FOIA Request

The Village of Burnham requires any person requesting public record information under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), (5ILCS 140/), do so in writing.  All requests must be submitted by mail, personal delivery, fax or email.

 

PROCEDURES FOR REQUESTING PUBLIC RECORDS

Any request for public records in accordance with the FOIA and this Policy, shall be submitted to

Office of the Mayor Attn.: Stephanie Purnell

c/o Village of Burnham, 14450 S. Manistee Avenue,  Burnham, IL 60633

Fax: (708) 862-9155

 

FORM AND CONTENT OF REQUESTS

Requests for public records made in accordance with the FOIA and this Policy shall be made in writing. Such requests may be submitted, but are not required to be submitted, on a FOIA Request Form maintained by the Village. The Village’s FOIA Request Form shall be available at the Village Municipal Center, located at 14450 S. Manistee Avenue, Burnham,IL 60633.

 

Requests for public records made in accordance with the FOIA and this Policy shall include the following information:

 

  1. The requester’s full name, address and phone number;
  2. A description of the public records sought; and
  3. Whether the request is for the inspection of public records, copies of public records or both.

 

FEE FOR DUPLICATION AND/OR CERTIFYING OF RECORDS

No fees shall be charged for the first fifty (50) pages of black and white, letter or legal sized copies. Fees for black and white copies in excess of fifty (50) pages, color copies, certification and other documents shall be as follows: .15 cents per page thereafter.