Open government allows citizens to make informed judgments and to hold officials accountable.
A. City officials exercise their authority with open meetings and public records.
B. Officials who delegate responsibilities also follow up to make sure the work is carried out efficiently and ethically.
C. Campaigns for election should allow the voters to make an informed choice on appropriate criteria.
D. Each City employee is encouraged to improve City systems by identifying problems and proposing improvements.
E. City government systems are self-monitoring, with procedures in place to promote appropriate actions.