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'''Springfield City''' is the capital city in [[United States (Sunshine Review)|U.S.]] state of [[Illinois (Sunshine Review)]].
'''Springfield City''' is the capital city in [[United States (Sunshine Review)|U.S.]] state of [[Illinois]].
==Website evaluation==
==Website evaluation==

Revision as of 05:24, 2 August 2013

Budget Y
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Meetings Y
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Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials Y
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Permits, zoning Y
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Audits Y
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Contracts Y
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Lobbying N
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Public Records N
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Local Taxes N
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Transparency grading process

Springfield City is the capital city in U.S. state of Illinois.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Illinois city websites

The good

  • The Mayor and city council officials contact information are posted online. [1]
  • Agendas and minutes are available for City Council Meetings[2]
  • Building permit forms and zoning information available on the website[3]
  • Budget reports and audit reports are available [4]
  • Information on bids and proposals are available [5]

The bad

  • Lobbying information and ethics is not noted
  • There is no checkbook register available
  • There is no information on local taxes
  • There is no information on how citizens can access public records


Main article: Illinois government sector lobbying

Springfield has a lobbying contract with William S. Foster for $10,000 in 2009. The lobbyist represents the government before the Illinois state legislature.[6]

Basic Background Information

Local Community Organizations

  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Public Library Phone: 217-753-4900
  • Historical Society Phone: 217-789-2377 Fax: 217-789-2380

City Officials

Mayor Timothy Davlin

City Clerk Cecilia Tumulty

  • Phone: 217-789-2216

City Treasurer Jim Langfelder

  • 217-789-2224

City Board/Council Members

External links