FOIA Requests

The Winfield Park District Complies With the Standards Set by the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Requests made under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to review or obtain copies of public records held by Winfield Park District will be processed as quickly as possible. FOIA Requests may be submitted by email, mail, fax or drop-off. For fax, letter or drop-off submissions, you may click on the file below to print a form for submission.

FOIA Request Form

Requests should be directed to:

Tom Bower
Chief FOIA Officer

Winfield Park District
0N020 County Farm Rd.
Winfield, IL 60190
Fax Number: 630-653-3919

How the Process Works

After a FOIA Request submission is received, the Chief FOIA Officer or Deputy will respond within five (5) business days with the requested materials unless a request is denied or an extension is required. If a request is denied, partially denied or an extension is required, the requesting party will be notified in writing. If a request is denied, there is an appeals process. Please be sure to retain a copy of your request, if you need to file a review, you will need to submit a copy of your request.

You may opt to inspect original documents at the Winfield Park District's Administrative Office at 0N020 County Farm Rd., Winfield, IL 60190 or you may request copies. There is no charge for the first 50 pages of black and white letter or legal sized copies. There is a $0.15 charge for each additional page.


  • The public has a right to information produced by their government with certain privacy limitations (5ILCS 140/1).
  • When you submit a FOIA request, your information becomes public record and your request may be posted online.