Government Transparency

Transparency Checklist

The Illinois Policy Institute has a 10-point transparency checklist to hold government and elected officials accountable to taxpayers, providing a best practices framework intended to improve government transparency throughout Illinois.

The City of East Peoria is striving to go above and beyond the Illinois Policy Institute's requirements. The transparency checklist is being used as a foundation for open government.

This is the City of East Peoria's transparency checklist:

  1. Bids-Proposals
  2. Budgets
  3. Contracts
  4. Elected and Administrative Officials
  5. Expenditures (Treasurer's Reports and Schedule of Bills)
  6. Financial Audits
  7. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
  8. Lobbying
  9. Meeting Information
  10. Salary and Benefits
  11. Taxes and Fees