The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is the principal Illinois law governing the inspection of public records. This important open-government law is grounded in the principle that the public should be able to access public records and information about the workings of their government.
We will respond to your initial request within 5 business days (21 business days for commercial requests). The Village may request an extension if required. The extension period of 5 days is allowed under the act. If the Village decides more time is needed, a written request will be sent to the requester and will site the statutory reasons for the extension.
No copying fees for the first 50 black and white letter or legal sized copies
Additional copies - $0.15
Color copies - $0.20
Oversized copies, recording medium (compact disk, tape, DVD) when applicable
Certified Copies - $1
Requesting Copies of Public Records
Requests can be made by completing the FOIA Request Form (PDF) and emailing, faxing or mailing the form to a FOIA officer.