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FOIA Requests Log

At the direction of the Board of Education in an effort to increase transparency, a running log was created effective October 1, 2018 to record all requests received and their disposition. In addition, a copy of each FOIA request will continue to be provided publicly in the materials for the next regular Board of Education meeting.

The processing time is for D64 staff only, and does not include time of the District's legal counsel, if needed.

Log #: 2018-53
Date Received: 12/20/18
Requester/Organization: Joan Sandrik
Summary of Information Requested: A copy of the side letter to the 2016-20 collective bargaining agreement between the Board of Education and the PREA Voluntary Early Retirement Incentive Plan - Action Item 18-04-14 approved at the Board Meeting 4-23-18
Response Status: Completed 12/20/18
Processing Time: 20 minutes

Log #: 2018-52
Date Received: 12/14/18
Requester/Organization: Alice Dobrinsky
Summary of Information Requested: All documents related to attorneys fees in connection with Eastman Tiu's potential resignation and resignation from January 1, 2018 - today.
Response Status: Completed 12/21/18; 12/27/18
Processing Time: 1.5 hours

Log #: 2018-51
Date Received: 12/5/18
Requester/Organization: Amy Bartucci
Summary of Information Requested: As a follow up to last February’s uniform grievance related to the FOIA I submitted, I am looking for accurate numbers that report # of users of the Hot Lunch program to date.
Response Status: Completed 12/12/18
Processing Time: 70 minutes

Log #: 2018-50
Date Received: 12/3/18
Requester/Organization: Bethany Simpson, SmartProcure
Summary of Information Requested: SmartProcure is submitting a commercial FOIA request to the Park Ridge-Niles Community Consolidated School District No. 64 for any and all purchasing records from 3-13-2018 to current. The request is limited to readily available records without physically copying, scanning or printing paper documents. Any editable electronic document is acceptable. The specific information requested from your record keeping system is: 1. Purchase order number. If purchase orders are not used a comparable substitute is acceptable, i.e., invoice, encumbrance, or check number; 2. Purchase date; 3. Line item details (Detailed description of the purchase); 4. Line item quantity; 5. Line item price; 6. Vendor ID number, name, address, contact person and their email address
Response Status: completed 12/12/18, follow up 12/13/18
Processing Time: 75 minutes

Log #: 2018-49
Date Received: 11/28/18
Requester/Organization: Jennifer Johnson, Park Ridge Herald-Advocate
Summary of Information Requested: Copies of applications, resumes and any and all written materials submitted by all candidates applying for the District 64 school board vacancy.
Response Status: Request withdrawn (information available publicly on website)
Processing Time: 30 minutes

Log #: 2018-48
Date Received: 11/16/18
Requester/Organization: Alice Dobrinsky
Summary of Information Requested: All documents related to the resignation and/or potential resignation of D64 Board Member Eastman Tiu, including, but not limited to emails, memos, calendar entries, notes, correspondence between D64 attorneys, board members, administrators/staff, and any other parties/person. 
Response Status: Completed 12/4/18; various follow ups thru 12/13/18
Processing Time: 3.5 hours

Log #: 2018-47
Date Received: 11/13/18
Requester/Organization: D. Bertleson
Summary of Information Requested: 1.) Copies of the invoices and/or billings from Quest to Park Ridge-Niles School District #64 for operation of the foodservice program for the time period of September 1, 2018 through October 31, 2018. 2.) A summary of income and expenses of the food service program from the 2017-18 school year as prepared by the Park Ridge-Niles School District #64 or Quest. 3.) A summary of income and expenses of the food service program for October 2018, as prepared by the Park Ridge-Niles School District #64 or Quest. The requested information is for the purpose of comparison to my local district.
Response Status: completed 11/19/18
Processing Time: 2.5 hours staff time

Log #: 2018-46
Date Received: 10/29/18
Requester/Organization: Rachel Hubbard
Summary of Information Requested: Various statistics regarding placement of special education students, disability category, and services provided outside and inside D64 regular classrooms and in ESY outside and within D64 for multiple years
Response Status: 5-day extension; completed 11/13/18
Processing Time: almost 9 hours staff time 

Log #: 2018-45
Date Received: 10/4/18
Requester/Organization: Dave Sylvester, Marketing Representative, Sheet Metal Workers’ LU73
Summary of Information Requested:  Information for the new construction, renovation and/or maintenance work planned for any building owned or leased by your district which includes the scopes listed below. In addition, if any contracts have already been awarded, please include the names and contact information of those contractor(s) and/or sub-contractor(s):  HVAC (Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation), Exhaust Systems; Architectural Metals used for weatherproofing and/or ornamental purposes; Gutters and /or Downspouts;  New installation and/or replacement of lockers; New installation and/or replacement of toilet partitions; Kitchen Renovations; Current HVAC Maintenance Contracts. 
Response Status: Request withdrawn
Processing Time: 45 minutes

Log #: 2019-12
Date Received: 6/5/19
Requester/Organization: Bethany Simpson/SmartProcure
Summary of Information Requested: Any and all purchasing records from 12-10-2018 to current. The specific information requested from your record keeping system is: 1. Purchase order number. If purchase orders are not used a comparable substitute is acceptable, i.e., invoice, encumbrance, or check number; 2. Purchase date; 3. Line item details (Detailed description of the purchase); 4. Line item quantity; 5. Line item price; 6. Vendor ID number, name, address, contact person and their email address.
Response Status: completed
Processing Time: 25 minutes

