FOIA Request Policy

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests

Gurnee School District 56 is governed by a seven member Board of Education and is responsible for the District’s policies and procedures.  The Board of Education has employed Dr. John Hutton as the superintendent, and he administers the policies, procedures, and operations of the District as outlined by the Board of Education.  The Board of Education, as stated in the minutes of the January 27, 2010, meeting of the Board of Education, and as required by policy and State statute, has selected Dr. Hutton to be FOIA compliance officer for the District.  Any requests, as submitted under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, should be directed in writing to Dr. Hutton either through electronic mail ( or through the U.S. postal system (3706 Florida Ave., Gurnee, IL  60031).  Pending the size of the information requested, no fees are routinely charged for supplying information under this act.