Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests
Requests for public records are fulfilled under the guidelines of the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (5 ILCS 140). The Clerk, Suzanne Turner, is the appointed Freedom of Information Act Officer (FOIA) for The Southland Water Agency. You may contact the FOIA Officer at 708-362-5401 or by emailing sturner@swa-IL.gov for more information. The Freedom of Information Act Officer is located in the Southland Water Agency office, 16226 Wausau Ave., Building B, South Holland, IL, 60473.
How to Request a Record
All requests must be submitted in writing to the attention of the Freedom of Information Act Officer. Applicants may use The Southland Water Agency suggested FOIA Request Form, available below and at the Southland Water Agency office, or may submit their own written request for records. Applicants choosing not to use the suggested form must provide their full name, current address, phone number, a detailed account of the documents they are requesting, and whether or not they are requesting the documents for commercial use.
Written requests may be submitted in person at the Clerk’s office, located at The Southland Water Agency; mailed to the attention of the Freedom of Information Act Officer; or emailed to sturner@swa-IL.gov. For more information, call 708-362-5401.
Requestors will be contacted within the time allotted by law with a response to their request. At that time, the requestor will be told of any fees associated with their request.