Teutopolis Community For Progress

Our Vision Statement:


Teutopolis is a community that respects its hard-working, fun-loving, God-fearing heritage. Teutopolis Community For Progress will build on that heritage by supporting our families, educating our children, and ensuring public safety. We will do what it takes to foster jobs and help our businesses to thrive. We will encourage a proud community spirit, nurture new ideas and efforts, and welcome all who share our vision.



  • Christmas Lights on Main Street
  • Flags and banners on Main Street
  • Creation of Teutopolis.com
  • Creation of Teutopolis Business Directory and Brochure
  • Teutopolis Veterans Memorial Project
  • Safe Routes to School Project (in progress)
  • Welcome Signs
  • Comprehensive Plan
  • Sister City with Gilman
  • Research and Education of TIF and Enterprise Zone Districts
  • Assisted the Teutopolis Fire District on grant application for signage
  • Business Retention Survey
  • Assisted the American Legion in funding and building the Veterans Memorial
  • Hosted community meeting for planning bike path and adaptation of the bike path plan
  • Obtained Peace Corps Fellows for the Village to work on economic and community development


Rick Siemer, Chuck Deters, Tom Runde, Ron Probst, Dan Zerrusen, Rich Hartke, John Mette, Roger Henderson, Joan Brumleve, Paul Grunloh, and Travis Bushue