Freedom of Information Act

The U.S. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is a law ensuring public access to U.S. government records.

City of Greenville FOIA Officers

Jody Weiss, City Clerk

Michelle Liggett, Finance Director/Treasurer

Beth Tomaschke, Police Secretary

FOIA requests may be submitted to:
Jody Weiss
City Clerk
404 S. Third Street
Greenville, IL  62246


The public has a right to information produced by their government with certain privacy limitations (5 ILCS 140/1).  It is the policy of the City of Greenville to provide assistance in obtaining this information, and to fill all requests for public information as timely as possible.

By law, the maximum time to produce the information for routine requests is five business days; commercial requests are 21 business days.  In some cases, you will be notified, in writing, if an extension is needed.  Some information may be denied; this notification will be in writing.  Information regarding the appeals process can be found on the Illinois Attorney General's, Public Access Counselor Website. 

No fees shall be charged for the first 50 pages, cost per page in excess of 50 pages is $0.15 per page.  City reserves the right to waive or reduce fees if request is in the public interest.

Requests can be made by letter, telephone, fax, email or online.