Office of the Town Attorney

eFOIL Request Form
Keep in mind:

Please use this form to make FOIL request(s) only.

The Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) allows public access to government records such as organizations, businesses, investigations, historical events, incidents or groups.

Remember that you may only submit a FOIL request using this form. Provide as much information as possible while completing this form. Providing detailed, accurate information regarding the request allows the Town of Colonie to conduct the most accurate search possible. If your request is for an entity, event, please provide details of this entity / event including specific information such as dates and individuals involved.

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Records Requested From: *

Please select at least one department.

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Short title of requested records: *

Information provided here helps us easily identify and categorize your request.

FOIL Request / Description of records sought: *

Please provide a clear description of the record(s) sought. Personal, private, sensitive, financial, medical, or health-related information should not be put into the “Description” field below, and should instead be uploaded in a separate document.


Full Name: *


Contact Phone Number: *

Your contact phone number

Fax Number:

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Email Address: *

Organization / Affiliation:

Street Number and Name: *

City: *

State: *

Zip Code: *

Upload Document(s) in support of your FOIL request:

Maximum size allowed: 4 MB | Allowed file types: .pdf

Requested Response Format: *

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Need to know:

Records may be inspected, picked up in person, mailed to applicant or sent via email, if practical. Note that payment (if applicable) must be received before records may be released.
Any person denied access to records may appeal the denial in writing within 30 days. Such appeal shall be heard by the Town Attorney of the Town of Colonie, Memorial Town Hall, 534 New Loudon Road, Latham, NY 12110.


Fee for records is 25¢ per page plus the cost of postage, if mailed. Additional charges apply for large documents, photographs, or disks. Make checks payable to the "Town of Colonie" and remit payment to the following address:

Memorial Town Hall
534 New Loudon Road
Latham, NY 12110
United States

Verify that the contact information you enter using the form is accurate. Town of Colonie does not confirm the validity of personal information entered using this form.