The Village of Bolingbrook was incorporated in 1965 and is a large suburb of Chicago located mostly in Will County,…More but also in a portion of DuPage County.
According to the most recent U.S. Census data, Bolingbrook has a population of 73,366.
It is the 17th largest incorporated place in Illinois.
The modern Village of Bolingbrook got its start in the first half of the 1960s when the first builder laid out the first housing tract in the farm fields just north of old U.S. 66 and beside Illinois Route 53, according to the village's website.
For a timeline of the history of Bolingbrook, click HERE.
The mayor of Bolingbrook is Roger C. Claar, a registered Republican and state central committeeman for the 13th Congressional District.
The village is run by Claar and the village's board of trustees, which include deputy mayor and trustee Leroy Brown, and trustees Michael Lawler, Ricardo Moralex, Joseph Morelli, Patricia Schanks and Sandra Swinkunas.
The village operates a number of departments, including police and fire departments, information technology, public works and engineering and human resources.
The police chief is Kevin McCarthy. The fire chief is Dave Litton.