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Request for Information

All public records in the custody of the County Auditor, including those maintained using electronic data processing methods, are available to any person for inspection or copying, in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act. Access to records for inspection or copying can be obtained by submitting a completed Request for Records Form to Jennifer Zoelzer, Freedom of Information Officer, Office of the Madison County Auditor, 157 North Main St., Suite 382, Edwardsville, Illinois 62025, during the normal business hours of the Office (8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.). The requested public records that the individual is entitled to receive will be provided promptly; and except for unusual circumstances as permitted under the Freedom of Information Act, they will be made available within five working days from the date of receipt of the request.

In the event that the request for records cannot be complied with, a written denial notice stating the specific reasons for the denial will be transmitted to the person making the request. Any person denied access to inspect or copy any public records may appeal such denial by providing written notice of the appeal to the Illinois Attorney General Public Access Counselor at or mail to:

Cara Smith
Public Access Counselor
Office of the Attorney General
500 S. 2nd Street
Springfield, Illinois  62706

All public records in the custody of the County Auditor are available for inspection at no charge. Single copies of reports issued by the County Auditor are also available at no charge. However, in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act, a fee may be charged for providing copies of any other records or documents that exceed 50 pages or require color or oversized pages.  Shipping costs may be charged.