Information Requests (FOIL)Public RequestsAccess to records of the Sherman Central School District will be consistent with the rules and regulations established by the New York State Committee on Open Government and will comply with all the requirements of the New York State Freedom of Information Law.
The District Clerk, Mr. Luke Waygood, is the Data Access Officer.
Requests for RecordsThe District will provide copies of records in the format and on the medium requested by the person filing the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request if the District can reasonably do so, regardless of burden, volume or cost of the request. The District may charge a fee for copies as permitted by law. The District may require a person requesting lists of names and addresses to provide a written certification that they will not use the lists of names and addresses for solicitation or fundraising purposes and will not sell, give, or otherwise make available the lists of names and addresses to any other person for the purpose of allowing that person to use the lists of names and addresses for solicitation or fundraising purposes.
If the District has the ability to retrieve or extract electronic records with reasonable effort, the District will provide the records in an electronic format upon request. The District will accept requests for records submitted in the form of email and respond to those requests by email using the form provided below.
Electronic requests for records may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Written requests for records may be sent or delivered in person to:
Luke WaygoodSherman Central School District127 Park StreetP.O. Box 950Sherman, NY 14781
Questions may be directed to the Data Access Officer at (716) 761-4812. Records are available for inspection and copying during regular business days between 8 am and 3 pm in the District Office, located at the above address.
The Sherman Central School District will respond to a request within five (5) business days of the receipt of a request. Should all or part of the request need to be denied, Sherman Central School District will respond in the manner set forth by the rules and regulations stipulated by the Committee on Open Government. Further information is available on the website for the Committee on Open Government.
For your convenience, you may use this Records Request Form.
Education Law Section 2116
Public Officers Law Article 6
21 NYCRR Part 1401