Freedom of Information Law (FOIL)

    Welcome to the Hyde Park Central School District's Freedom of Information Law Resource page.
    Linda Steinberg, Assistant Superintendent for Finance & Operations, is the Records Access Officer (FOIL Officer).
    Jay Mikula, District Clerk, is the Deputy Records Access Officer. 
    The Freedom of Information Law reaffirms your right to know how your government agency operates.  This applies to Public School Districts.  It provides rights of access to records reflective of governmental (District) decisions and policies.  Generally, the law applies to existing public records. 
    Limitations to FOIL requests:
    1.  The District is not required to create a new record or report or gather new information for
         a FOIL request. 
    2.  Private, personnel information and school records are not "FOILable."
    3.  FOILs are meant to provide public information when requested.
    FOILs must be written requests.  You can send a FOIL request by e-mail to:
    or use the online FOIL Request form by clicking on the link below.  
    FOILs can also be mailed to the district office:  Hyde Park C.S.D., FOIL Request, PO Box 2033, Hyde Park, NY 12538