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Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is a law that gives you the right to access information from federal, state and local units of government. It is often described as the law that keeps citizens in the know about their government.

The City of Buchanan complies with the State of Michigan's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), which allows residents and others to request disclosure of certain information relating to the operation of your city government.  Please review the documents below to ensure you understand how the City of Buchanan complies with FOIA and ensure that you know how to request such information.

FOIA Written Public Summary

FOIA Procedures & Guidelines Policy

FOIA Forms

Request form

State of Michigan FOIA Information