Statement from Mayor Lora Vitek:
"Today the City mourns the passing of former City Administrator Larry Maholland. Larry served as a faithful public servant to the City of St. Charles for 23 years. He was the City’s Director of Finance & Administration from 1982-1997, and was appointed the City’s first City Administrator in 1997, a position he held for eight years before retiring from the City in 2005.
Under his leadership, the City earned both a Bronze Lincoln Award for Performance Excellence in 2003 and a Silver Lincoln Award in 2005, which acknowledge organizational excellence. Larry also was instrumental in the initial planning of the 1st Street development.
Larry's love of St. Charles and his commitment to bettering his community was evident in all he did. He was an active, dedicated volunteer who participated in several community and service organizations. He was an essential member of the River Corridor Foundation Board, and a past Rotarian and recognized Paul Harris Fellow.
Larry is remembered for his leadership, vision, strategic thinking, and as an encouraging mentor.
I know I speak for the entire City Council when I offer the sincerest condolences to his wife, Sharon, and his entire family.
I have ordered our city flags to be at half-staff until his funeral."