Michigan Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Michigan Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Procedures and Guidelines
The Michigan Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), MCL 15.231 - 15.246, provides for public access to certain public records, permits the charging of prescribed fees and deposits, and provides remedies and penalties for non-compliance. A person has a right to inspect, copy, or receive copies of certain requested public records. Some public records are permitted or required not to be disclosed. Holton Public Schools is a public body that must comply with the FOIA. The District has established procedures and guidelines, in the links below, to implement the FOIA, effective July 1, 2015. For purposes of these procedures and guidelines, the terms outlined within these documents have the same meaning as defined in FOIA. Paper copies of these procedures and guidelines are available upon request by a visitor at the District Services Building, located at: 6500 Fourth St. Holton, MI 49425.