Freedom Of Information Law (FOIL)
1. FOIL requests must be made in writing. You can:
a. Use this online request form
b. Send a letter or fax to the District Office: 409 Bell Road Rome, NY 13440
Fax # 334-7403 Attn: FOIL Officer
2. Requests received are forwarded to the designated Information Officer.
3. The requester is contacted to verify their request.
4. The information is gathered and prepared for distribution.
5. The District has 5 business days to respond to a FOIL request, this response may include
a request for additional time to gather information or notice that the information is not available.
6. Information requested can be:
a. Provided via e-mail (depending on size of information file)
b. In hard copy (a $0.25 per 8.5" x 11" page plus postage/shipping fee applies).
c. A "CD" can be burned with the information for a fee of $5.00 / CD plus postage.
d. Reviewed at the District Office, 409 Bell Road Rome, NY 13440 by calling to make
an appointment (315) 338--6500
Limitations to FOIL requests:
1. The District is not required to create a new record or report or gather new information for
a FOIL request.
2. Private, personnel information and school records are not "FOILable"
3. FOILs are meant to provide public information when requested.
Freedom Of Information Law (FOIL) Request:
Use the following form to place a FOIL request from the Rome City School District.
I hereby request the following record(s) for review *
Please type your request into the area below:
Once I have been notified that the information is ready I would like to: Please select One:
Have information sent to me via e-mail.
I would prefer a hard copy of the information please contact me with the fee for this service.
On a "CD" - This may be needed for large files (fee applies).
Make an appointment to review the record(s) at the RCSD District Office
Other - please specify in the box below:
Please provide your contact information so that we can contact you to verify your request:
Phone Number where you can be contacted between 8:00 am. and 4:00 pm, M-F *
Please provide us with your mailing address if you are requesting hard copies of records.
NOTE: There is a fee for hard copies which will include shipping. We will notify you of the fee and payment in full must be received before items can be sent.
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