Public Notice with Regard to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

This notice is provided per the requirements of the amended Illinois Freedom of Information Act, which goes into effect on January 1, 2010. For more information, please send an email to FOIA Officer Anne Hanson or call the Village at (815) 623-2829 during regular business hours.

Procedure to Request Public Records 

To request copies or inspection of public documents from the Police Department, under the Freedom of Information Act, please click here.  For the Village Hall please complete the fillable FOIA request form by clicking here.  The form can be mailed, faxed, or hand delivered to:

Anne Hanson
Freedom of Information Officer
Village of Roscoe
10631 Main Street
Roscoe, IL 61073

Fax 815-623-1360

The cost to obtain copies is as follows:

No fees shall be charged for the first 50 pages of black and white, letter or legal sized copies requested. After the first 50 pages, the fee for black and white, letter or legal sized copies shall be 15¢ per page. Actual cost will be charged for other documents not of standard size and for the recording medium (e.g. compact disk, tape, DVD).

The Village may waive or reduce fees if the person requesting the records states the specific purpose for the request and indicates that a waiver or reduction of fees is in the public interest.

Response to Request:

The Village will disclose the public records requested on this Request Form within 21 Business Days after the receipt of this Request Form for all requests made for commercial purposes, and within 5 Business Days for all other requests, unless the applicable response period is extended as provided by law or the request is denied.

All extensions and denials will be in writing and will state the reasons therefor. The Village will not be responsible for any Request that is not received by the Village due to error or delays beyond the reasonable control of the Village. The Requestor may seek review of a denial by the Public Access Counselor of the Office of the Illinois Attorney General. Judicial review is available under Section 11 of the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, 5 ILCS 140/1 et seq.