The Freedom of Information Act is a State Statute (5 ILCS 140/1-140/11) that provides for the public to gain access to government records. This Act is not intended to be used to violate individual privacy, nor for the purpose of furthering a commercial enterprise, or to disrupt the duly-undertake worn of any public body independent of the fulfillment of any of the aforementioned rights of the people to access to information.
The City of Morrison complies with the standards set by the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
It is the policy of the City of Morrison to fill all requests for public documents in a timely fashion. All of the cited records are housed at the Municipal Building and can be inspected on the premises. Access to said records can be obtained either by oral or written request of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officer. Written requests should be addressed to the FOIA Officer, 200 West Main Street, Morrison, Illinois 61270, and shall specify in particular the records requested for disclosure and/or copy. Should certified copies be required, you must so indicate in your request and specify which records are to be certified. Fees for any records requested, are charged in accordance to the Freedom of Information Act. The City Administrator is the FOIA Officer. Requests can be emailed to: Barry Dykhuizen, faxed to 815-772-4291, dropped off in person or mailed.