The Mill Creek Water Reclamation District is an Illinois special district, through its appointed officials, employees, and volunteers, provides quality public services and promotes the health, safety, and welfare of its customers in the most cost effective manner. The District’s is governed by three (3) appointed trustees. The District’s operational budget is adopted annually be the Board of Trustees and published in a newspaper of general circulation after its adoption. The District’s Freedom of Information officers are: Trustee James Dougherty, Mark Hammond, Jason Fowler and John Sheaffer of Sheaffer & Roland, Inc.
Members of the Public may request information and public records by submitting a written request, directed to the Freedom of Information officer at % Sheaffer and Roland, 611 Stevens Street, Geneva, IL 60134, or the email address of FOIA@MillCreekWRD.com. A request which is for commercial purposes or any request which seeks a waiver of fees shall be on forms provided by the Mill Creek Water Reclamation District. No fees shall be charged for the first 50 pages of black and white, letter or legal sized copies requested by a requester. The fees for procuring black and white, letter or legal sized copies exceeding 50 pages shall be $0.15 per page. Color copies or page sizes other than letter or legal shall be charged at the actual cost of reproduction of the public records exclusive of the costs of any each for and review of the records or other personnel costs associated with reproducing the records.
Documents shall be furnished without charge or at a reduced charge, as determined by the Mill Creek Water Reclamation District, if the person requesting the documents states the specific purpose for the request and indicates that a waiver or reduction of the fee is in the public interest. “Public interest” shall mean if the principal purpose of the request is to access and disseminate information regarding the health, safety and welfare or the legal rights of the general public and is not for the principal purpose of personal or commercial benefit. “Commercial benefit” shall not apply to requests made by news media when the principal purpose of the request is to access and disseminate information regarding health, safety and welfare or the legal rights of the general public.