Lyons Township, Illinois (combined population of 42,000) The Villages of La Grange, La Grange Park and Western Springs are communities located in Cook County, Illinois, approximately 15 miles west of downtown Chicago. These communities together formed the Lyons Township Area Communications Center which has been fully operational since April 2017. The Communications Center is seeking an experienced professional to lead the recently established consolidated dispatch center. The Executive Director will be focused on the continued development of the Center directing it from newly established to a more high-quality service and operations orientation as well as identifying opportunities for potential growth. The consolidated dispatch center provides E911 Police, Fire and Emergency Medical Services dispatching to the member communities that have a residential service population covering an area of approximately 7.5 square miles.