Freedom of Information Act

The City Clerk’s Office maintains the centralized records of the City, with the exception of Police records, which are maintained by the Police Department


Provisions

Under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), all public records not exempt under Section 7 of the Act must be made available for inspection or copying. In order to do this, a written request must be submitted to a Freedom of Information officer. 


Officers

  • City FOIA Officers
    • Lisa Pickering
    • Jori Behland
    • Erin Willrett
    • Bart Olson
  • Police FOIA Officers
    • Kirsten Balog
    • Nicole Decker
    • Amber Rasmusson

Requesting Public Records

Under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), all public records not exempt under Section 7 of the Act must be made available for inspection or copying. In order to do this, it may be necessary to complete a Freedom of Information Act Request Form (PDF).  Freedom of Information requests can be filed by mail, in person, or via Email.


Police Department Requests

There is a separate Police Department FOIA Form (PDF) for requesting those records maintained by the Police Department.  Requests for information from the police department can be filed in person, by mail, or via Email.


Public Records Requests

The following public records are available through our Clerk's Office:

  • Agendas
  • Minutes
  • Ordinances
  • Resolutions

For more information on what's available, view the Index of City Records (PDF) document.

Timeline

The Clerk's Office will respond to the request within 5 business days. Requests being made for commercial purposes will be responded to within 21 business days.


Fees for the reproduction and certifying of the public records may be charged.

Type of Record or Method of Obtainment Cost
Standard Paper Copies First 50 pages free, then $0.15 per page
24 by 36 inch Paper $3 per page
42 by 66 inch Paper $10 per page
Audio Tapes $1.30 each
CDs and DVDs $0.35 each
Accident Reports $5 each
Accident Reconstruction Reports $20 each
Printed Photographs $1 each

More Information

Any questions regarding the Freedom of Information Act or requests for public records should be directed to the United City of Yorkville Clerk's Office at 630-553-8567.


City Ordinances

All United City of Yorkville ordinances are codified to our Code Book with the exception of ordinances regarding:

  • Annexation
  • Annual budget
  • Bond issues
  • Rezoning
  • Variances