The City of Effingham falls under the provisions of the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Anyone wishing to view or obtain copies of City records should submit a written request to the City Clerk's Office. Submissions can be made online, in person, email, or mail. The City has five working days to provide the records; however, certain records are exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, in which the requestor will be provided an explanation of the denial.
City of Effingham FOIA Officers
General requests for City records - City Clerk Abbey Nosbisch
Effingham Police Department record requests - Technical Services Assistant Sandi Gillet
Effingham Fire Department record requests - Executive Secretary Jenn Alwardt