CITY OF SULLIVAN – FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST
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Any person requesting records of the City of Sullivan may make a request in writing at the City Treasurer’s office located in the City Building located at 2 West Harrison Street. Such request should be made to Monte Johnson, FOIA Officer at the above address. If he is not present you should see Myron Salmon, Deputy FOIA officer.
Requests may also be made by mailing, faxing or emailing a written request to either Mr. Johnson or Mr. Salmon specifying in particular the records requested to be disclosed and copied. All written requests should be addressed to Monte Johnson at the above stated address and it should be noted on the envelope “FOIA REQUEST”. If you desire that any records be certified, you must indicate that in your request and specify which records are to be certified.
The fees for any such records, if the person requesting the records wishes them to be copied, are as follows:
- First 50 pages, black and white, letter or legal size copies –no cost.
- Additional pages, black and white, letter or legal – not to exceed $ .15 per page.
- If available, for color or abnormal sized copies – actual cost of copying.
- If available, charges for electronic copies are limited to the actual cost of the recording medium (tape,CD,etc.)
- Costs of certifying a record - $1.00
Records may be furnished without charge or at a reduced charge, as determined by the City, 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. Waiver or reduction of the fee is in the public interest if the principal purpose of the request is to access 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.
Records of the City of Sullivan are classified as Administrative records, Fiscal records, Utility records, Cemetery records and Personnel records.
If Monte Johnson, FOIA Officer, is readily available, the following records may be available immediately upon request: Copies of agendas, minutes, ordinances, and resolutions.
If you are requesting to obtain records electronically, please specify how you would like those records transmitted. (As an email attachment, on a CD/DVD, or copied to a flash drive.) Also, please specify what format you prefer the records in. If at all possible, records will be saved in your desired format (.pdf, .doc, .xls, etc). If we are unable to save/copy the records in your desired format, they will be given in the format in which they are already saved.