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The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) has undergone significant changes that affect municipal FOIA policies. The changes went into effect in July, 2015. The League will be adding new/updated policies to our website.

Click on one of the communities below for a sample Freedom of Information policy.

(HRC = Home Rule City)

Buchanan  HRC (pop. 4,456)

Public Summary
Procedures & Guidelines
FOIA Request Form
Cost Itemization

Ferndale HRC (pop. 19,900)

Public Summary
Procedures & Guidelines
FOIA Request Form
Cost Itemization

Livonia HRC (pop. 96,942)

Public Summary
Procedures & Guidelines
FOIA Request Form
Cost Itemization

Portage HRC (pop. 46,292)

Public Summary
Procedures & Guidelines
FOIA Request Form
Cost Itemization

For more details, visit our Freedom of Information Act page.

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Are Personal Emails Captured on a Public Body’s Computer System Subject to FOIA?
The Review, Legal Spotlight, July/August 2010

State Statute

Act 442 of 1976—Freedom of Information Act

Resource Packet with information on 2014 changes to Freedom of Information Act.

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Phone: 734.662.3246 or E-mail: info@mml.org

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