Open Government

The Illinois Policy Institute has created this 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.  

2. Meeting Information

The City Council meets at 7:00 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of the month at 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 AuditMore Audits

TIF Comptroller Report
2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 20132012

6. Expenditures

Annual Expenditure Reports
Most Recent ReportMore Reports

Annual Treasurer's Report
Most Recent ReportMore 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