FOIA

The Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) provides public access to government documents and records. The new Illinois FOIA notes that 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 this Act. 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.”

The Illinois Attorney General office website provides details about the act.

As a taxing body, the Godley Public Water District is subject to the Illinois FOIA.

The Godley Public Water District, Will & Grundy Counties, Illinois has been duly organized and is operating as a public water district under the provisions of the Public Water District Act of the State of Illinois 70 ILCS 3705/1 et.seq.

The Godley Public Water District is governed by a Board of Trustees made up of 7 community members. Representation on the board was determined by state statue with six (6) members being appointed by the Will County Board and one (1) members being appointed by the Grundy County Board.

Freedom of Information Act requests should be made to Mr. Joe Cosgrove, FOIA Officer, Godley Public Water District, 440 So Center Street, P.O.Box 130, Godley, IL 60407.

The following items are available to the public for inspection under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act:

Agenda (posted on website)
Annual Financial Audit Report
Board of Trustees and Personnel (posted on website)
Budget
Consumer Confidence Report (posted on website)
Minutes (posted on website)
Ordinances in effect (posted on website)
Resolutions (posted on website)
Salary Order
Treasurer Report
Warrants/ Payment Order (posted on website)
Water testing results and Reports

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May 17, 2017
June 21, 2017
July 19, 2017
August 16, 2017
September 20, 2017
October 18, 2017
November 15, 2017
December 20, 2017
January 17, 2018
February 21, 2018
March 21, 2018
April 18, 2018
May 16, 2018

Godley Public Water District
Treatment Plant & Administrative Office
440 So. Center Street
Godley, IL 60407
815-585-GPWD (4793)

Mailing Address:
Godley Public Water District
P. O. Box 130
Godley, IL 60407

For questions contact us at questions@godleypublicwater.org