FOIA Requests

The Berwyn Park District strives to maintain an open transparent government system providing the public with information related to its operation and mission. When possible the District will post documents related to park district finances, meetings, polices, and other public business on it’s website for public access. 

Requests can be submitted in writing in person, via U.S. mail, or via email. As a convenience, the District has prepared forms for your use. See our Forms Page for full Admin FOIA procedures

Please use the form below. We will respond as best we can, in a timely manner.

It is the public policy of this State that public bodies exist to aid in the conduct of the people’s business and that the people have a right to be informed as to the conduct of their business. - Illinois Open Meetings Act, 5 ILCS 120/1.

Pursuant to the fundamental philosophy of the American constitutional form of government, it is declared to be the public policy of the State of Illinois that all persons are entitled to full and complete information regarding the affairs of government and the official acts and policies of those who represent them as public officials and public employees consistent with the terms of this Act. Such access is necessary to enable the people to fulfill their duties of discussing public issues fully and freely, making informed political judgments and monitoring government to ensure that it is being conducted in the public interest. - Illinois Freedom of Information Act, 5 ILCS 140/1.

List of Records Maintained by the Berwyn Park District

Administration Files
Board Meeting Minutes, Committee of the Whole Meeting Minutes, Ordinances, Resolutions, Policies, Site Reservations, Freedom of Information Requests, Election Information, Referendum Information, Strategic Plan, Bid Documents, Intergovernmental Agreements, Parks/Facilities Information, Certified Payrolls, Committee Meeting Minutes, Department and District Manuals, Correspondence, Citizen Concern Forms, Incident/Accident Reports, Staff Reports, Organization Chart, Surveys, District Forms, Legal Notices, Independent Contractor Contracts, CCTV Recordings

Finance Department Files
Financial Records, Budget & Appropriations Ordinance, Tax Levy, Annual Audit, Payroll, Human Resources, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Training Reports, IMRF Public Act 97-0609, Annual Treasurer’s Report, Office Contracts & Leases

Recreation Department Files
Registration Statistics, Participation Reports, Facility Reservations, Program Guide, Department Manuals

Parks Maintenance Department Files
Parks Plans, Building Plans, Department Manuals, Inspection Reports, Equipment/Service Records

Freedom of Information Officers
Cindy Hayes, Cathy Fallon