Freedom of Information

Citizens have a right to know how their tax dollars are being spent and how their government is operating. FOIA requests provide an important means through which the public can obtain information regarding the activities of government agencies, which are required by law to respond to FOIA requests. Additionally, other information is listed in this section for convenience.


Information on how to submit a FOIA:

A brief form for written FOIA requests should include a brief description of the office, including its purpose, budget and number of employees. Please also state if the request is for commercial purposes.

Responses will be electronic and made within 5 business days for non-commercial requests.


There would be no fees for electronic responses.


All written Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests should be directed to:


Mr. Jason Smith, FOIA Officer, at 550 S. Carbon Hill Rd, Coal City, IL 60416.

Phone: 815-634-5031


Electronic requests can be sent to Jason Smith.


Requests via fax to: