The District withheld or redacted the following information from the response documents:
Pursuant to FOIA Section 7(1)(b), we redacted private information, such as personal email addresses, home addresses, and personal cell phone numbers. 5 ILCS 140/7(1)(b); see also 5 ILCS 140/2(c-5);
Pursuant to FOIA Section 7(1)(c), we redacted personal information, which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy, such as information revealing the identities of private citizens. 5 ILCS 140/7(1)(c); see Chicago Alliance for Neighborhood Safety v. City of Chicago, 348 Ill. App. 3d 188, 209, 211 (1st Dist. 2004) (“[T]he core purpose of the FOIA is to expose what the government is doing, not what its private citizens are up to.”); and
Pursuant to FOIA Section 7(1)(f), we withheld preliminary drafts, notes, recommendations, memoranda or other records in which opinions are expressed or policies or actions are formulated. 5 ILCS 140/7(1)(f); see Harwood v. McDonough, 344 Ill. App. 3d 242. 247 (1st Dist. 2003).
Please be advised that the documents responsive to this request include profanity and racially insensitive language.