The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

The U.S. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is a law ensuring public access to U.S. government records. FOIA carries a presumption of disclosure; the burden is on the government - not the public - to substantiate why information may not be released. Upon written request, agencies of the United States government are required to disclose those records, unless they can be lawfully withheld from disclosure under one of nine specific exemptions in the FOIA. This right of access is ultimately enforceable in federal court.

In compliance with the Freedom of Information Act, Pleasant Dale Park District offers the following documents. You will need the Adobe Reader to view/print them. Most computers have this software installed. If you discover you do not have it, click here to get Abobe Reader