City of Springfield, Illinois

James O. Langfelder - Mayor

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Welcome to the City of Springfield’s Open Government page. We continually strives to better serve our residents. One way is by providing information that keeps our residents informed about the day-to-day operations within the City including financials, budgets, salaries, and the Inspector General.

Fiscal Year 2024 Proposed Budget

The City of Springfield’s fiscal year runs March 1 thru February 28. This upcoming fiscal year is considered FY 2024. Beginning the week of January 23, 2023, the City will be hosting their annual budget discussions. This is an opportunity for each department to present their proposed budget to the members of the City Council. For an overview of the proposed FY 2024 budget, click here.

The City Council will then present any amendments to the proposed budget on Tuesday, February 15 during the Committee of the Whole meeting at 5:30 p.m.. The vote to pass the new fiscal year budget will be on Tuesday, February 21, during the regular scheduled City Council meeting at 5:30 p.m..

If any member of the community would like to publicly speak to the City about the proposed budget are asked to sign-up to talk at either the February 15 or 21 meetings. To sign-up, please click here.

How to Take Part In Budget Hearings

  • Attend in-person at 300 S. 7th Street, 3rd floor
  • Watch on Comcast Cable Channel 18 and AT&T U-verse Channel 99
  • Stream the meeting on the City's website
  • Stream the meeting on the City's YouTube Channel (On Tuesday evenings, a "Live" box will appear before the first section of videos.)
  • Stream the meeting on WMAY's YouTube live stream

All sessions will be posted to the City's YouTube Channel.

Following is the Budget Hearing schedule. Click on the department name to view the proposed budget for that specific area. 

FY 2024 Budget Hearing Schedule & Proposed Department Budgets

Tuesday, January 24 at 5:30 p.m.

Monday, January 30 at 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, February 1 at 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 2 at 5:30 p.m.

Other Budget Documentation


For more detailed budget information, please contact the Office of Budget and Management at 217.789.2191. Complete line item budgets are also available to view at the Springfield City Clerk’s Office, 300 S. Seventh Street, and at Lincoln Public Library, 326 S. Seventh Street.

Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

IMRF Report                                                                            Employer Cost & Participation Information

Treasurer's Monthly Cash Report for Corporate Funds