The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is intended to provide the public with greater access to the records of public bodies.  The City Cleark is hereby designated as the FOIA Officer to whom all initial requests for access to the records of the City are to be referred.  Such requests are to be made at the office of the City Cleark at 109 NE 2nd Street, Fairfield, Illinois, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  In the event that the City Clerk is not available during the times described above, the Deputy Clerk is designated as the FOIA Officer to whom such initial requests are to be made. 

       The Chief of Police is hereby designated as the FOIA Officer to whom all initial requests for access to the records of the Police Department are to be referred.  Such requests are to be made at the office of the Chief of Police at 1102 Leininger Rd., Fairfield, Illinois, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

The fees for any such records, if the person requesting the records wishes them to be copied, are as follows:

  • First 50 pages, black and white, letter or legal size copies, no cost.

  • Additional pages, black and white, letter or legal, actual cost to $0.15.

  • Costs of certifying a record will be $1.00.