The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is intended to provide the public with greater access to the records of public bodies. The City Clerk is hereby designated as the FOIA Officer to whom all initial requests for access to the records of the City are to be referred. Such requests are to be made at the office of the City Clerk at 109 NE 2nd Street, Fairfield, Illinois, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. In the event that the City Clerk is not available during the times described above, the Deputy Clerk is designated as the FOIA Officer to whom such initial requests are to be made.
The Chief of Police is hereby designated as the FOIA Officer to whom all initial requests for access to the records of the Police Department are to be referred. Such requests are to be made at the office of the Chief of Police at 1102 Leininger Rd., Fairfield, Illinois, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
The fees for any such records, if the person requesting the records wishes them to be copied, are as follows:
- First 50 pages, black and white, letter or legal size copies, no cost.
- Additional pages, black and white, letter or legal, actual cost to $0.15.
- Costs of certifying a record will be $1.00.
The City of Fairfield is a municipality incorporated and organized under the laws of the State of Illinois for the purpose of providing its residents with the following services:
- Police Protection
- Fire Protection
- Electric, gas, water and sewer services
- Garbage collection service
- Municipal airport
- Street and maintenance
- Cemetery services
The City of Fairfield has certain functional subdivisions. The approximate amount of the operating budget of the City of Fairfield is $31,184.899.00. The City of Fairfield’s offices and departments are located below.
The City of Fairfield currently employs approximately seventy (70) full-time employees. The boards and committees of the City of Fairfield, Illinois are below.