• Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) Requests

    Notice of Public Availability and Access to Records

     

    In accordance with the requirements of the New York State Freedom of Information Law, please follow the procedures below to access Chester Union Free School District (CUFSD) records:

     

    Procedures for Requesting and Inspecting Records

    All Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) requests to CUFSD should be submitted to the CUFSD Records Access Officer:

    CUFSD Records Access Officer:
    Donna Powles
    CUFSD Business Office
    64 Hambletonian Ave.
    Chester, New York 10918
    845.469.5052

    donna.powles@chesterufsd.org

     

    CUFSD Records Appeals Officer:
    Denis M. Petrilak
    Superintendent of Schools
    Chester Union Free School District
    64 Hambletonian Ave.
    Chester, New York 10918
    845.469.5052

    Requests for records shall be made via written or email request on a Chester Union Free School District Application for Public Access to Records form.  Any record requested will be made available for review within a reasonable time after receipt of the request.

    You will be contacted to schedule an appointment to review and copy records, when available. Records may be reviewed only in the presence of the Records Access Officer.

     

    Location and Time of Availability of Records

    Records are available for public review and copying, upon appointment, on weekdays between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at:

    Chester Union Free School District Business Office

    64 Hambletonian Ave.

    Chester, New York 10918

    Fees

    The fees for copying of records shall be .25 cents per page, or the actual costs of reproduction if other media storage is requested.  If the search for and preparation of records requires more than two hours of labor hourly fees will be applied.