Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) Requests



Freedom of Information Law (FOIL)

New York State’s Freedom of Information Law (Public Officers Law §87 et. seq., Syracuse City School District Board of Education Policy 1120) allows members of the public to access records of governmental agencies. FOIL provides a process for the review and copying of an agency’s records. More information about the Freedom of Information Law can be found at: http://www.dos.ny.gov/coog/foil2.html.


Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) Requests

Freedom of Information Law requests for Syracuse City School District records may be made by mail to:

Chief Accountability Officer

Syracuse City School District

1025 Erie Blvd. West

Syracuse, NY 13204


Fee for Duplication of Records

Syracuse City School District charges up to the statutorily permitted fee of $.25 per page for duplication of records requested under FOIL (Public Officers Law §87[1][b][iii]). There is no provision in law or regulation for waiver of this fee. Payment must be made to Syracuse City School District by check or money order. Payment should not be submitted until you are notified that your request is granted and informed of the charge for your request.

Resources

FOIL Request Sample Letter