Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
  • Pleasantdale School District 107 Profile
    The School District, comprised of portions of the communities of Burr Ridge, Countryside, Indian Head Park, Willow Springs and unincorporated Cook County, is located in southwestern suburban Cook County, approximately 25 miles from downtown Chicago. The district’s primary purpose is the education of the children of the district from Preschool through Grade 8. The district employs approximately 107 staff members. Please use the links below for information regarding:

     

     

  • FOIA Requests
    Please note that all FOIA requests are posted online. When you submit a FOIA request, your name and information about the request will be made available on the District’s Website.

    Pleasantdale School District 107 has no specific FOIA request form. Requests should state that information is being sought under the Freedom of Information Act and provide a brief description of the public records requested, being as specific as possible. FOIA requests must be submitted in writing and mailed to the below address or emailed to the Freedom of Information Officer at foia@d107.org.
     

    Mailing Address:

    Pleasantdale School District 107
    Attn:  Freedom of Information Officer
    7450 S. Wolf Road
    Burr Ridge, IL 60527

     

     

  • Fee Schedule
     Paper copy from paper or electronic source (50 pages or less)
    no charge
     Paper copy from paper or electronic source (51 pages or more)
     $0.15 per page
     Copy of audio or video material
     cost of media

    Checks are to be made payable to: "Pleasantdale School District 107"

     

     

FOIA Requests to Date:
 Date Received  Requester
 Organization
 Requests
 Correspondence
Documents Provided 
 10/2/2017  Kirk Allen American Watchdogs Inc Response  
 9/18/2017 Jaqueline Sessa  Onvia List of every vendor term/annual contract with a future expiration date Response  
05/02/2017 Jessica Eliscu

Reimbursement for Hazardous Routes Transportation Response  
02/28/2017  anonymous   Filing as recorded with the local election authority placing the referendum question on the ballot.
Response  
 02/02/2017   concernedcitizensp@yahoo.com Any documentation to reflect any Social Media activity (i.e. Facebook posts/messages) by any employee whether on District Servers or not over the last 6 months regarding the Village of Willow Springs upcoming election.

Response  
01/05/2017 Luke Keller Odelson & Sterk, Ltd any and all Social Media Policies and Cyber Bullying policies Response  
12/01/2016 Nathan Mihelich
 Illinois Retired Teachers Assoc.
name, title, and email address of any teachers or administrators retiring in 2017
Response  
09/26/2016 Katherine Smyser  NBC5 Chicago epinephrine auto-injectors
Response  
 9/8/2016 Jared Rutecki Better Government Association

1.) Collective Bargaining Agreements: Any and all current collective bargaining agreements, including but not limited to union contracts with teachers. If a union is currently operating under an expired contract, please include it.
2.) Administrator Contracts: Any and all employment/personnel agreements and contracts with current administrators, including but not limited to superintendents and principals.
3.) Budget: The approved operating and capital budgets for the 2016-17 school year.
4.) Legal Settlements: Any and all legal settlements entered into, signed, or otherwise adopted from August 1, 2015 to present.  
5.) Payroll: Documents sufficient to show the names and corresponding job titles and salaries of any and all district employees and board members as of today (In other words, the current payroll records that include names, positions and pay for all employees, not just teachers and administrators).

Response

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 8/9/2016 Colin Driehorst  One Chance Illinois Acceleration Policy  Response  
 7/28/2016 Katherine Smyser  NBC5 Chicago Leases/Agreements with Telecommunications Providers  Response  
 5/13/16 Jennifer Smith Richards Chicago Tribune
Water quality testing  Response  
 4/11/16 Nathan Mihelich Illinois Retired Teachers Association Name, title and email address of any teachers or administrators who are retiring in 2016  Response  
 3/30/16 Brendan Bakala Illinois Policy Institute Documents related to the number of and names of Pleasantdale SD 107 employees who are union members with the name of their affiliated union and residential zip codes. Response  
1/11/2016 Trey Cobb One Chance Illinois Information on Gifted and Talented Program

Followup Request
Response

Response

 
 10/28/2015  Kylie Spahn
  1. Number of students tested in Pleasantdale School District 107 for PBA PARCC
2. Number of students tested in Pleasantdale School District 107 for EOY PARCC
3. Number of students coded "15 Refusal" in Pleasantdale School District 107 for PBA PARCC
4. Number of students coded "15 Refusal" in Pleasantdale School District 107 for EOY PARCC
 Response  
9/16/2015
Patrick McCraney Better Government Association Copies of:
1.) Collective Bargaining Agreements: Any and all current collective bargaining agreements, including but not limited to union contracts with teachers. If a union is currently operating under an expired contract, please include it.

