Office of the Director
Jersey County E.T.S.B.
201 W. Pearl Street
Jerseyville, Illinois 62052


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The following information is supplied by the JERSEY COUNTY EMERGENCY TELEPHONE SYSTEM BOARD pursuant to Sections 4 and 5 of the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (5 ILCS 140/4 & 5):

1. Descriptive Statement:

a. The Jersey County Emergency Telephone System Board is an emergency telephone system board operating under the provision of the Emergency Telephone Systems Act (50 ILCS 751)

b. It is located in the following counties:


c. It operates from the following location(s):

     Jersey County Courthouse
     201 West Pearl
     Jerseyville, Illinois
     Jersey County Sheriff's Office
     114 North Washington
     Jerseyville, Illinois 62052

d. The mailing address of the Board is:

     201 West Pearl
     Jerseyville, Illinois 62052

e. Persons desiring to contact the Board may contact the following:

     William Hedger
     Executive Director

f. The Board is governed by a Board of Trustees consisting of nine (9) persons.  Effective December 1, 2012 the regular meetings of the Board will be held on the third Tuesday of every other month.  Meetings are held in the Jersey County Courthouse.

g. The approximate budget of the board is:

     FY18 - $356,273.00 Expenses  $300,600.00 Revenues

h. The Board employs the following number of employees:

     Full Time Salary - 1
     Full Time Hourly - 9

i. A diagram showing the Board's functional subdivisions is as follows:


2. The Board maintains the following types and categories of records:

a. Financial Reports prepared annually.
b. Minutes of meetings of the Board of Trustees and Treasurer’s Reports.
c. Policies and procedures.
d. Correspondence.
e. Personnel records.
f. 911 call records.

3. Records of the Board which are available for immediate disclosure are items a, b, c, d, and e listed in Section 2, above, for previous two (2) years.

4. Records of the Board which are subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act may be requested, in writing, from the Freedom of Information Act Officer listed above. Requests are to be submitted in writing delivered to the attention of the Freedom of Information Act Officer listed above, at the above address. Requests will be processed within the time permitted by the Freedom of Information Act, five (5) business days for noncommercial requests and twenty-one (21) business days for commercial requests, unless additional time, as permitted by the Act is required to process the request, in which case the person making the request will be notified in writing of the action taken with reference to the person’s request. Records will generally be made available at the Board’s office for inspection at a mutually convenient time. Copies of records will be furnished in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act. (First 50 pages of material will be provided without charge, additional pages will be charged at the rate of 15 cents per page. Color or oversize copies will be supplied at actual cost.) Any request for a waiver of copying fees must be in writing and accompany the request for copies.

5. A denial of any records request will be made in writing to the person making the request and a request for review of any denial may be made to the Public Access Counselor, Public Access Bureau, Office of the Attorney General, 500 South Second Street, Springfield, Illinois 62706 (217-558-0486) under Section 9.5 of the Freedom of Information Act (5 ILCS 140/9.5) within sixty (60) days of the date of denial. Persons whose request is denied may also seek judicial relief under Section 11 of the Freedom of Information Act (5 ILCS 140/11).

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