Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
The following procedures shall be applied when individuals seek access to public records under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”).
The FOIA Requests must be in writing and directed to the District’s Freedom of Information Officer:
Tom Lockman, School Attorney
Champaign Unit #4 School District
703 S. New Street
Champaign, Illinois 61820
Requests must specify with reasonable particularity which public records are sought. Response to FOIA requests will be given within five business days.
No fees shall be charged for the first 50 pages of a black and white, letter or legal sized copies requested.
A fee of $0.15 per page will be charged for each additional black and white, letter or legal sized copy.
For all other copies, including color copies, the district shall charge no more than the actual cost for reproducing the records.
The District may charge the requester for the actual cost of purchasing a recording medium, whether disc, diskette, tape, or other medium.
The cost for certifying a public record shall be $1.
Public records may be furnished without charge or at a reduced charge if the individual requesting the public records states specifically the purpose for the request and the reasons that a waiver or reduction of the fee is in the public interest.
Members of the Unit 4 Administration are members of the following professional organizations:
American Association of School Personnel Administrators
Illinois Association of School Administrators
Illinois Association of School Boards
Large Unit District Association
Illinois Principals Association
Illinois Chapter of the National School Public Relations Association
Illinois Association of School Business Officials
Illinois Association of Career & Technical Education
Champaign Unit 4 School District does not compensate any contract lobbyists.