Request for information under the Freedom of Information Law
To make a request for existing public records:
*The School District will provide knowledge of all fees prior to a request being processed. Fees and postage (if applicable) are payable prior to the release of records.
When you submit the form, FOIL allows the Herricks Public Schools five (5) business days* to make the record(s) available, deny access to the record(s), or acknowledge receipt of your request and inform you of the time frame required to respond to your request.
*Business days exclude weekends, holidays, school recesses, and Fridays during July and August.
Choose How to Receive Records
According to FOIL, public agencies are required to provide copies of records in the format and on the medium desired by the person filing the request if the agency can reasonably do so. The Herricks Public Schools provides records electronically, where possible, or as photocopies delivered by postal mail. A person may also pick up records in person. Please indicate your preference on the request form.
If you would like to inspect the records in person, the Administration Office, 999B Herricks Road, New Hyde Park, NY 11040 is open from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please call 516-305-8900 to make an appointment.
The school district will provide an estimate of all fees prior to a request being processed. Fees and postage (if applicable) are payable prior to the release of records. All checks should be payable to Herricks Public Schools and mailed to:
Herricks Public Schools
999B Herricks Road,
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
*If Records need to be purchased, cost is as follows:
$.25 per page
$ 5.00 per audio tape
$ 20.00 per video tape
** Visit the New York State Committee on Open Government Web site for answers to frequently asked questions about FOILS.