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Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officers
FOIA Requests
The Village of Wauconda provides copies of information or documents in accordance with the Illinois Freedom of Information Act. The cost for copies of requested information is $0.15 per page after the 1st 50 pages. Payment is required prior to receiving copies.

Form
Please provide your request for inspection of, or copies of records in writing to the FOIA Officer by mail, fax or personal delivery. No standard form is required. However if you wish you may use the FOIA Request Form (PDF). Village staff will respond to each properly submitted request as required by the Illinois Freedom of Information Act.

Our History & Profile
The Village of Wauconda was incorporated in 1877 and is overseen by the President and Board of Trustees who are elected at-large to serve 4-year overlapping terms and may be elected for an infinite number of terms. The Village Board is the legislative body of the Village government and determines all matters of Village policy, approves all Village ordinances and resolutions and adopts the annual Village budget.

Village Administrator
The Village of Wauconda is a Non-Home Rule community under the powers granted by the State of Illinois and has a population of 13,603 (2010 census). The President appoints a Village Administrator, who is the chief administrative officer of the Village. The Village Administrator is responsible for the direction and supervision of the day to day affairs, departmental activities, and Village services.

Financial Management
Wauconda’s Department of Finance promotes excellence in government financial management. The Village’s fiscal year runs from May 1st to April 30th annually. Budget reports are posted to the Village’s website and outlines expenditures, including general operations, utilities, designated funds, capital improvements, and bond fund payments. View the most recent reports on our Finance page.

Departmental Operations
The Village is comprised of the following departments and locations:
  • Administration, Finance, HR/Risk Management
    101 N Main Street
    Wauconda, IL 60084
  • Building, Zoning, and Planning, Economic Development
    109 W Bangs Street
    Wauconda, IL 60084
  • Police Department
    311 S Main Street
    Wauconda, IL 60084
  • Public Works Department
    302 Slocum Lake Road
    Wauconda, IL 60084