FOIA Logs (1/1/2022-present)

Niles Coalition filed this request with the Niles-maine District Library of Niles, IL.

It is a clone of this request.



From: Niles Coalition

To Whom It May Concern:

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

complete FOIA logs between February 1, 2022 and the date this request is processed (inclusive of those dates).

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.


Niles Coalition

From: Niles-maine District Library

Sent: Thursday, May 19, 2022 4:16 PM
To: David Sutherland <>; NMDL FOIA REQUEST <>; <>
Cc: #Library Trustees <>
Subject: Re: FOIA DUE: FOIA Logs (1/1/2022-present)

Mr. Sutherland,

We do not have a FOIA dated 5-15-22 requesting the FOIA log from 1-1-22. The response below addresses the FOIA that we did receive from the Niles Coalition as submitted through dated 5-12-22 and the response on time.

May 19, 2022

Via Email

Niles Coalition

Re: May 12, 2022 FOIA Request

To whom it may concern:

Thank you for writing to the Niles-Maine District Library with your request for information pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act. Your request dated May 12, 2022 stated:

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

complete FOIA logs between February 1, 2022 and the date this request is processed (inclusive of those dates).

Library Response

Your request is granted in part and denied in part. Certain information was redacted or withheld pursuant to the below FOIA exemptions. The last names of FOIA requestors (who are not news media but citizens/residents) are redacted pursuant to Section 7(1)(c) of FOIA.

You have a right to have the partial denial of your FOIA Request reviewed by the Public Access Counselor (“PAC”) at the Office of the Illinois Attorney General. 5 ILCS 140/9.5(a). You can file your Request for Review with the PAC by writing to:

Public Access Counselor

Office of the Attorney General

500 South 2nd Street

Springfield, Illinois 62706

Fax: 217-782-1396 E-mail:

You also have the right to seek judicial review of any denial by filing a lawsuit in the State circuit court. 5 ILCS 140/11. If you choose to file a Request for Review with the PAC, you must do so within sixty (60) calendar days of the date of this denial letter. 5 ILCS 140/9.5(a). Please note that you must include a copy of your original FOIA Request and this letter when filing a Request for Review with the PAC. The undersigned is responsible for this partial denial.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Cyndi Rademacher

FOIA Officer

From: David Sutherland <>
Sent: Thursday, May 19, 2022 2:37 PM
To: Cyndi Rademacher <>; Cyndi Rademacher <>
Cc: #Library Trustees <>; Becky Keane <>; Dianne Olson <>; Patti Rozanski <>; Carolyn Drblik <>; Joe Makula <>; Suzanne Schoenfeldt <>
Subject: FOIA DUE: FOIA Logs (1/1/2022-present)

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Hello Cyndi,

Our FOIA request "FOIA Logs (1/1/2022-present)” submitted on 5-15-2022 is due today. Just a friendly reminder that if it is your intention is to decline this request we will open a new Public Access Counselor review with the Attorney General if we don’t hear from you by Friday May 20.


David Sutherland, Organizer
Niles Coalition<>
Niles Youth Community<>

From: Niles Coalition


Thanks so much for your help with this request! We really appreciate it.

Niles Coalition