Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
The Village of Fox River Grove maintains rules and regulations implementing the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) which provide procedures, instructions, and forms for obtaining Village public records.
All requests for public records must be submitted to the Village in writing via personal delivery, mail, e-mail, etc. The Village encourages submitting requests using the FOIA Request Form, available above or at the Village Hall. In order to expedite the search for the records, please be as specific as possible.
The Village will review all written requests in any form and will respond to each written request for 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 (b) of the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, 5 ILCS 140/4(b). The first 50 pages of black and white, letter or legal sized copies (8 1/2 x 11 or 8 1/2 x 14) are free, additional pages will cost 15 cents per page. Color copies or abnormal size copies will be charged the actual cost of copying. If requested, copies of public records will be mailed after the Village receives payment of the actual cost of postage and copying.
Requests and other communications regarding Village 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 Village's implementation of the Illinois Freedom of Information Act must be directed to:
Freedom of Information Officers
305 Illinois Street
Fox River Grove, IL 60021
Currently the Village of Fox River Grove has approximately 21 employees. The FY 2023/2024 Operating Budget is $4,356,055.