REDDICK PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
I. A brief description of our public body is as follows:
A. Our purpose is to provide materials and services to meet the community’s needs for literacy, information, recreation, and culture. See Reddick Public Library District’s website @ www.reddicklibrary.org.
B. An organizational chart is attached.
C. The total amount of our operating budget for FY2017 is $1,115,485.72. Funding sources are property and personal property replacement taxes, state and federal grants, fines, charges, and donations. Tax levies are:
D. The office is located at this address: 1010 Canal Street, Ottawa, Illinois 61350.
E. We have approximately the following number of persons employed:
F. The following organization exercises control over our policies and procedures: The Reddick Public Library District Board of Trustees, which meets monthly on the 2nd Monday, 6:00 pm, at the library. Its members are: Neil Reinhardt, President; Jean Batson-Turner, Vice President; Bill Strong Jr., Secretary; Jameson Campaigne, Treasurer; Phyllis Palmer, Mary Rooney, and Melissa Hulse.
G. We are required to report and be answerable for our operations to:
II. You may request the information and the records available to the public in the following manner:
A. Your request can be made by mail, facsimile, e-mail, or personal delivery during regular business hours of the Library.
B. If utilizing facsimile, your request should be sent to 815.434.2634. If utilizing e-mail your request should be directed to either of the following Reddick Library FOIA officers:
C. You must indicate whether you have a “commercial purpose” in your request.
D. You must specify the records requested to be disclosed for inspection or to be copied. If you desire that any records be certified, you must specify which ones.
E. To reimburse us our actual costs for reproducing and certifying (if requested) the records, you will be charged the following fees:
F. If the records are kept in electronic format, you may request a specific format and if feasible, they will be so provided, but if not, they will be provided either in the electronic format in which they are kept (and you would be required to pay the actual cost of the medium only; i.e., disc, diskette, tape, etc.) or in paper as you select.
G. The office will respond to a written request within five (5) working days or sooner if possible. An extension of an additional five (5) working days may be necessary to properly respond.
H. Records may be inspected or copied. If inspected, an employee must be present throughout the inspection.
I. The place and times where the records will be available as follows:
III. Certain types of information maintained by us are exempt from inspection and copying. However, the following types or categories of records are maintained under our control:
Adopted by Library Board 12/14/09; updated 5/26/15