Open Government

To increase access to information and government transparency, important information regarding the City of Galesburg has been compiled and provided in one convenient location below. The data is broken down into categories, based upon the Illinois Policy Institute's 10-Point Transparency Checklist.
  1. Elected & Administrative Officials
City Council
City Manager
Director of Planning & Public Works/City Engineer
Director of Finance & Information Systems
Director of Parks & Recreation
City Clerk
City Treasurer
Chief of Police
Fire Chief
Staff Directory
  1. Meeting Information
The Galesburg City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first and third Monday of each month at City Hall, 55 West Tompkins Street.
City Council Agendas, Board Packets, and Minutes
Agendas and Minutes - all Boards and Commissions
2018 City Meeting Calendar
  1. Public Records
FOIA Officer
Kelli Bennewitz, City Clerk
How to submit a FOIA request
  1. Budgets
Annual Budget
  1. Financial Audits
  1. Expenditures
Annual Treasurer's Report
Bills & Advance Checks - included in each City Council E-Packet
  1. Salary & Benefits
Treasurer's Report
2018 High Compensation Packages
  1. Contracts
Bids & Requests for Proposals
Approved Vendor Contracts - included in City Council E-Packets/Minutes
Collective Bargaining Contracts and Agreements
  1. Lobbying
The City of Galesburg does not have any contracted lobbyists, but does belong to the following organizations that may participate in lobbying.
Illinois Municipal League (IML)
Central Illinois Municipal Clerks Organization (CIMCO)
International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC)
Illinois Protective Officials Conference (IPOC)
Illinois Municipal Treasurers Association
Illinois Government Finance Officers Association
Government Finance Officers Association
American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)
American Planning Association (APA)
International Code Council (ICC)
American Water Works Association (AWWA)
American Public Works Association (APWA)
Illinois Public Transportation Association (IPTA)
  1. Taxes and Fees
Taxation Ordinance
Revenue Sources - CAFR
Zoning & Subdivision Fees & Fines
Fees Collected by City Clerk's Office
City of Galesburg, 55 W. Tompkins Street, Galesburg, IL 61402-1387, Phone: 309-343-4181