What is FOIA?
FOIA is the Illinois Freedom of Information Act. Under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (5 ILCS 140/1 et. seq.), records in possession of public agencies may be accessed by the public upon written request.
How can I submit a FOIA request?
District 58 has no specific FOIA request form, however, requests must be made in writing. Requests should state that information is being sought under the Freedom of Information Act. Provide a brief description of the public records requested, being as specific as possible. While requests can be provided via e-mail, please provide a name and mailing address on the request. Click here to email a FOIA request.
Requests sent through the mail should be mailed to:
Freedom of Information Officer
Downers Grove Grade School District 58
1860 63rd Street
Downers Grove, IL 60516
ATTN: FOIA Request
What happens after I submit a request?
The Illinois Freedom of Information Act requires agencies to respond within five working days of receipt of a request. A five-day extension is allowed with written notification to the requester.
If the requested records are 50 pages, or less, in length, the pages will be copied and mailed to the requester at no charge. If the records exceed 50 pages, the requester will be informed of the duplication cost.
What are the costs for duplication?
|Fee schedule for duplication of public records|
|Black and white copy from paper or electronic source (50 pages or less)||no charge|
|Paper copy from paper or electronic source (51 pages or more)||$.15 per page|
|Copy of audio or video material||cost of media|
|Checks are to be made payable to: "Downers Grove Grade School District 58"|
Bid records, bid announcements, work orders, invoices, receipts of payment, certified copies of payroll and names of contractor, sub-contractors or brokers on any locker demolition or new installation.
Information regarding mail machine/postage equipment from vendor Pitney Bowes, Pitney Bowes Credit Corp., or Pitney Bowes Global Financial Services -- purchase orders, vendor agreements
List of any scheduled summer school work for 2010 -HVAC, exhaust systems, maintenance work/ architectural metal work, roof work, flashings, gutters, lockers, toilet partitions, and kitchen renovations. List of contractors/subconctractors.
Information for all non-certified employees 1)Job Title/Classification 2) # of days worked in school year 3) # of hours worked per day 4) Date of hire 5) Current salary 6) Cost of other fringe benefits