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Freedom of Information Act
The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is a state statute (5 ILCS 140) governing the inspection of public records.

Any person who wishes to inspect and/or obtain copies of public records from Addison School District #4 shall submit a FOIA request. A request may be submitted in writing by mail, personal delivery, fax, email, or other means available. The request should specify the records desired and include the name and address of the person requesting the information. Records may be inspected in person during regular building office hours at our district office.

Every public body must designate at least one person to act as the FOIA officer. Any request for public records may be addressed to:

Dr. Kim Lohse, Freedom of Information Officer
[email protected]
Addison School District #4
222 N. Kennedy Drive
Addison, IL 60101
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:45am - 4:00pm

Addison School District #4 will respond to non-commercial requests within five business days after receipt. The response time to request information for commercial purposes will be within 21 business days after receipt. The five business day time period may be extended an additional five business days from the date of the original due date if:

• The requested information is stored at a different location;
• The request requires a collection of a substantial number of documents;
• The request requires an extensive search;
• The requested records have not been located and require additional effort
to find;
• The requested records need to be reviewed by staff who can determine
whether they are exempt from FOIA
• The requested records cannot be produced without unduly burdening the
public body or interfering with its operations; or
• The request requires the public body to consult with another public body
that has substantial interest in the subject matter of the request.

In the event access to public records is denied, the requestor may request a review by the Public Access Counselor’s Office of the Illinois Attorney General.

The fee to provide records is $0.10 per page after the first fifty (50) black/white copied pages.
Addison School Board Policy 
Some policies to note are listed below: