Resources

Resources 2017-02-23T16:40:56+00:00

Local Initiatives

DuPage ACT Initiative (Accountability, Consolidation and Transparency)
Wheaton, IL

For additional information contact:
Chad Shaffer
Policy and Program Administrator
DuPage County
chad.shaffer@dupageco.org

DuPage Municipal Partnering Initiative (MPI)
Downers Grove/Lombard/Woodridge, IL

For additional information contact:
Carl Goldsmith
Public Works Director
Village of Lombard
goldsmith@villageoflombard.org

Lower Fox River Partnering Initiative
Oswego/Montgomery/Yorkville, IL

For additional information contact:
Christina Burns
Assistant Village Administrator
Village of Oswego
cburns@oswegoil.org

Northern Illinois Municipal Partnering Initiative (MPI)
Glenview/Lake Forest, IL

For additional information contact:
Todd Hileman
Village Manager
Village of Glenview
thileman@glenview.il.us

Sangamon County Citizens Efficiency Commission
Springfield, IL

For additional information contact:
Karen Hasara
Member and Former Chair
Sangamon County Citizens Efficiency Commission
CitizensEfficiency@gmail.com

Additional Resources

Metropolitan Planning Council

Taking Action: Municipal Service Sharing Agreements have long histories in Illinois (3/2/2016)
Taking Action: Naperville City and Township doing the right thing for roads (2/17/2016)
Behind the Numbers: Business community makes the case for local government efficiency (10/16/2015)
In local government, sometimes less is more (9/16/2015)

Better Government Association

Poof! An Illinois Township Vanishes (9/14/2014)
A Smart Streamlining Test Case (3/9/2014)

The Civic Federation

The Civic Federation – Profile of Unincorporated areas in Cook County and recommendations to facilitate incorporation

Lt. Governor 2016 Journal of Local Government

Shared Service Best Practices (PDF)