1. Elected and Administrative Officials

The Village website shall include contact information, including name, phone number, and an electronic contact method for all elected officials, the Village Administrator, and the head administrator for each Village department. Click here for the organizational chart.

2. Meeting Information

The Village website shall include notices and agendas, as available, for all future public meetings of the Village Board, along with board packets and minutes. This information shall remain available on the Village's website for three years. The Village calendar shall include the tentative dates of Village Board meetings as early as possible, typically months in advance. Meeting dates may be changed, and meetings may be canceled, subject to the requirements of the Open Meetings Act.

3. Public Records

The Village website shall include the name, address, phone number, and an electronic contact method for the Village Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officer, along with the address, phone number, and electronic submission method for FOIA requests. The Village website shall also include the FOIA process response time and any fees charged by the Village in connection with FOIA requests and responses.

4. Budgets

The Village website shall include the detailed budget for the current-year, along with the detailed budgets for the prior 3 years.

  • Budget Information

5. Financial Audits

The Village website shall include the Village's comprehensive annual financial reports (CAFRs) for the past 3 years. The Village website shall also include any special project report results – such as for TIF districts and special construction projects – audit schedules, and program performance audits. This information shall remain available on the Village's website for five years.

  • Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) Information

6. Salary and Benefits

The Village website shall contain the total wages for each individual by position and benefits, including but not limited to, health insurance, life insurance, and pension. This information shall be updated at the end of each fiscal or calendar year and shall remain available on the Village's website for three years. The Village shall also provide all salary and benefit information in accordance with Public Act 97-0609 and as required by State Statute.

7. Contracts

The Village website shall include the following: open bids & proposals for all contracts for over $20,000, along with where and how to submit a bid or proposal; all approved vendor contracts for over $20,000, along with bids for those contracts, if applicable, and union contracts. Proprietary proposals will not be placed on the website. This information shall remain available on the Village's website for three years.

8. Taxes and Fees

The Village website shall include the following: a central page showing the tax rate for all major Village revenue sources – property, income, sales, etc.; a detailed listing of all Village revenue sources; and, a fee schedule showing all Village fees on residents and business.

  • Amusement Tax
  • Building Department Permit Fees
  • Hotel/Motel Tax
  • License Fees
  • Sales Tax
  • Telecommunications Tax and Utility Tax
  • Water and Sewer Rates