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The City of Forest Acres recognizes the value in an informed and engaged citizenry.

We also value transparency in local government and want to make public information accessible to all from city projects, to upcoming goals and city council initiatives, to annual budgets - we are here to answer your questions.

Media Relations

To request an interview, photos, or other additional media needs, please contact our Public Information Officer.

Lynnsey Baker

Public Information Officer 


cell: 7708275895

Public Records Request

To request public records available under the Freedom of Information Act, please utilize our FOIA request form:


Pursuant to 2017 changes to the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act, the City of Forest Acres adopted a new Freedom of Information Act rate schedule at its September 12, 2017 (updated June 11, 2019) City Council meeting:


The City wishes to draw the requestor's close attention to Section 6 of H3352, which amends the state's FOIA law to prohibit the use of personal information (obtained from a FOIA request made to a municipality) for commercial solicitation directed to anyone in the state.  In addition to fees, the City may require an affidavit attesting to the fact that a specific FOIA request is not intended to be used to obtain personal information for commercial solicitation directed to anyone in South Carolina.


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