Village Departments

There are many ways in which the Village of Darien works to serve the community.  The following are the major departments of the Village, including a description of their main functions.  If you need more information on a particular Village  service, these sections of the Web site should be helpful to you.

Village Administrator/Clerk-Treasurer's Office

Responsible for overall general Village operations.  Key staff members include the Village Administrator/Clerk-Treasurer, Deputy Clerk-Treasurer Edith Torres, and Vicki Healey-Etten, Administrative Assistant.  Edith Torres also serves as the key contact person for the Darien Water & Sewer Utility.

Public Safety

Responsible for all safety and emergency activities in the Village. Key staff members include the  Superintendent of Public Works - Mike Veley,  Interim Fire Chief & Emergency Medical Response Chief - Bruce Vander Veen.


Responsible for maintenance in the Village's four parks. The key staff person responsible for park maintenance is Superintendent of Public Works, Mike Veley.

Public Works

Responsible for the maintenance of the Village infrastructure as well as the operation and maintenance of the  Darien Water and Sewer Utility.   Key staff person is Superintendent of Public Works, Mike Veley.