Open Government


The Illinois Policy Institute has created a Ten-Point Transparency Checklist to hold government and elected officials accountable to the citizens and taxpayers, providing a "best practices" framework intended to improve government transparency throughout the State of Illinois.  

1. Elected & Administrative Officials

City Council
City Clerk
City Treasurer
Organization Chart
Staff Directory

2. Meeting Information

The City Council meets at 7:00 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of the month at the City Hall, 101 S. Illinois Street, Belleville, IL 62220.  Agendas and packets are available the Friday before a City Council meeting.
Council Approved Meeting Calendar for Boards, Committees, and Commissions 
Meeting Calendar
Agendas & Minutes
City Council Packets

3. Public Records / Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

FOIA Officer

Jennifer Meyer, City Clerk
101 S. Illinois Street
Belleville, IL 62220
Phone: 618-233-6810
Submitting a FOIA Request

4. Budgets

Most Recent Budget | More Budgets
Most Recent Executive Summary | More Executive Summaries

5. Financial Audits

Most Recent Audit | More Audits

TIF Comptroller Report

202120202019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016
 | 2015 |  2014  |  2013  |  2012

6. Expenditures

Annual Expenditure Reports

Most Recent Report | More Reports

Annual Treasurer's Report

Most Recent Report | More Reports

Monthly Treasurer's Report

Most Recent Report l More Reports

7. Salary and Benefits

The Compensation Report listed below is in consideration of Public Act 97-0609. The City has opted to provide greater
disclosure than is specifically required by this Act.

Compensation Package

For 2008 through 2011 salary information, please refer to Treasurer's Reports listed above.

IMRF Transparency

8. Contracts

Bids & Requests for Proposals
Collective Bargaining Contracts & Agreements

9. Lobbying

The City of Belleville does not have any contracted lobbyists.  The City of Belleville does belong to the following organizations that may or may not do lobbying:

    Illinois Municipal League (IML)
    Southwestern Illinois Council of Mayors
    Illinois Municipal Treasurer's Association

10. Taxes & Fees

Sales Tax Information

Real Estate Tax Information 

Sewer Rates

Walnut Hill Cemetery Fees

Departmental Fees 

Other Taxes & Fees