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Highland Park, Illinois

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Highland Park is a city in Illinois.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Illinois city websites
Elected Officials
Administrative Officials
Permits, zoning
Contracts N
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Lobbying N
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Public Records
Local Taxes

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Transparency grading process

The good

  • City council meeting agendas and minutes are available.[1]
  • Lists of elected officials with contact information are posted .[2]
  • Administrative officials are listed with contact information.[3]
  • Budget information is available for the current fiscal year, and is accessible as a whole document or broken into sections.[4]
  • Property tax information is available.[5]
  • Business tax information is available.[6] Local tax information is available.[7]
  • Information about the State of Illinois Open Meetings Act is available. A form is available for submitting public records requests.[8][9]
  • Highland Park posts information on building permits and zoning. The Municipal Code further clarifies zoning.[10][11]
  • An independent auditors' report is available on the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.[12]

The bad

  • No information on contracts is posted.
  • No information about lobbying or memberships in lobbying organizations is available.

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