FOIA Requests 2017-10-13T11:15:03+00:00

FOIA Requests

The Wheaton Park District Complies With the Standards Set by the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

Public documents related to the Wheaton Park District are available at any time. Just pick up the phone and call or send an email to one of the contacts below. We are happy to provide you with whatever existing public documents you may wish to review. In many cases, the information will be available on our website in the Transparency Portal or via wheatonparkdistrict.opengov.com . Your need for public information can typically be met informally.

Requests made under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to review or obtain copies of public records held by Wheaton Park District will be processed as quickly as possible.

Formally submit a Freedom of Information (FOIA) Request Form (PDF) by fax, mail, or drop-off.

Requests may be directed to:

Michael Benard
Chief FOIA Officer
mbenard@wheatonparks.org
630-510-4945

Donna Siciliano
Deputy FOIA Officer
dsiciliano@wheatonparks.org
630-510-4944

Fax, mail, or drop-off a completed FOIA Request Form (PDF) Get Adobe Acrobat Reader
Address: Wheaton Park District, 102 E. Wesley St., Wheaton, IL 60187
Fax: 630-665-5880

How the Process Works

After a FOIA Request submission is received, the Chief FOIA Officer or Deputy will respond within five (5) business days with the requested materials unless a request is denied or an extension is required. If a request is denied, partially denied or an extension is required, the requesting party will be notified in writing. If a request is denied, there is an appeals process. Please be sure to retain a copy of your request, if you need to file a review, you will need to submit a copy of your request.

You may opt to inspect original documents at the Wheaton Park District’s Administrative Office at 102 E. Welsey St., Wheaton, IL or you may request copies. There is no charge for the first 50 pages of black and white letter or legal sized copies. There is a $0.15 charge for each additional page.

Please note:

  • The public has a right to information produced by their government with certain privacy limitations (5ILCS 140/1).
  • When you submit a FOIA request, your information becomes public record and your request may be posted online.

Additional Information:

The following information is available for viewing online, a FOIA Request form is not required to access this information.