Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

The Illinois Freedom of Information Act (5 ILCS 140/1 et seq.), requires all public bodies in the State of Illinois to make non-exempt public records available for inspection and copying. The Winnetka Park District not only strives to comply with the law, but also fully endorses the fundamental concept that all persons are entitled to full, accurate, and complete information regarding the affairs of the Park District and the official acts and policies adopted by Park District officials and public employees.

In compliance with the Freedom of Information Act, the Winnetka Park District has identified the following individuals as Freedom of Information Act Officers and Open Meeting Act Officers:

Robert Smith, Executive Director
847-501-2070
rsmith@nullwinpark.org

Libby Baker, Administrative Manager
847-501-2044
lbaker@nullwinpark.org

For a copy of the Winnetka Park District’s FOIA Rules and Regulations for inspecting and copying records, click here.

How can I submit a FOIA request?

The Winnetka Park District has a form that may be completed. Click here to access this form. Note: After you click on the link, download the form, open, fill out, save and email to us.  Requests should state the information being sought under the Freedom of Information Act. Provide a brief description of the public records requested, with specific detail to help identify the information requested. Request forms may be submitted in person, by mail, email or by fax.