Freedom of Information Act
Fire District FOIA Officers
The following personnel are assigned as the Fire District’s FOIA Officers:
John O'Connor – Fire Chief
Robert Mondrella - Finance Director
Kathy Ludwig – Administrative Assistant
Freedom of Information Requesting Records
Although most requests for public records must be in writing, the Fire District may accept verbal requests at the discretion of the FOIA Officer. A "Request for Access to Public Records" form is available for your convenience, but you are not required to utilize the form. Requests may also be made via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If submitting a paper copy or fax request, please send or fax it to the following:
Freedom of Information Officer
Lockport Township Fire Protection District
19623 Renwick Road
Lockport, IL 60441
Fax No: 815-838-9141
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).
A fee of $1.00 shall be charged for each document that is requested to be certified.
The Fire 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.
Any FOIA requests for commercial purposes must be indicated during the original submission for records. The Fire District will respond within 21 days of all FOIA requests for commercial purposes.
Note: Exemptions under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act may allow non-disclosure of some parts of public records maintained by the Fire District.
Please call (815) 838-3287 with any questions you may have.