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FOIA

Illinois FOIA Requests:

In compliance with State Law (5 ILCS 140/4), each school district is required to post specific information regarding the school district as part of FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) requirements. This information is included in the space below. If the information you are seeking is not found in these or other documents posted on this website, you may request copies of existing documents using the FOIA Request to Inspect Records.

District 148's procedures for handling FOIA requests are found in the Freedom of Infomation Act Policy.
Superintendent Dr. Kevin J. Nohelty serves as the District 148 FOIA Compliance Officer.
Email inquiries may be sent to FOIA@district148.net.

SCHOOL DISTRICT OBLIGATIONS

In accordance with Section 4 of the Act, the FOIA Officer will cause the School District to prominently display at each of its offices, make available for inspection, copying, and mailing to any person requesting it, the following information, which shall also be posted on the School District’s website, if it has one maintained by the School District’s full-time staff:

A brief description of the School District, identifying and describing the
membership of the School District’s Corporate Authorities and of all of its
standing and special committees and other advisory bodies including:

a short summary of the School District's purpose,
a block diagram of its functional subdivisions,
the approximate number of its full- and part-time employees,
identification and membership of advisory boards, commissions, committees, or councils,
the total amount of its operating budget,
the number and location of each of its offices

A description of the methods whereby the public may request
information and public records including:

a directory designating the Freedom of Information officer(s)
the address where requests for public records should be directed, and
any fees allowable under Section 6 of the Act, as set forth in Section V,
above.

Details regarding the Illinois Freedom of Information Act provisions may be found in the Guide to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, prepared by the Office of Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan in 2004.

New provisions to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (5 ILCS 140/1), mandated by Senate Bill 189, Public Act 096-0542, went into effect as of January 1, 2010. For further information, please visit the website of the Illinois Attorney General at http://foia.ilattorneygeneral.net.

Access FOIA Frequently Asked Questions.