Together, the Mayor and Village Board of Trustees create policy and direction for the Village. They perform such functions as:
- Passing resolutions and ordinances
- Approving the expenditure of money
- Levy taxes
- Approve subdivisions, zoning, and other land use regulations
- Deal with other issues that affect the Village of Bensenville
The President appoints the Village Administrator with the approval of the Board. The Village Administrator carries out the policies and oversees the daily operation of Village business.