Requesting Copies of Public Records

FOIA Officer: Gale Skrobuton, Village Clerk

Phone: (708) 301-0632

Fax: (708) 301-8407

Mailing Address:
Village of Homer Glen
14933 S. Founders Crossing
Homer Glen, IL 60491

Rules and Regulations Under the Freedom of Information Act - Village of Homer Glen

The Freedom of Information Act is used to ensure that all persons are entitled to full and complete information regarding the affairs of government, and the official acts and policies of those who represent them as public officials.  The Freedom of Information Act is also used to make sure that public employees are consistent with the terms of this Act.

This Act is not intended to be used to violate individual privacy, nor for the purpose of furthering a commercial enterprise, or to disrupt the duly-undertaken work of any public body independent of the fulfillment of any of the rights of the people to access to information
(5 ILCS 140/1).

Unless information falls within an express statutory exemption, it must be disclosed under FOIA (5 ILCS 140/3).

Response Time

We will respond to your initial request within 5 business days.

Fees

  • There is no copying fee for the first 50 black and white letter or legal sized copies.
  • Additional copies:  15¢ per page.
  • Color copies:  20¢ per page.
  • Oversized copies, recording medium (compact disk, tape, DVD) when applicable:  Actual cost of production.
  • Certified copies - $1.00 each.

Forms

As of January 1, 2010 new FOIA laws took effect.  Please contact the Village Hall for further information at (708) 301-0632.  The initial FOIA Request Form is available below.