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The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is a state statute that provides the public the right to access government documents and records. The law states that a person can ask a public body for a copy of its records on a specific subject and the public body must provide those records, unless there in a exemption in the statute that protects those records from disclosure (for example: records containing information concerning trade secrets or personal privacy).

All FOIA requests must be put in writing to one of the FOIA officers listed below and submitted either by mail, personal delivery, fax or e-mail. When sending the request, please mark on the envelope, fax or e-mail that this is a FOIA request. Your request should include your name, address, the date and a daytime phone number so we can contact you if we have any questions regarding your request. Please provide as much information as possible in your request on the subject matter as this will expedite the search process.

A FOIA officer is a person/persons appointed by the public body to ensure that the public body complies with the FOIA. The FOIA officers for the City of Litchfield are:

Lisa Montgomery
120 East Ryder
Litchfield, Il 62056
(217)324-5253
Fax: (217) 324-5619
adminsec@litchfieldil.com


Carol Burke
120 East Ryder
Litchfield, IL 62056
(217)324-2022
Fax: (217) 324-0402
cburke@litchfieldil.com

All FOIA requests must be directed to one of these officers.