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Transparency

Current Independent Audit Report

Please click below to download the current year Franklin County Government Independent Auditors’ Report as accepted by the Franklin County Board.

Franklin County Government Audit – FY2022

Forensic Accounting Analysis of the Treasurer’s Office

Please click below to download the Forensic Accounting Analysis of the Franklin County Treasurer’s Office as accepted by the Franklin County Board.

Franklin County Forensic Accounting Analysis of the Treasurer’s Office – 2023

Fiscal Year Budget

Please click below to download the current or past years Franklin County Government Fiscal Year Budget as approved by the Franklin County Board.

Franklin County Government Budget – FY2023
Franklin County Government Budget – FY2022
Franklin County Government Budget – FY2021
Franklin County Government Budget – FY2020
Franklin County Government Budget – FY2019
Franklin County Government Budget – FY2018

Collective Bargaining Agreements

 

Click on the links below to access copies of the current collective bargaining agreements between Franklin County Government and the various unions that represent our employees.

Franklin County Animal Control
Franklin County Clerical
Franklin County Circuit Clerk
Franklin County Highway Department
Franklin County Sheriff’s Office
Franklin County States Attorney

Note: Collective bargaining for the employees of the Franklin County Juvenile Detention Center is not conducted with Franklin County Government.

Employee Salaries

Employee Compensation Report – 2022

To request a current list of Franklin County employee salaries please contact the Franklin County Treasurer’s Office at (618) 438-7311

Open Meetings Act Compliance

In compliance with Amendment 7.3 to Public Act 097-0609 concerning the Open Meeting Act, Franklin County has the required information on display at the County Board Office, 901 Public Square, Benton, IL 62812.

Meeting agendas, official minutes and information can be accessed by visiting the board meetings section.

Freedom of Information Act

The County of Franklin is dedicated to creating and maintaining an open and transparent government entity. Each department has a trained Freedom of Information Officer who is responsible for responding to all requests. The responses to all requests are governed by (5ILCS 140/) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and guided by the Franklin County States’ Attorney. The entire act can be accessed with the following link to the Illinois General Assembly website.

If you have a FOIA request for a specific department of the Franklin County Government, the following list is the FOIA officer and mailing address for each department. Please submit a FOIA request form to the Department you wish to obtain information from.

FOIA Request Form

Department

FOIA Contact

Mailing Address

County Clerk & Recorder

Kevin Wilson

Franklin County Courthouse

PO Box 607

Benton, IL 62812

County Coroner

Marty P. Leffler

Justice Center

411 E. Main

Benton, IL 62812

County Engineer

Cathryn Samples

County Engineer

13034 Oddfellow Lane

Benton, IL 62812

County Treasurer

Steve Vercellino

Franklin County Courthouse

PO Box 967

Benton, IL 62812

County Sheriff

Dava Vice

Franklin County Jail

403 E. Main

Benton, IL 62812

Circuit Clerk

Cathy Dial

Franklin County Courthouse

PO Box 485

Benton, IL 62812

Franklin County Emergency Management Agency

Ryan M. Buckingham

Franklin County EMA

401 E. Park Street

Benton, IL 62812

Franklin-Williamson Regional Superintendent

Lori LeQuatte

Regional Superintendent of Schools

901 Public Square

Benton, IL 62812

States Attorney

Abigale Dinn

Justice Center

411 E. Main

Benton, IL 62812

Supervisor of Assessments

Cindy Loyd

Supervisor of Assessments

901 Public Square

Benton, IL 62812

Emergency Telephone System Board - 911

Amos Abbott

907 West Washington Street

Benton, IL 62812

Chief Probation Officer

Monica Urban

Justice Center

411 E. Main

Benton, IL 62812

If you are unsure of the department to direct your request, you may mail your request to the Franklin County Board Office, Attn: Gayla Sink Prather, 901 Public Square, Benton, IL 62812 and it will be forwarded to the appropriate department.

Real Estate Tax Inquiry