The Village Clerk of Paw Paw
The Village Clerk of Paw Paw is tasked with maintaining the village’s official records and keeping minutes during Council and board meetings. The Clerk also handles publications and postings, accounts payable, human resources and payroll, as well as the processing of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. The Freedom of Information Act allows interested persons to review and receive copies of public documents. The forms and guidelines that are necessary to file an FOIA request are available here.
Office: Village Hall, 111 E. Michigan Ave.
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests
FOIA requests can be made in writing by submitting a completed FOIA request form via email to the Clerk; by regular mail to P.O. Box 179, Paw Paw, MI 49079; or by fax. Upon receipt of the request, the Clerk will evaluate the application and begin the review process. There may be a fee associated with your request. You can view the costs on the FOIA cost sheet. All FOIA applications are to be completed in five business days starting the day after the Clerk receives the request. A ten-day extension may be required if it takes more time to process. In the event your FOIA request is denied or denied in part, you will receive a written explanation for the denial.