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Solid Waste Agency of Lake County, IL (SWALCO)

1311 N. Estes St.
Gurnee, IL 60031

Phone: 847.336.9340 OR 847.377.4950
Fax: 847.336.9374 

Monday - Friday (excluding holidays)
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Administrative Office Hours Only)

For information regarding HCW Events please click here.

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

The information you are seeking may likely already be accessible on this website and may not require you to submit a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.  Please navigate this website or view SWALCO's Publication Library before submitting a form. 

Complete the above form and mail, fax, or email directly to the department with the required records. (Illinois law does not require you to submit on a standard form.) You may also deliver the request in person. Please be specific in the nature of your request for FOIA officers to process your request more efficiently.

The FOIA officers for SWALCO are:

Electronic records can be requested and will be provided as allowed under the law.

Otherwise, the copy fees are as follows:

  • First 50 pages are free (black and white)
  • 15 cents per page after (black and white)
  • Actual costs of copying for color copies

Illinois law requires public bodies to respond or deny to FOIA requests within five days. The time for response can be extended for an additional five working days, as allowed under the law.  

Open Meetings Act (OMA)

Employee salary and benefit information can be found by clicking this link as required per the Open Meetings Act (5 ILCS 120/7.3)

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