FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT
Requests for Public Records
The Des Plaines Park District maintains comprehensive Rules and Regulations implementing the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (the “FOIA Rules”), which provide procedures, instructions, and forms for obtaining District public records.
Des Plaines Park District Freedom of Information Act Policy
All requests to inspect, copy, or certify public records must be submitted to the District in writing. The District encourages Requestors to submit their requests on the convenient form provided by the District.
Des Plaines Park District Freedom of Information Request Form
The District will review all written requests in any form. The District will respond to each written request to inspect, copy, or certify public records in a manner consistent with the Illinois Freedom of Information Act. Copies of public records will be provided upon payment of a copying fee, if applicable, as provided in Section IV of the FOIA Rules. If requested, copies of public records will be mailed after the District receives payment of the actual cost of postage and copying.
Requests and other communications regarding District records relating to a request to inspect, copy, or certify public records, all requests for copies of the FOIA Rules, and all requests for any other information relating to the District’s implementation of the Illinois Freedom of Information Act must be directed to:
Desiree van Thorre
Freedom of Information Officer
Des Plaines Park District
2222 Birch Street
Des Plaines, IL 60018
Phone: (847) 391-5700
Facsimile: (847) 391-5707