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In an effort to promote transparency, the City Clerk Department handles all Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests in accordance with the State requirements to make public records available, upon request, for inspection and copying. The City has five business days to respond. For commercial requests, the City has 21 business days to respond.

FOIA Requests

To submit a FOIA Request for Public Records, please click here

Requests may also be submitted:

  • email:
  • fax: (309) 434-2628
  • mail: 109 E. Olive St., Bloomington, IL 61701 
  • in-person: 101 S. Madison St., Bloomington, IL 61701 - Grossinger Arena exterior box office windows                          (8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday)


Certification of Records:
  $1.00 per certification
Crash Reports:   $5.00 per report
Document Copies:
 Less than 50 pages No charge
 Over fifty pages $0.15 per page
Color Photographs:
$0.75 per page
  Actual cost of reproduction