Log #: 2019-11
Date Received: 5/20/19
Requester/Organization: Ginger Pennington
Summary of Information Requested: Copy of the full Illinois Youth Survey reports for 2018 (the District wide report, as well as the separate reports for Emerson and Lincoln Middle Schools) 
Response Status: completed
Processing Time: 25 minutes

Log #: 2019-10
Date Received: 4/29/19
Requester/Organization: Sulema Griffin/Sheetmetalwerks
Summary of Information Requested: Please list the HVAC and General contractor for the following project: Franklin Elementary SD 64 (Secure Vestibule) - 2401 Manor Lane. Date range: 2018 to present
Response Status: completed
Processing Time: 

Log #: 2019-09
Date Received: 4/16/19
Requester/Organization: Esteban Barraza
Summary of Information Requested:  1. Superintendent’s Administrative/Executive Assistant Salary for 2018-19, number of years in the position, and job description. 2. Board Secretary compensation/salary/stipend for 2018-19. Is this position part of the Superintendent’s Administrative/Executive Assistant’s job description? If not, please provide the Board Secretary job description. 3. Board of Education meetings schedule for 2018-19 (including regular and special board meetings).
Response Status: completed
Processing Time: 

Log #: 2019-08
Date Received: 4/15/19
Requester/Organization: RFP Research 
Summary of Information Requested: current contract(s) with Lakeview Bus Lines for Special Education
Response Status: completed
Processing Time: 

Log #: 2019-07 commercial
Date Received: 3/30/19
Requester/Organization: Kevin Bachler
Summary of Information Requested: Copies of all contracts and pricing arrangements involving (third-party) entities that provide chess instruction, chess tournaments, and any other chess-related service to any school or students at any school within district 64, whether that service is provided before, during or following the school day, or additional chess-related services on days that school is not in session.
Response Status: completed
Processing Time:

Log #: 2019-06
Date Received: 3/27/19
Requester/Organization: NBC5 Chicago Investigates
Summary of Information Requested:  I am making this request of more than 350 public school districts in twelve Illinois counties in the greater Chicago area, including Park Ridge-Niles Community Consolidated School District 64, for a news story we are working on at NBC5 about school tornado preparedness. Please provide me with documents showing which school buildings in your district each have a storm shelter that meets the minimum requirements of the ICC/NSSA Standard for the Design and Construction of Storm Shelters (ICC-500) [published jointly by the International Code Council and the National Storm Shelter Association and available at https://codes.iccsafe.org/content/ICC5002014?site_type=public], including the location of each shelter relative to its assigned school building. For those school buildings in Park Ridge-Niles Community Consolidated School District 64 that do not have a storm shelter that meets the minimum requirements described above, please provide me with documents showing how and where the children in each of those school buildings are to be sheltered, in case of a tornado emergency, including the location of each shelter relative to its assigned school building.
Response Status: completed
Processing Time: 

Log #: 2019-05
Date Received: 3/20/19
Requester/Organization: IL Retired Teachers Association
Summary of Information Requested: Names and email addresses of any certified retiring staff for 2018-2019
Response Status: completed
Processing Time: 

Log #: 2019-04
Date Received: 3/20/19
Requester/Organization: Carl Mann
Summary of Information Requested: All records, reports, forms, writings, letters, memoranda, books, papers, maps, photographs, microfilms, cards, tapes, recordings, electronic data processing records, electronic communications, recorded information and all other documentary material pertaining to the transaction of public business, regardless of physical form or characteristics, having been prepared by or for, or having been or being used by, received by, in the possession of, or under the control of the School District relating to transportation services specifically provided by, or received by, Park Ridge - Niles School District 64, since January 1, 2019 and March 20, 2029 and more specifically relating to bus parking adjacent to, or near, the intersection of Dee Road and Sibley Avenue in Park Ridge, Illinois.
Response Status: completed
Processing Time: 

Log #: 2019-03
Date Received: 3/11/19
Requester/Organization: Gareth Kennedy
Summary of Information Requested: Number of physical classrooms available, utilized or not in use, within each D64 school. I would also like to understand how many are currently being used for special education, art and music. To help I’ve created a grid below: School (Carpenter, Field, Franklin, Roosevelt, Washington, Emerson, Lincoln); C1 - Utilized Classrooms; C2 - Unutilized Classrooms; C3 - Total Classrooms; C4 - Special Education Classrooms; C5 - Art Classrooms; C6 - Music Classrooms.
Response Status: completed 
Processing Time: 

Log #: 2019-02
Date Received: 3/11/19
Requester/Organization: Roisin Hamilton
Summary of Information Requested: The current number of classrooms in each grade and the current number of students in each classroom, at each of the district elementary schools grades K-5. 
Response Status: completed
Processing Time: 55 minutes

Log #: 2019-01
Date Received: 2/28/19
Requester/Organization: Selena Garcia, Emeric Facility Services
Summary of Information Requested: View the contract the district has for outsourced vendor custodial services 
Response Status: Completed
Processing Time: 30 minutes