika
Palos Health

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

Alderman Jeff Key, City Liason



Ken Busse, Community Development Coordinater, City of Palos Heights