Request #20-88
  Closed

To Whom It May Concern:

In accordance with the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, the Better Government Association respectfully requests the following documents:

All payment information and required supporting documentation provided through an electronic form to the U.S. Department of the Treasury as part of the application for aid through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.

 

Some text is required to have been submitted electronically to the Treasury Department copied and pasted on government letterhead and signed. Include this document in the responsive records. Also include any records used to enter information as part of this request, all provided certification and records sufficient to show the financial institution to which payment would be made.


The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, commonly referred to as the CARES Act, was introduced into the 116th U.S. Congress as H.R.748. It currently exists as Public Law 116-136.

The requested records should be delivered via e-mail to jrutecki@bettergov.org.

The Better Government Association is a non-partisan, non-profit news organization. I request that fees for any physical reproduction costs (CDs or other media) be waived, though I'm confident the file(s) can be delivered via email.

Please note this information may be used for a news story.

Please contact me immediately with any questions about this request. Email contact would be preferred. Thank you in advance for your assistance in fulfilling this request as soon as possible. We appreciate your time and effort.

Sincerely,

Jared Rutecki
Investive Reporter/Data Coordinator
Better Government Association
223 West Jackson, Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60606
312-821-9032
jrutecki@bettergov.org


Received

April 21, 2020 via web


Departments

County Board

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Staff

Point of Contact

Gabriella Figliozzi

Request Published Public
April 21, 2020, 3:47pm
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I am granting your request for “All payment information and required supporting documentation provided through an electronic form to the U.S. Department of the Treasury as part of the application for aid through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.

 

Some text is required to have been submitted electronically to the Treasury Department copied and pasted on government letterhead and signed. Include this document in the responsive records. Also include any records used to enter information as part of this request, all provided certification and records sufficient to show the financial institution to which payment would be made.


The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, commonly referred to as the CARES Act, was introduced into the 116th U.S. Congress as H.R.748. It currently exists as Public Law 116-136.”. This Office/Department holds no responsive documents on this topic therefore; we consider this request to be closed.

Documents are available for review online on the Kane County government website at http://www.countyofkane.org.

 

We note pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, 5 ILCS 140/8.5, we are not required to copy these documents.

  • 8.5. Records maintained online.

(a) Notwithstanding any provision of this Act to the contrary, a public body is not required to copy a public record that is published on the public body's website. The public body shall notify the requester that the public record is available online and direct the requester to the website where the record can be reasonably accessed. 5 ILCS 140/8.5.

You have a right to have the denial of your request reviewed by the Public Access Counselor (PAC) at the Office of the Illinois Attorney General. 5 ILCS 140/9.5(a). You can file your Request for Review with the PAC by writing to:

            Public Access Counselor

            Office of the Attorney General

            500 South 2nd Street

            Springfield, Illinois 62706

            Fax: 217-782-1396

            E-mail: publicaccess@atg.state.il.us

 

You also have the right to seek judicial review of your denial by filing a lawsuit in the State circuit court. 5 ILCS 140/11. If you choose to file a Request for Review with the PAC, you must do so within 60 calendar days of the date of this denial letter. 5 ILCS 140/9.5(a). Please note that you must include a copy of your original FOIA request and this denial letter when filing a Request for Review with the PAC.

Sincerely,

Gabriella Figliozzi FOIA Officer Kane County Board

April 21, 2020, 3:47pm
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County Board
April 21, 2020, 3:14pm
Request Opened Public
Request received via web
April 21, 2020, 3:14pm