Contract for fiber backbone (River Forest Public Schools District 90)

Conor Skelding filed this request with the River Forest Public Schools District 90 of River Forest, IL.


From: Conor Skelding

To Whom It May Concern:

Persuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (5 ILCS 140/1 to 11), I hereby request the following records:

The contract and invoices for District 90's private, leased 1GB fiber backbone, both for its initial installation and continued provision of service.

According to the "Comprehensive Annual Financial Report" for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012, District 90's "WAN link between buildings has been transitioned to a private, leased 1GB fiber backbone."

(That report is published online here:

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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.


Conor Skelding

From: Tari Marshall

Dear Mr. Skelding,

I received your inquiry and have forwarded it to the
appropriate parties for response. As is posted on the
District 90 website, the office is closed through December
27. Your request will be handled when the office opens on
December 30.

Tari Marshall
Communications and Community Outreach Coordinator

Tari Marshall
Communications and Community Outreach Coordinator
River Forest School District 90
708-352-1203 (office)
708-557-6824 (mobile)
708-771-8282 (District Office)

From: Anthony Cozzi

Please see the attached FOIA response.

Anthony Cozzi
Director of Finance and Facilities
River Forest Public Schools District 90
708-771-8282 x8288

From: Conor Skelding

Dear Mr. Cozzi,

Thank you, again.

Conor Skelding