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

This notice is provided per the requirements of the Illinois Freedom of Information Act. For more information, please send an email to FOIA Officer Anne Hanson at ahanson@villageofroscoe.com or call the Village at (815) 623-2829 during regular business hours.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF VILLAGE OF ROSCOE, ILLINOIS:

PURPOSE:  The Village of Roscoe is a municipality incorporated under the laws of the State of Illinois, and organized under the village form of government.  The Village maintains a police department, a public works department, public roads and several public parks.

The Village has one Village President elected every four years, and six trustees, three of which are elected every two years on a staggered basis.  The Village President and Board of Trustees make up the governing body of the Village of Roscoe.  Each member of the Board of Trustees is a member of the Village’s Committee of the whole.

Additionally, the Village President and Board of Trustees make up the Village’s Liquor Commission, which is headed by the Village President who is the chairman of Village’s Liquor Commission.

BUDGET:  The total amount of the operating budget for fiscal year 2018 is $9,726,233.00

LOCATIONS:  The principal offices of the Village of Roscoe are located at:  Village Hall, 10631 Main Street, Roscoe, IL 61073.

The Village also maintains the following facilities:

  • Public Works Facility, 5402 Swanson Road, Roscoe, IL 61073
  • Village Police Department, 10595 Main Street, Roscoe, IL 61073

EMPLOYEES: The Village of Roscoe employs 23 full-time, and 20 part-time seasonal employees.

Procedure for Requesting Public Records 

All requests for copies or inspection of public documents under the Freedom of Information Act must be made in writing and should be addressed to:

GENERAL VILLAGE RECORDS:

Anne Hanson, Freedom of Information Officer
Village of Roscoe
10631 Main Street
Roscoe, IL 61073
Fax: (815) 623-1360

For a Village Hall FOIA request form click here.


POLICE DEPARTMENT RECORDS:

Chief Jamie Evans, Freedom of Information Officer
10595 Main Street
Roscoe, IL 61073
Fax: (815) 623-7254

Click here to complete an online FOIA request for the Police Department.

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.

EXAMPLES OF PUBLIC RECORDS MAINTAINED BY THE VILLAGE OF ROSCOE:

The Village of Roscoe maintains many public records.  Public records can include anything of fiscal, historical, administrative or legal nature.  Some examples of public records available for provision under the Freedom of Information Act include, but are not limited to:

GENERAL RECORDS:
Agendas
Meeting Minutes
Applications
Audio and visual recordings (including digital)
Archives
Certificates of publication, legal notices
Construction records
Employment Applications
Equipment records
Meeting Minutes and recordings
Ordinances
Personnel, pension and payroll records

PROPERTY RECORDS:
Annexations
Subdivisions
Easements
Land vacation records
Appraisals
Building records
Budgets
Comprehensive Plans, studies and surveys
Massage Licenses
Liquor Licenses
Permit records
Resolutions    

FINANCIAL RECORDS:
Audit reports
Bids
Bond records
Checks
Contracts
Financial statements
Grant records
Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund records
Insurance policies
Insurance Claims
Invoices
Ledgers, Journals and Registers   

POLICE DEPARTMENT RECORDS:
Police Reports
Accident reports
Videos and Recordings

To request information under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) please download the fillable FOIA form Freedom-of-Information-Act-Form.  You can also mail, fax, or drop the completed form off in person.

**Note:  If you do not receive a response within 5 working days contact Chief Evans or Deputy Chief Lee at the Roscoe Police Department 815-623-7338.

Vacation Check Request

Use this form to request a “vacation check” of your home or business while you are away.

10595 Main Street
Roscoe, Illinois 61073
Phone (815) 623-7338
Fax (815) 623-7254

Please obtain accident reports via www.buycrash.com

*PDF files require the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to view.

Chief Jamie Evans

jevans7892@roscoepolice.com

 

 

President and Board of Trustees

David A. Krienke
Village President
Robert Baxter
Trustee
Carol Gustafson
Trustee
Stacy Mallicoat
Trustee
Sue Petty
Trustee
Lindsey Swanson
Trustee
Mark Szula
Trustee

 

 

Police Pension Board

Chris Wilder
President
Jacob Ghinazzi
Vice President
Alex Turman
Secretary
Scott Richardson
Trustee
Mike Abate
Trustee

 

 

Police and Fire Commission

Bob Seipert
Chair
Kylie Loewecke
Secretary
Mike Dunn
Member
Mark Nytko
Member
Charles Kostantacos
Attorney

 

 

Zoning Board of Appeals

Jay Durstock
Chair
Kathy Erickson
Member
John Deasey
Member
Jennifer L. Deuth-Fritts
Member
Mike Lunde
Member
Michael Prosser
Member
George Wagaman
Member