2.) Administrator Contracts: Any and all employment/personnel agreements and contracts with current administrators, including but not limited to superintendents and principals.

3.) Budget: The approved operating and capital budgets for the 2015-16 school year.

4.) Legal Settlements: Any and all legal settlements entered into, signed, or otherwise adopted from January 1, 2014 to present.

5.) Payroll: Documents sufficient to show the names and corresponding job titles and salaries of any and all district employees and board members as of today (In other words, the current payroll records that include names, positions and pay for all employees, not just teachers and administrators).

Response
 
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8/19/2015 Joseph Hart IEA - NEA Names of all non-certified support staff employed in Pleasantdale SD 107 including:
-Their job titles
-Their date of hire
-Their work building and its addresses
-The number of hours they are scheduled to work per week (or percentage appointment)
-The number of months they are scheduled to work per year
-Their collective bargaining unit status(i.e., whether or not they are covered by a collective bargaining agreement) and, if they are in a bargaining unit, the name of the labor organization with which that unit is affiliated
-Copies of any contracts the district has with subcontractors currently engaged in district support staff work (e.g., transportation services, food services, custodial services, etc.)
 
Response

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 6/12/2015 Robert Baier SMART Local 265 Summer construction and/or maintenance work Response  
 5/27/2015 Morgan  Polikoff
USC Rossier School of Education
List of math and science textbooks used, the grade, version, and year first used  Response Electronic Submission Confirmation
2/17/2015
2/19/2015
John Kielczynski

Special Police or Security Services provided by Village of Indian Head Park
 Response
 
 2/13/2015
Katie Drews
 Better Government Association
RS creditable earnings, TRS retirement fund contributions, THIS paid for by the school district for the superintendent in the 2013-'14 school year.
 Response
 

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 1/7/2015
Scott Reeder
 Illinois Policy Institute
 

Provisions within the district’s collective bargaining agreement providing for compensation (pay and or benefits) for union officials while performing union-related activities.

The pay record of the employee(s) who receive this benefit.


 Response
 
 1/6/2015
Kimberly Garcia
  Information of any Pleasantdale employee(s) whom [sic] has made any medical and/or court claims or litigation due to any elevated levels of Radon caused in the work place from the years 2000 till present. If there are any claims, I also want to know if Radon was mentioned in their claim.
 Response
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 11/5/2014
Jim Watts
Union Election Integrity Unit
Staff absence records for the dates of October 29, 2014 - November 4, 2014 to specifically include the following: Teacher Name, Years of Service, Type of absence (Sick or Vacation)
 Response
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10/22/2014
Jennifer Cooper
   • a copy of the letter sent to the Elementary families in 2006 in regards to the radon testing conducted and the high levels of radon at that time
• a copy of the report from the radon testing company listing the results of their testing and any subsequent testing and results since that time
• a report of the mitigation efforts that took place at that time

 Response

ES Letter 2006

ES 4/06

ES 5/06

MS 6/06

ES 1/07

ES 8/09

MS 5/11

ES 8/2011

ES Aug 18-20 2014

ES Aug 27-30 2014

MS 9/2014

ES Sept 4-6 2014

ES Sept 22-Oct 6 2014

ES Oct 17-20 2014

ES Oct 20-22 2014

ES Oct 22-27 2014

 0/14/2014 and 10/20/14
Deniece Hopkins
 IEA - NEA
 • Names of all non-certified support staff employees and their hire dates;
• All support staff job titles;
• Work sites and corresponding addresses;
• The number of hours scheduled to work per week (or percentage appointment);
• The number of months scheduled to work per year;
• Bargaining unit status(i.e., whether or not they are covered by a collective bargaining agreement) and, if they are in a bargaining unit, the name of the labor organization with which that unit is affiliated;
• Copies of any contracts the district has with subcontractors currently engaged in district support staff work (e.g., transportation services, food services, custodial services, etc.)

 
Response
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 10/8/2014
Lennie Jarratt
 Educationmatters.US
Documents containing the following:
1.    Any and all correspondence with current teachers regarding Hudson rights, Beck rights, “fair share” fees, or otherwise involving a reduction in the amount of union dues or agency fees paid by the teacher to reflect actual costs of representation.
2.    Any and all documents referring to Hudson and/or Beck rights, “fair share” fees, or otherwise referring to legal means by which employees may limit their dues or agency fees to reflect actual costs of representation.  
3.    Any and all documents that state the total number of dues paying members of the teachers union (both reduced and full) currently working for your district.

