Mayor Frank A. Pasquale, Ph.D.
Frank A. Pasquale is mayor of the Village of Bellwood, Ill., having been elected to office in 2001, and re-elected in 2004 and 2009. Prior to serving as mayor, the four-decade resident served as a village trustee and as a commissioner of Memorial Park District.
Open, honest and transparent government, intergovernmental cooperation and public/private partnerships have been the hallmark of Mayor Pasquale’s administration, as well as a strategic focus on economic development and capital improvement projects that are driving new residential and retail development.
After four decades of service and devotion to education, Mayor Pasquale was urged to share his time and talent in public service. His accomplishments since 2001 have been numerous, far-reaching and well documented by citizens, other municipalities and the media. For example, pledging to the citizens to pave every alley in the village – and facilitate new, brighter lighting – while running for office in 2001, the mayor kept his promise, completing the project on time and within budget.
Public safety and security have also been priorities for the mayor who collaborated with and empowered the village’s police and fire departments to implement initiatives to ensure a high degree of public safety.
In addition, citizens were called to action to help make the community a safer place to live, work and play through their active participation in regular Neighborhood Watch/Community Policing meetings. Consequently, crime dropped for three consecutive years.
For more information, call the Mayor's office at (708) 547-3500.