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DeKalb County Government -- Transparency

DeKalb County Board has created a Transparency Checklist to hold government and elected officials accountable to the citizens and taxpayers, providing a “best practices” framework intended to improve government transparency as throughout the State of Illinois.

It is the DeKalb County Government's objective to go above and beyond standard requirements, using the Transparency Checklist as a foundation for open government.

The DeKalb County Transparency Checklist is as follows:

        1.   Elected & Administrative Officials
        2.   Meeting Information 
        3.   Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 
        4.   Budget
        5.   Financial Audit
        6.   Expenditures/Claims
        7.   Salary/Budget 
        8.   Collective Bargaining Contract Agreements 
        9.   Lobbying 
        10. Taxes & Fees 
        11. Contracts & Agreements
        12.  Electrical Aggregation - external website: 
        13.  Informational Site 
        14.  2010 Census
        15. The State of The County (Video)
        16. Jail Study