 Response
 
 9/11/2014
Highpoints Learning
 Highpoints Learning
Names, contact numbers, and email addresses of all the teachers/administrators in Pleasantdale School District 107
 Response
 
 9/3/2014
Lennie Jarratt
 Educationmatters.US

Documents containing the following:
1. Any and all correspondence with current teachers regarding Hudson rights, Beck rights, “fair share” fees, or otherwise involving a reduction in the amount of union dues or agency fees paid by the teacher to reflect actual costs of representation.
2. Any and all documents referring to Hudson and/or Beck rights, “fair share” fees, or otherwise referring to legal means by which employees may limit their dues or agency fees to reflect actual costs of representation.  
3. Any and all documents that state the total number of dues paying members of the teachers union (both reduced and full) currently working for your district.

Follow-up Request

 

Response

Follow-up Response


 
 6/24/2014
Adam Andrzejewski, Chairman, Data Collection Department
 Open The Books
Vendor payee payments for the years 2008-2013
 Response
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 4/29/2014
 Robert Baier
 Sheet Metal Workers Local 265
Scheduled or Proposed Summer Work for 2014
 Response
 
 4/23/14
Gina Scaletta-Nelson
 Pleasantdale School District 107 Board of Education
2012 and 2013 Summer Work
Request Clarification
Further Clarification
 Response to Extend
Clarification Response
Response
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 4/4/14
Connor Hughes
 Catapult Learning
Proposals/Contracts with Ombudsman Educational Services and/or Educational Services of America
 Response
 
 3/17/14
Sharon Rak
  Superintendent's Job Description, Resume, Application, and Board Members
 Response
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 3/10/14
Lennie Jarratt
 
Emails with keyword "DILLARD"
 Response
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 2/27/14
Brian Anderson
 Lee's Foodservice Parts & Repairs, Inc
Vendor/Contractor Information
 Response
 
 2/13/14
Dina & Bill Cassidy
  Incident Report
 Response
 Incident Report
 1/6/14
Lori Veroeven
  RTI
Response to Extend
Response
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 12/3/13
Bob Herguth
 Better Government Association
Access and disseminate information concerning news and current or passing events.
 Response
 Contract 2010-2015
Administrator Contracts
FY2014 Budget
Titles & Salary
 11/25/13
Sharon Rak
  Math Common Core/Professional Development
 Response
 D107 Math
 11/5/13
Dr. Maria Fitzpatrick
 National Bureau of Economic Research
Negotiated Teacher Contracts
 Response
Contract 2005-2010
Contract 2010-2015
 10/3/13
Sharon Rak
   Above Level Math/Coordinator of Curriculum & Instruction.
 Response
 Job Description
Resume
Contract
 7/29/13
   Family Taxpayers Foundation
Health Insurance Plans and Costs
 Response
 Medical Plans Comparison
 4/25/13
Bob Baier
 Sheet Metal Workers' Local 265
 List of Scheduled Summer Work for 2013
 Response
 
 4/2/13
Lauren Semrinec  Canon Business Solutions
Lease & Maintenance/Service contract for Copiers and Printers
 Response
Document Imaging

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 4/2/13
Amy Kittle
  Legal and Investigative Expenses for all Residency Issues for the past 5 years
 Response
Legal Fees

Investigative Expenses
 3/18/13
Jennifer Hennessy
  Legal bills associated with FOIA requests for 2010-present
 Response
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 2/7/13
Kim Barker
  Building/Capital Improvement Plan; Grants; Services Bid
 Response
 Long Range Projections
 1/23/13
Kim Barker
  Long Range/Strategic Plan

Follow-up Requests


 Response
Follow-up Response

Strategic Plan Brochure

Communication

Curriculum

Action Plans Strategy 3

Initial Strategic Plan

 1/9/13
Kristin Violante
  Total number of current students enrolled for 3 and 4 year old preschool a.m.
 Response
 
 1/7/13
Andrea/Paul Vie
 

A summary of Attorney Fees from the law firm of Hodges, Loizzi, Eisenhammer, Rodick & Kohn annually from 2010 – current, to include the following areas:

 Response
 

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 1/4/13
Joan Geary
  All superintendent contracts from 2000 – current, including the newly approved contract from the December 2012 board meeting
 Response
  Contracts

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