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Open Raadsinformatie API

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Open Raadsinformatie (ORI) aims to collect and standardize governmental decision making data of Dutch municipalities. This includes Meetings, Agenda Items, Documents, Motions and more. Open Raadsinformatie is a collaborative effort of the Open State Foundation, Argu / Ontola and VNG Realisatie.

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Installation and usage

See this guide to install the Open Raadsinformatie API using Docker, Vagrant or manually. There are also a few usage commands to get you started. Check out the maintenance guide for info on how to manage this project in production.

Supported Sources

Data extraction support is available for the following source systems:

How to add your municipality

Get in touch with Sander Bakker from VNG Realisatie. Your griffie (municipality clerk) needs to formally agree that the data becomes open data, and the source system might need some configuration.

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Please read through our contributing guidelines. Included are directions for opening issues, coding standards, and notes on development.

Bugs and feature requests

Have a bug or a feature request? Please first read through and search for existing and closed issues. If your problem or idea is not addressed yet, please open a new issue.

Authors and contributors

The Open Raadsinformatie API was originally based on the Open Cultuur Data API.

Authors and contributors of both projects are:


Copyright and license

The Open Raadsinformatie project is distributed under the MIT license.