Open Government

The City is committed to open and transparent government and strives to consistently meet its community’s expectations by providing excellent service in a positive, timely, and transparent manner. It is the duty of City government to serve the public, reaching its decisions and conducting its activities in full view of the public.
  1. Budgets and Financial Statements

    View PDFs of various budget and financial statements.

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  2. Campaign Disclosures

    View current and archival Statement of Economic Interest forms and other campaign disclosures.

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  3. City Council Travel

    View City Council travel expenditure reports.

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  4. Compensation

    View compensation information for public officials as well as compensation for City management and employees.

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  5. Conflict of Interest

    Read the Conflict of Interest Code.

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  6. Elections

    Read about elections, campaigns, voter registration, voting in Lake Forest and how to run for City Council.

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  7. Enterprise Systems Inventory

    Senate Bill 272 requires cities to create a catalogue of their enterprise systems and make the catalog available to the public.

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  8. Ethics

    The City of Lake Forest strives to promote an ethical environment based upon goals and ideals that we as a community value.

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  9. Leadership Academy

    Learn about the Leadership Academy and how you can sign up.

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  10. Legislative Advocacy

    The legislative platform defines the City's policy guidelines and provides the foundation for advocacy efforts at the federal, state and local levels.

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  11. Local Government 101

    The City of Lake Forest is committed to promoting transparency in local governance. As always, we strive to provide information of interest and importance to our local community.

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  12. Organizational Chart

    See a high level overview of the functions of each City department.

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  13. Unclaimed Property

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