Government Transparency

The Village of North Aurora endeavors to be responsive to residents and operates in a fiscally responsible and efficient manner. The transparency of our government, and access to informaton and documents, is a priority of the Village President, Board of Trustees and Staff. The majority of the information listed below is available throughout our website, however, in the spirit of making this information easily accessible, we have consolidated a list of significant documents and information on this page.

1) Elected Officials and Administrative Staff

The Village's website contains the contact information, including name, phone number and e-mail address for all elected officials, the Village Administrator and Department Heads for each Department. 

Village Board     Administration/Department Heads

2) Strategic Plan

The North Aurora Village Board has approved the 2014-2015 Strategic Plan for the Village of North Aurora. The Strategic Plan will be used to guide North Aurora into the future and help determine where the Village wants to go as as a municipal government, as an organization, and as a community over the next several years.

North Aurora Strategic Plan 

3) Meeting Information

The Village's website contains the notices and agendas, as they become available, for all public meetings scheduled, including Village Board meetings, Committee of the Whole meetings, Plan Commission meetings and all Committee meetings. The meeting dates are also posted on the Village Calendar on the website. Minutes for all public meetings are posted on the website, once approved. Please note that meeting dates may change and meetings may be cancelled subject to the requirements of the Open Meetings Act. 

Board Packets       
Village Board/Committee of the Whole Meeting Schedule           
Plan Commission Meeting Schedule

4) Public Records / F.O.I.A. (Freedom of Information Act)

The Village's website includes the name, address, phone number, and email address for the appointed F.O.I.A. Officers for both the Village Administration and for the Police Department. The website includes a F.O.I.A. page which outlines the F.O.I.A. process and includes an on-line FOIA form, a pdf version of the FOIA request forms, the organizational informaton, as well as, a list of documents that are immediately available.

Freedom of Information Act (F.O.I.A.)

5) Budgets

The Village's FY Budget, for the past five years, are posted on the Finance and Budget Reports page of this website.

Budgets (FY 2010/11- 2014/15)

6) Financial Audits

The Comprehensive Financial Audit Report (CAFR), for the past five years, are posted on the Finance Department page of this website.

Comprehensive Financal Audit Reports (FY 2010-2014)

7) Expenditures

        The North Aurora Treasurer's Report, for the past five years are posted on the Finance Department page of this website.

        Treasurer's Reports (FY 2010-2014)

8) Salary and Benefits

The FY14-15 Compensation Packages for each individual employee including wages, salary, overtime, and benefits can be found on the Finance Department page of the website.

Salary and Benefits

 9) Lobbying

The Village of North Aurora does not directly engage in lobbying.  Professional Associations and Councils of Government will lobby on behalf of municipalities throughout the state. 

The Village of North Aurora is a member of the following professional associations that may or may not lobby on behalf of municipalities, including the Vilage of North Aurora:

Illinois Municipal League  - Annual Dues $1,278
500 East Capitol Avenue
Springfield, Illinois 62701
Phone: 217-525-1220 

Metro West Council of Government  - Annual Dues $5,866
5 East Downer Place, Suite E
Aurora IL 60505
Phone: 630.859.1331
Fax: 630.859.1336 

Metropolitan Mayors Caucus - Annual Dues $587
233 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-201-4505