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, email@example.com
To request information under FOIA from VALEES:
- Print the FOIA request form.
- Complete and sign your FOIA request form.
- 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
August 18, 2020 – Public Notice of Budget Hearing held at the VALEES Office, Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove Campus, Building A, Room 161 at 9:00 a.m.
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 8, 2020 – Minutes
December 1, 2020 – Minutes
February 2, 2021 – Minutes
April 13, 2021 – postponed until May 11, 2021
May 11, 2021 – Agenda, due to COVID-19 restrictions this is a virtual meeting. Public comment can be submitted to Cassie Blickem email@example.com following the directions on the agenda.
Annual Statement of Affairs
NOTICE to LEAS
LEAs within the VALEES region are afforded the opportunity to participate in the intergovernmental agreement forming VALEES. Interested LEAs can contact Cassie Blickem, Director, firstname.lastname@example.org 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.