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Freedom of Information Act

The Genoa Public Library is committed to providing citizens and taxpayers access to public records under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act.  The FOIA Officer designated for the Genoa Public Library is:

Jennifer Barton

Library Director



All FOIA requests should be submitted to:

Genoa Public Library District

Attn:  FOIA Officer

240 W Main Street

Genoa, Illinois 60135


Please review the Library's FOIA policy and request procedures here.


For library Board meeting agendas and minutes, please click here.


Illinois Open Meeting Act

The Open Meetings Act (OMA) is designed to ensure that Illinois residents have access to their government. 


To read the Illinois Open Meeting Statute, please click here


For Frequently Asked Questions by members of the public regarding the Illinois Open Meeting Act, please click here


Pursuant to Public Act 97-0609 (Illinois Compiled Statute 5 ILCS 120/7.3), which is part of the Open Meetings Act, the Total Compensation Package Chart for Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) employees that have a total compensation package that exceeds $75,000 per year must be made available to the public. 


There are no employees at the Genoa Public Library District who receive a total compensation package that exceeds $75,000 per year.


The term “total compensation package” is defined as the “payment by the employer to the employee for salary, health insurance, a housing allowance, a vehicle allowance, a clothing allowance, bonuses, loans, vacation days granted, and sick days granted.”


Additional Resources

Illinois Attorney General