ECUSD7 Access to Public Records

The Types of Public Records Maintained by the District:

General:

  • Board meeting schedules *
  • Board minutes and resolutions*
  • Board policies and administrative procedures*
  • Legal notices
  • Employee names, titles, and dates of employment
  • Official bonds
  • Records of District ownership of real or personal property
  • Contracts
  • Contractors’ records of their employees on public works of the District
  • School report cards*

Financial:

  • Annual budgets*
  • Tax levies*
  • Audit reports*
  • Bills or invoices issued and received by the District
  • Receipts for revenue

Note that exemptions under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act may allow non-disclosure of some public records maintained by the District.

*Asterisked items describe types of records which will be made available immediately upon request.

Description of the Procedure for Submitting FOIA Requests

Requests for public records must be in writing and may be submitted on the District’s Request to Inspect or Copy Public Records form, available at:

Edwardsville CUSD No. 7
708 St. Louis Street
P. O. Box 250
Edwardsville, IL 62025
www.ecusd7.org

Requests for records should be directed to:

Dr. Jason Henderson, Superintendent
Edwardsville CUSD No. 7
708 St. Louis Street
P. O. Box 250
Edwardsville, IL 62025

No fees shall be charged for the first 50 pages of black and white, letter or legal sized copies requested. After the first 50 pages, the fee for black and white, letter or legal sized copies shall be 15¢ per page. Actual cost will be charged for other documents not of standard size and for the recording medium (e.g. compact disk, tape, DVD). The District may waive or reduce fees if the person requesting the records states the specific purpose for the request and indicates that a waiver or reduction of fees is in the public interest.

The District shall charge $1 for certifying a record.