FOIA & Transparency Page

What is the Freedom of Information Act?

The Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) law was enacted on July 1, 1984. It is intended to provide citizens access to all official documents and records in whatever form they are maintained. Additional information regarding FOIA is found at the Illinois Attorney General website.

Information At Your Fingertips

You may find what you need without having to submit a FOIA, as many of the Village's public records are already available on our website. Use the "Search Box" in the upper right hand corner, or look at the commonly requested information linked below. 

Submit a Request

If you are unable to locate information online, please choose one of the tabs below that best describe the type of record you are seeking.  

  1. Administrative
  2. Law Enforcement Records

Administrative records include, but are not limited to:

  • Accounts payable and receivable records
  • Administrative files and correspondence
  • Agendas
  • Agreements and contracts
  • Building & Zoning Permits / Inspections / Violations / Occupancy / Plats of Survey / Variances
  • Contracts / Agreements / Leases
  • Ordinances / Resolutions / Proclamations