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 email@example.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.