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Transparency Checklist
Transparency Checklist

The Illinois Policy Institute (IPI) has created a 10-point transparency checklist to hold government and elected officials accountable to the citizens and taxpayers, providing a “best practices” framework intended to improve government transparency throughout the State of Illinois. It is the Village of Montgomery's objective to go above and beyond IPI’s requirements, using the transparency checklist as a foundation for open government. 

The Village of Montgomery Transparency Checklist is as follows:

     1.  Elected Officials 
     2.  Meeting Information 
     3.  Agendas and Minutes
     4.  Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
     5.  Budget
     6.  Financial Reports  
     7.  Salary and Benefits 
     8.  Collective Bargaining Contracts & Agreements
     9.  Taxes and Fees
   10.  Licenses, Permits and Fees
       11.  Electrical Aggregation 
       12.  Use Request Tracker to report a concern or ask a question
       13.  2010 Census  
       14.  The State of The Village 
       15.  Village News Releases 
       16.  Staff Directory
       17.  Vendor Payments
       18.  Lobbying
       19.  Bids and RFPs
       20.  Prevailing Wages

To request public documents, please submit a written request stating the specific record or document you are seeking. For your convenience, a Request for Public Records form is available at the Village Hall or online. Forms mail be mailed to Debra Buchanan, FOIA Officer, 200 N. River Street, Montgomery, IL 60538 or faxed to (630) 896-0791. Requests may also be submitted via email.  The FOIA Officer may be reached by phone at (630) 896-8080 ext. 9003.

The Village of Montgomery's Open Meetings Act (OMA) Officer is Jeff Zoephel, Village Administrator.  The OMA Officer may be reached by phone at (630) 896-8080 ext. 9002 or via email.