Mayor Patty Eidam

Mayor's Office
Lansing Municipal Center
3141 Ridge Road
Lansing, IL. 60438
(708) 895-7208
Monday through Friday
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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Village Board Meeting Schedule 

First and third Tuesday of each month (no first Tuesday meeting in January, July or August). Meetings begin at 7:00pm and are held at the Municipal Court Facility (Police Station) located at 2710 170th St.



Mayor Patty Eidam moved to Lansing in 1979 when she was hired as Lansing's first full-time female police officer/paramedic. She and her husband Bud have been married 34 years and have 3 children. She has served on the Lan-Oak Park Foundation and is a two-time Lansing Volunteer of the Year award winner (Lansing Historical Society in 2007 and Lansing Junior Woman's Association in 2012). Mayor Eidam is also past president and vice president of the Lansing Historical Society, and she spearheaded and chaired Lansing's very successful public art project 'Tri Motors in Plane View' in 2006. Then, in 2007, she received the prestigious ATHENA Leadership Award, presented annually to an individual who is honored for professional excellence, community service, and leadership skills. From 2001 to 2009 Mayor Eidam served as a Village Trustee and then as Village Clerk from 2009 to 2013. She is also a proud military veteran having served as a military intelligence analyst in the United States Army.



Vivian and her husband Steve have lived in Lansing for 24 years and have two adult children.  They have been members of St. Ann Church for over 20 years. Vivian’s work experience and service to her community in Lansing have thoroughly prepared her for the role of Village Clerk.  She previously served as the Executive Assistant to the Mayor from May 2009 to May 2017, held the role of Deputy Clerk for four years, and also was the Executive Director of the Lansing Chamber of Commerce. During her tenure with the Village, Vivian initiated the annual Lansing Clean-Up Day and has volunteered for numerous events and organizations throughout the years.  She is currently President and past Secretary of the Lansing Business Women’s Association, and is a past Secretary of the Planning & Zoning Board of Appeals.  Visit the Village Clerk's page by clicking here.


Chair of the Public Works & ADA Committee & the Co-Chair of the Youth Center & Insurance Committee 

Trustee Mike Skrbina has been a resident of Lansing since 1963. Mr. Skrbina attended Sunnybrook School, Thornton Fractional South High School, South Suburban College and Western Illinois University. Trustee Skrbina is a commercial tire salesman and is employed with Wentworth Tire Service. Mike has been married to Denise for 19 years and has 6 sons and 2 daughter-in-laws. Mr. Skrbina is a member of First Reformed Church of Lansing, presently serving as deacon and cadet counselor. Mr. Skrbina was president of the Lansing Jaycees and Lansing Little League, and is currently serving as a coach. Mike and his wife, Denise, started the Lansing Challenger Division, a baseball program for special needs children in 1992. Trustee Skrbina is the Chair of the Public Works and ADA Committee and the Co-Chair of the Youth Center and Insurance Committee.

Chair of the Fire & LNN Committee & the Co-Chair of the Public Works & ADA Committee

Trustee Michael Manno has resided in Lansing for almost 60 years. He is married to his wife Kathleen (44 years) and they have 3 daughters. Michael Manno joined the Lansing Police department in 1978 and served there until his appointment as a Trustee in April 2013. Trustee Manno also served on District 171’s school board as well as the police and fire safety team. He has served the community through countless volunteer efforts, including serving as president of the T.F. South Booster Club and the Lansing Lions Football Organization, a coach in the Lansing Girls' Softball Program, and as the chairman of the Marian Catholic fundraising committee. Trustee Manno is the Chair of the Fire and LNN Committee and the Co-Chair of the Public Works and ADA Committee.  

Chair of the Airport Committee & the Co-Chair of the Building & Economic Department Committee 

Trustee Tony Delaurentis was born and raised in Lansing and will be married to his wife (Toni) 47 years this year.  Mr. DeLaurentis attended Lansing public schools and after graduating from T.F. South, he served in the U.S. Army for two years.  He then went to work for Nalco Chemical Company and retired with 30 years of service. He was first elected to the position of trustee in 2001 and served on the Lansing Village Board for eight years.  He was again elected in 2011 and 2015.  He is very active in Lansing activities and is currently the Lansing Historical Society President as well as the president of the Ford Hangar Foundation. Trustee DeLaurentis is the Chair of the Airport Committee and the Co-Chair of the Building and Economic Department Committee. 



Chair of the Youth Center & Insurance Committee & the Co-Chair of the Fire & LNN Committee

Trustee Maureen Grady-Perovich has lived in Lansing for 32 years. She and her husband Tony have been married for 32 years and have 4 children. Trustee Grady-Perovich graduated from Marian Catholic High School before focusing on nursing as a career. In 2014 she earned her Doctorate in Nursing Practice from Governors State University and is currently a Professor of Nursing at Prairie State College. Her past involvement in Lansing includes being a Lansing Volunteer Paramedic, a Police and Fire commissioner, the secretary of the Lansing Volunteer Recognition Committee, an Honor Flight Chicago Volunteer, and a Camp Quality medical volunteer. Trustee Grady-Perovich is the Chair of the Youth Center and Insurance Committee and the Co-Chair of the Fire and LNN Committee.


Chair of the Building & Economic Development Committee & Co-Chair of the Finance & Police Committee

A nearly lifelong Lansing resident, Trustee Brian Hardy has owned and operated a successful business in Lansing (Chicago’s Finest Ironworks) for 30 years. He and his wife Kathy have been married for 36 years and have 2 children. He is a recent Chairman of the Planning and Zoning Board and also has served as the Director and then President of the Lansing Chamber of Commerce from 1996 to 1999. His past service to the community also includes 12 years as a director and coach in the Lansing Old Timers youth sports organization. In addition, Brian is an active member of the Lansing Copper Muggers service club. Trustee Hardy is the Chair of the Building and Economic Development Committee and Co-Chair of the Finance and Police Committee. 



Chair of the Finance & Police Committee & the Co-Chair of the Airport Committee

Trustee Jerry Zeldenrust grew up in Lansing, and he and his wife Sheila have been married for 37 years and have three daughters. His professional career saw him spend nearly 30 years as a Lansing police officer, where he served as a patrol officer, a detective, and as the Commander of Support Services. As Commander, he was responsible for creating and handling annual budgets, writing grants, and supervising the records, facilities, and telecommunications divisions. After retiring from the police force, Jerry spent the next five years as Chief of Public Safety at the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. He is also a lifelong and active member of the First Church (PCA) in Lansing. Trustee Zeldenrust is the Chair of the Finance and Police Committee and the Co-Chair of the Airport Committee.