Village of Hampton - Freedom Of Information (FOIA)


The Village of Hampton is a municipality incorporated and organized under the laws of the State of Illinois for the purpose of providing its residents with the following services:

  1. Police protection;
  2. Fire protection;
  3. Sewer and water service;
  4. Garbage collection service;
  5. Street Maintenance;
  6. Parks & Recreation;
  7. Heritage Interpretive Center.


The Village of Hampton has certain functional subdivisions which are shown on Table 1 attached hereto. The approximate amount of the operating budget of the Village of Hampton is $2,742,951.00. The Village offices are located at:
Village Hall
520 First Avenue
Hampton, IL 61256
Police Department
901 4th Street
Hampton, IL 61256
Fire Rescue Department
609 Third Avenue
Hampton, IL 61256
Maintenance Building
903 4th Street
Hampton, IL 61256
Heritage Center on the Mississippi
251 South State Avenue
Hampton, IL 61256


Board of Trustees:
The Village currently employs approximately 25 full and part-time employees. The members of the boards, commissions and committees of the Village of Hampton are as follows:

Board of Trustees:

President, Richard Vershaw

Chris Bornhoeft
Kevin Hamilton
Matt King
Michaela VanDieren
Elise Goodman
Steffanie Adams


Standing Committees:

Administration, Insurance and Code Enforcement
Mickey VanDieren - Chairperson
Steffanie Adams
Kevin Hamilton

Finance & Grant Administration
Steffanie Adams - Chairperson
Chris Bornhoeft
Kevin Hamilton

Parks & Recreation and Heritage Center
Elise Goodman - Chairperson
Steffanie Adams
Mickey VanDieren

Zoning Board of Appeals

Dennis Gottwalt
John Clemann
Chris Larrison
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Public Safety
Kevin Hamilton - Chairperson
Matt King
Elise Goodman

Public Works (Water & Sewer)
Matt King - Chairperson
Michaela VanDieren
Chris Bornhoeft

Streets, Alleys & Drainage
Chris Bornhoeft - Chairperson
Matt King
Elise Goodman


FOIA Officers:

The Freedom of Information Officers for the Village are:

Michelle Reyes
FOIA Officer
Village Hall
520 First Avenue
Hampton, IL 61256



Municipal Records Directory:

Village of Hampton

Any person requesting records of the Village of Hampton may make such a request either in person, orally or in writing at the Village Clerk's office located at 520 First Avenue, PO Box 77. Such request should be made to Ms. Michelle Reyes, FOIA Officer at such address. Another method would be by mailing, faxing or emailing a written request to Ms. Michelle Reyes specifying in particular the records requested to be disclosed and copied. All written requests should be addressed to the FOIA Officer at the address of the Clerk's office. If you desire that any records be certified, you must indicate that in your request and specify which records must be certified.

The fees for any such records, if the person requesting the records wishes them to be copied, are as follows:

  • First 50 pages, black and white, letter or legal size copies, no cost;
  • Additional pages, black and white, letter or legal, actual cost to $0.15;
  • Electronic records will be formatted subject to reimbursement for costs of recording medium. Color copies or copies in a size other than letter or legal shall be reimbursed to actual costs.;
  • Costs of certifying a record will be $1.00;
  • Records may be furnished without charge or at a reduced charge, as determined by the Village, if the person requesting the documents states the specific purpose for the request and indicates that a waiver or reduction of the fee is in the public interest. Waiver or reduction of the fee is in the public interest if the principal purpose of the request is to access and disseminate information regarding the health, safety and welfare or the legal rights of the general public and is not for the principal purpose of personal or commercial benefit.


Catalog and Index of Public Records:

The following is a general list of the different types of records that are available for inspection and/or copying. Generally, records prior to July 1, 1984 are not available. Due to space constraints, there are some types of records that have been destroyed in accordance with Illinois law. An example would be payroll records, which are only maintained for 7 years. This list is reasonably current and detailed. If there is a specific record you are looking for, please ask one of the FOIA Officers for assistance.

Meeting Minutes
Code of Ordinances
Subdivision Ordinance
Bills Approved for Payment
Canceled Checks
Liquor License Fees
Salary & Allowance Schedule
Zoning Maps
Tax Levy Records
Intergovernmental Agreements
Subdivision Plats
Building Permits
Electrical Permits
Grant Applications
Electronic Mail (E-mail) Records
Zoning Ordinance
Payroll Records
Treasurer's Reports
Bank Account Statements
Other License Fees
Applications for Employment
Zoning Variances
Election Petitions for Village Offices
Contractor Agreements for Services
As Built Drawings of Subdivisions
Plumbing Permits
Mechanical Permits
Grant Agreements


Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
Enabling Ordinances
Records of Public Hearings
Redevelopment Agreements
Increment Payments
TIF District Boundary Maps
TIF Plans
Requests for Reimbursement
Annual TIF Reports to Illinois Comptroller
Agreements with Schools


Street Department
Contracts for Street Repairs
Street Maps
Street Improvement Plan
Contracts for Engineering Services
Studies of Street Conditions
Fuel Usage Logs


Motor Fuel Tax (MFT)
Resolutions Authorizing Expenditures
Final Payments
Other Forms Filed with Illinois DOT
Bid Specifications for Street Maintenance
Estimates of Repairs & Maintenance
Engineering Cost Estimates
Audits Completed by Illinois DOT
Contract Awards for Road Salt


Police Department
Accident Reports
Arrest Reports
Incident Reports
Monthly Activity Reports


Fire Rescue Department
Monthly Activity Reports
Disaster Plan
Personnel Rosters


Public Works (Water, Sewer, Garbage, Recycling and Storm Drainage)
Property Liens
Requests for Service Termination
Sewer Lateral Locations (1979)
Sewer Bills
Technical Drawings of Sewer Lines
Water Sample Testing Results
Consumer Confidence Reports
J.U.L.I.E. Locate Requests
Applications for Service
Sewer Installation Records (1979)
Water Bills
Solid Waste and Recycling Bills
Technical Drawings of Water Lines
Water & Sewer Rate Studies
Boil Order Water Testing Results


Heritage Center
Rental Agreements

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