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Chicago Government Information: Administrative & Finance

A research guide for Chicago government information

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Key resources to find administrative information of Chicago.

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For more complete information, please visit/contact the Chicago Public Library's central library (Harold Washington Library), Municipal Reference Collection - the official depository for the Chicago governments documents. Also, for pre-1923 reports by the Chicago Government, try searching in Google Books. Most pre-1923 items are available for download as PDF.

Annual Appropriation Ordinance and Budget
1980 - current, from the Office of the City Clerk web site. For older documents (1950s - 1981), check out our print resources:
Call number: 379.773 C532aa.  Visit also the Office of Budget and Management of the City of Chicago for the current budget information

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report of the City of Chicago
2003 - current, from the Department of Finance site - under each year, look for CAFR (Comprehensive Annual Financial Report). For older documents (1880s - 2003), check out our print resources:
Call number: 352.07731 F492a

Executive Orders by the Chicago Mayors
1983 - current, from the Office of the City Clerk site.

Journal of Proceedings of the City Council
1981 - current, from the Office of the City Clerk site. For older documents (1871 - 1980), check out our print resources:
Call number: 352.0773 C5322 1871-1908 : 1917-1980

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