“In an effort to promote greater transparency and accountability, municipalities need to post all accounts payable, vendor payments, and employee salaries on their websites.
“The greatest portions of our property taxes go to local municipalities and school districts.
“Abuse is much more likely if taxpayers cannot see bids, vendor payments, and employee salaries.
“As an elected Trustee in East Dundee, I demand greater transparency for the people I serve.
“You cannot improve, what you cannot measure.
“Starting in January 2013 I pledge to vote against expenditures which are not published on the village website.
“I encourage other taxpayers and elected officials to take a similar stand.
“The public deserves better accountability at all levels of government.”