Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Most records maintained by public entities are open for inspection and/or copying by individuals through the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) (5 ILCS 140/1 et.seq). Under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, these records may be accessed by the public upon written request.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I submit a FOIA request?

District 202 has no specific FOIA request form. Requests should state that information is being sought under the Freedom of Information Act. Provide a brief description of the public records requested, being as specific as possible. Requests must be submitted in writing and can be either mailed to the below address or emailed to:

Freedom of Information Officer, Keith Filipiak

Fax – 630.971.4054
Email – kfilipiak@lisle202.org

Mailing Address:

Lisle Community Unit School District 202
Attn: Freedom of Information Officer
5211 Center Avenue
Lisle, Illinois 60532-2306

For a complete copy of the Illinois Open Records Act, contact Lisle Community Unit School District 202’s Freedom of Information Officer (see below contact information) or go to the Illinois Attorney General’s website http://www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov

What happens after I submit a request?

The Illinois Freedom of Information Act requires agencies to respond within five business days of receipt of a request. An extension of time may be requested for reasons stated in 5 ILCS 140/3(e)(i-vii).

If the requested records are 50 pages, or less, in length, the pages will be copied and mailed to the requestor. If the records exceed 50 pages, the requester will be informed of the duplication cost.

What are the costs for duplication?

Fee schedule for duplication of public records

Paper copy from paper or electronic source (50 pages or less)

no charge

Paper copy from paper or electronic source (51 pages or more)

$.15 per page

Copy of audio or video material

cost of media

Checks are to be made payable to: "Lisle Community Unit School District 202"

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