Records Requests

  • Any request for public records may be addressed to:

    Mr. Robert Hall, Freedom of Information Officer

    Matteson School District #162

    4601 Sauk Trail

    Richton Park, Illinois 60471


    Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

    All Requests to inspect and/or obtain a copy of a District record must be made in writing and submitted in one of the following manners:

    • Mail or deliver it to:

    Mr. Robert Hall, FOIA Officer

    Matteson School District #162

    4601 Sauk Trail

    Richton Park, IL 60471


    Requests may be submitted in writing by mail, personal delivery, e-mail or other means available. The request should specify the records desired and include the name and address of the person requesting the information.  Records may be inspected in person during regular office hours at the location specified above.  A charge of $.15 per page for legal or letter-sized copies is imposed starting with the 51st printed page.

    A response from the District to a request for inspection or copying of records will be provided within five business days after receipt of the request.  Day one of the five-day timeline is the first business day after the request is received by the public body.  The date the request was received does not count as "Day 1."  That time period may be extended for an additional five business days from the date of the original due date if:

    • the requested information is stored at a different location;
    • the request requires the collection of a substantial number of documents;
    • the request requires an extensive search;
    • the requested records have not been located and require additional effort to find;
    • the requested records need to be reviewed by staff who can determine whether  they are exempt from FOIA;
    • the requested records cannot be produced without unduly burdening the public body or interfering with its operations; or
    • the request requires the public body to consult with another public body that has substantial interest in the subject matter of the request.