FOIA Policy: Supervisor's Office

The Shields Township Supervisor's Office Purpose: The purpose of Shields Township is to serve the local interests and concerns of its residents.

Employees: The Shields Township Supervisor’s office consists of two full-time employees.

Record Request: The Shields Township Supervisor’s office designates Sarah Shepherd-Scantlin as the FOIA Officer. Requests for records shall be made in writing to the aforementioned person at 906 Muir Ave., Lake Bluff, IL 60044. Please complete the FOIA Request Form (available here or at the Shields Township Office). Pursuant to 5ILCS 140/3.1, the requestor must state whether the requested documents will be used for a commercial purpose. The requestor will be notified as soon as the documents are available for inspection and / or copying.

Copy Fees:

  • First 50 pages are free (black and white)
  • 15 cents per page thereafter (black and white)
  • 30 cents per page (color)

Records Maintained:

  • Annual Meetings Minutes
  • Monthly Board Meetings Minutes
  • Special Board Meetings Minutes
  • Budget Meetings Minutes
  • Budgets T/F, GA, and R/B
  • Employee Handbook
  • Township Audit Reports

Budget: On file and located on the Shields Township website

The information you are seeking may already be accessible on the above mentioned website and may not require you to submit a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.