Information Requests

Freedom of Information Act Requests

Many public records for Somonauk Community Unit School District #432 are immediately available from the website www.somonauk.net. Full access to District’s records is available to any person as provided in the Illinois Freedom of Information Act. A request for inspection or copies of public records must be made in writing and maybe submitted by personal delivery, U.S. Mail, fax (815)498-9523 or e-mail at streicherj@somonauk.net . The Board of Education and Superintendent has appointed Jay Streicher as Freedom of Information Officers. Individuals making a request are not required to state a reason for the request other than to identify when the request is for a commercial purpose or when requesting a fee waiver. Please be specific as possible as the document(s) you are requesting.

A Freedom of Information Officer will respond to information requests within 5 business days after the receipt of the request. Inspection or copying of public records is subject to an approved access. The Freedom of Information Officer may extend the time for a response up to 5 additional business days if the person requesting the information is notified of the reason for the delay or written agreement with the person requesting the records is reached on a compliance period.

Who to contact

Individuals interested in obtaining public information from Somonauk School District are asked to bring or send their request to the District Office at 501 W. Market Street, Somonauk, IL 60552. The request form can be obtained from the District website, under Board, in Section 2 of the Policy Manual, under Policy 2.250 E1.


Any person making a request for copies for public records must pay an applicable copying fee of $.15 per page. No fees will be charged for the first 50 pages of black and white, letter or legal copies. No fees shall be charged for electronic copies of than the cost of the recording medium. The inspection of public records is permitted at the District Office, 501 W. Market, Somonauk, IL 60552 during regular business hours.