Village Clerk / Treasurer
Angela O'Neill
(845) 469-2388 x232

Village Deputy Clerk
Jennifer Cruz
(845) 469-2388 x229

Village Deputy Treasurer
Brandon Burns
(845) 469-2388 x222

Fax: (845) 469-5999

Monday - Friday
9 AM - 5 PM

47 Main Street
Chester, NY 10918


F.O.I.L. Information

The Village Clerk is the Village’s Record Management Officer (RMO), responsible for active files, storage and retrieval of inactive records, and the careful maintenance of archival material. Please use the online forms below to complete any FOIL requests or appeals with the Village of Chester.

Freedom of Information (FOIL) Requests

Please complete the online form below to submit a FOIL request to the Village Clerk.
*For FOIL Requests to the Police Department, please go HERE.

  • F.O.I.L. Request Form

    *Any fields highlighted in red are required.
  • I hereby apply to access the following record:

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Freedom of Information (FOIL) Appeals

If your FOIL request has been denied and you wish to appeal, please complete the online form below.

  • F.O.I.L. Appeal Form

    *Any fields highlighted in red are required.
  • Appeal a Denial Due to an Agency’s Failure to Respond in a Timely Manner

    Dear Village Board of Trustees:

    By written request, on the date indicated below, I requested the records described below.

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  • More than five business days have passed since the receipt of the request without having received a response.

    -- OR --

    Although the receipt of the request was acknowledged and I was informed that a response would be given by the date indicated below, no response has been given.

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  • Consequently, I consider the request to have been denied, and I am appealing on that basis.

    As required by the Freedom of Information Law, the head or governing body of an agency, or whomever is designated to determine appeals, is required to respond within 10 business days of the receipt of an appeal. If the records are denied on appeal, please explain the reasons for the denial fully in writing as required by law.

    In addition, please be advised that the Freedom of Information Law directs agencies to send all appeals and the determinations that follow to the Committee on Open Government, Department of State, One Commerce Plaza, 99 Washington Ave., Albany, New York 12231.

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