Recent Work

William (Bill) Balling has extensive professional management experience in Municipal Government. For over 29 years he served as the Village Manager in Buffalo Grove and throughout that period has guided growth in the Village to three times its original size.

Barrington Gets Better Fire Rating After Agency Split

An imminent upgrade of Barrington’s fire...

WRB,LLC Selected To Manage DU-COMM Second Facility Project

Public Safety Communications (DU-COMM) Second...

Village of Barrington, Illinois

Willam Balling, WRB,LLC, Managing Director...

Inside WRB

WRB, LLC is a regional public management consulting and management services firm providing support to local units of government, regional organizations and special service agencies.  Over the past 7 years, the Firm has been retained by over fifty jurisdictions in Cook, Lake, DuPage, Will and Kane Counties, Illinois to provide various management services and studies, meeting specific needs of its clients.

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The B-Line

December 8, 2014 |

Interim Management Services – For Cities Who Cannot Afford To Take Any Time Off

Management vacancies can be very stressful for even the most progressive unit of local government. The loss of a...

May 28, 2014 |

Is The Energy Crisis Over?

Have fracking and the new recoverable natural gas and crude oil deposits in the United States placed energy...

April 21, 2014 |

Is “Carrying your own water” always best?

Long distance hikers and mountain climbers maintain a long held tradition of independence and self sufficiency by...

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