Freedom of Information Act

FOIA Officer

Mr. Guy Gradert
[email protected]

204 S. Hun
Colchester, Il 62326

Telephone: 309-776-3180
Fax: 309-776-3194


Illinois Freedom of Information Act, 5 ILCS 140/1.

It is the public policy of the State of Illinois that all persons are entitled to full and complete information regarding the affairs of government and the official acts and policies of those who represent them as public officials and public employees consistent with the terms of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Such access is necessary to enable the people to fulfill their duties of discussing public issues fully and freely, making informed political judgments and monitoring government to ensure that it is being conducted in the public interest.  Further information about FOIA may be accessed at

West Prairie School Board Policy - Access to Public Records

Board Policy 2.250 is available on-line for public viewing.

Requests for Information Under FOIA

Requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act may be submitted to the FOIA Officer, Guy W. Gradert.  Each request must be submitted in writing via mail, fax, email, or in person at the address listed above and include the information contained in the FOIA REQUEST FORM.