Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests
The Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is designed to ensure that any person has access to public records. FOIA requests should be submitted in writing to:
Leticia Del Real, FOIA Officer
Community Consolidated School District 21
959 W. Dundee Road
Wheeling, IL 60090
Email: [email protected]
The FOIA Officer will respond to the request within five (5) business days after receipt of the request.
A commercial request is when the requestor seeks to use part or all of the public records for sale, resale, or solicitation or advertisement for sales or services. The FOIA Officer will respond to a request for information that is made for a commercial purpose within twenty-one (21) business days after receipt of the request.
In keeping with the fees allowed by the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, 5 ILCS 140/6(b), the fees charged for CCSD21 records are calculated as follows:
First 50 pages of black and white, letter or legal sized copies
Additional black and white pages after the first 50 pages
Copies on paper sizes other than letter or legal size
Certification of records
Description of fee
2 megabytes of data or less (records not in PDF)
2.1 – 4 megabytes of data (records not in PDF)
more than 4 megabytes of data (records not in PDF)
80 megabytes of data or less (records in PDF)
80.1 – 160 megabytes of data (records in PDF)
more than 160 megabytes of data (records in PDF)
$0.15 per page
Payment of fees related to a FOIA request must be paid prior to the release of records.