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Freedom of Information Act

Public Act 96-0542, the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requires public bodies to make public records available to anyone for inspection or copying. There are certain exemptions (exclusions) and rules governed by the Act.

Please direct any VALEES FOIA inquiry to the attention of Mary Borneman, Freedom of Information Officer,

To request information under FOIA from VALEES:

  1. Print the FOIA request form.
  2. Complete and sign your FOIA request form.
  3. Submit your completed FOIA request form in one of the following ways:
  • Mail or deliver the form to VALEES, Bldg. A, Rm. 116, Rt. 47 at Waubonsee Drive,
    Sugar Grove, IL 60554
  • Fax the form to (630) 466-9621

Please note that the VALEES office is open during the academic year and closed during the summer months. VALEES follows the Kaneland Unit School District 302 academic calendar. Regular business hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Open Meetings Information

The Open Meetings Act (5 ILCS 120) provides that all meetings of public bodies shall be open to the public unless excepted by specific provisions of the act.

The VALEES Open Meetings Information contact is Mary Borneman, Office Manager,

budget hearing

August 24, 2021 – Minutes

Coordinating Council Meeting Dates

The VALEES Coordinating Council meets at 8:00 a.m. on the Waubonsee Community College Sugar Grove Campus. Meeting notice and agenda are posted at the VALEES office, Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove Campus, Building A, Room 161.

September 14, 2021 – Minutes

December 7, 2021 – Minutes

February 8, 2022 – postponed until March 1, 2022 – Minutes

May 10, 2022 – Agenda 

Policy sub-committee, July 25, 2022 – Agenda 


FY22 Joint Agreement Budget

Annual Statement of Affairs

FY21 Annual Statement of Affairs (ASA) 


LEAs within the VALEES region are afforded the opportunity to participate in the intergovernmental agreement forming VALEES. Interested LEAs can contact Cassie Blickem, Director, for a copy of the IGA that includes the terms of becoming a new member of VALEES.

Notice of Nondiscrimination

VALEES does not discriminate in employment or educational opportunities on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or any other characteristic protected by law in its programs and activities.

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