Village of Barrington Hills, Illinois

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Transparency grading process
Barrington Hills is a village in the state of Illinois (Sunshine Review).

Website evaluation

See also: Evaluation of Illinois city websites

This website was last evaluated on Jan. 3, 2013.

The good

  • Elected Officials
    • Elected officials are listed with a mailing address, phone number and personalized email.[1]
  • Administrative officials
    • Department heads are listed for each department.[2]
    • Contact information for administrative officials is provided including a mailing address, phone number, and personalized email.
  • Meetings[3]
    • Meeting minutes are archived for 7 years.
    • Meeting agendas are archived for 7 years.
    • A meeting calendar is available and names the times and locations of public meetings.
  • Permits and zoning[4]
    • Zoning ordinances are posted online.
    • Permit applications can be downloaded on the site, along with information on how to apply for the permits.
  • Budget
    • The most current budget is listed.
    • Budgets are archived for 6 years.[5]
  • Audits
    • The most recent audit is posted.
    • Audits dating back to 2007 are available.[6]
  • Public records[7]
    • The public information officer is identified and maintained by the Village FOIA Officer position. This person provides a mailing address, phone number and personalized email.
    • A public records form is provided.
    • A fee schedule for documents is provided.
  • Taxes
    • Tax revenues are broken down by federal, state, and local funding in the budget.
    • Local taxes, like property taxes, are available online.[8]
    • The Villiage does not collect taxes.
  • Lobbying

The bad

  • Contracts
    • Bids and RFPs are not posted online.
    • Approved contract statements are not available for vendors above $10,000.

External links


  1. CITY, Elected Officials, Accessed: Dec 21, 2012
  2. Barrington Hills, Home, Accessed: Dec 21, 2012
  3. Burrington Hills, Agendas, Accessed: Dec 21, 2012
  4. Barrington Hills, Building Department, Accessed: Dec 21, 2012
  5. Barrington Hills, Treasurer, Accessed: Dec 21, 2012
  6. Barrington Hills, Treasurer, Accessed: Dec 21, 2012
  7. Barrington Hills, FOIA, Accessed: Dec 21, 2012
  8. Barrington Hills, Treasurer, Accessed: Dec 21, 2012
  9. Lobbying associations, Accessed: Jan. 3, 2013