Ethics Complaint #2020-03

Northwestside Coalition filed this request with the Village Of Niles Illinois of Niles, IL.
Tracking #

20-546

Status
Completed

Communications

From: Northwestside Coalition


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act., I hereby request the following records:

All documentation and communications regarding the Board of Ethics complaint No. 2020-03.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Northwestside Coalition

From: Village Of Niles Illinois

Village of Niles

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Hi there

A document has been released to you for record request #20-546:

* 2020-11-03 Agenda.pdf

Document links are valid for one month.
After January 14, you will need to sign in to view the document(s).

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From: Village Of Niles Illinois

Village of Niles

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Hi there

A message was sent to you regarding record request #20-546:

Dear Requester,

On December 7, 2020, the Village of Niles received your written request for inspection, copying, or certification of the following Village public records:

All documentation and communications regarding the Board of Ethics complaint No. 2020-03.

Decision on Request

Your request is approved in part and denied in part.  The records for which your request is approved are attached.  Those records for which your request is denied are identified in Section 2 below.

Your request is denied in part as to the following records or information contained in those records:

Denied in part as to the Board of Ethics complaint No. 2020-03 and supporting documents submitted to the Inspector General and later to the Board of Ethics.

Responsible Official. The Village’s FOIA Officer is the official responsible for this denial.

Notice of Right to Review by Illinois Attorney General. You have the right to file a request for review of your request and this Notice of Denial by the Public Access Counselor of the Office of the Illinois Attorney General.  The Public Access Counselor may be contacted at 500 South 2nd Street, Springfield, Illinois 62706, or by telephone at (217) 558-0486.

Notice of Right to Judicial Review. Under Section 11 of the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, 5 ILCS 140/11, you have the right to seek judicial review of this partial denial.  The Village cannot advise or represent you in this matter.  You should consult your own legal counsel.

Justification for Denial. Your request is being in part denied with respect to the specified records because the specified records are exempt from disclosure pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act for the following reason or reasons (references are to sections of the Act):

(l) Minutes of meetings of public bodies closed to the public as provided in the Open Meetings Act until the public body makes the minutes available to the public under Section 2.06 of the Open Meetings Act.

(m) Communications between a public body and an attorney or auditor representing the public body that would not be subject to discovery in litigation, and materials prepared or compiled by or for a public body in anticipation of a criminal, civil or administrative proceeding upon the request of an attorney advising the public body, and materials prepared or compiled with respect to internal audits of public bodies.

Applies to:

The Board of Ethics complaint No. 2020-03 and supporting documents submitted to the Inspector General and later to the Board of Ethics.

In accordance with 5 ILCS 120/2.06, minutes from Nov. 3, 2020 will approved as follows:   

(b) A public body shall approve the minutes of its open meeting within 30 days after that meeting or at the public body's second subsequent regular meeting, whichever is later.

Thank you,

Kathy Thake

FOIA Officer

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From: Village Of Niles Illinois

Village of Niles

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Hi there

Record request #20-546 has been closed. The closure reason supplied was:

All document have been released pursuant to your request.

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