Open Records Request

1.         Administrative Charges: Administrative charges for search, retrieval, and other direct

            administrative costs not to exceed the salary of the lowest paid full-time employee who,

            in the discretion of the custodian of the records, has the necessary skill and training

            to perform the request. Administrative charges shall be no less than $11.50 per hour.

           

2.         Ordinances: City Code Available Online

                                             Zoning Ordinance: $20.00

 

3.         Certified Copies:$1.50/page and/or document

 

4.         Copy of Public Records: $0.25/per page

 

5.         CD’s: $5.00 per CD plus administrative charges if applicable

 

6.         Recordings Copied to Flash Drive: No charge for first fifteen minutes (customer must

            provide flash drive) (administrative charges will apply for anything after the first fifteen

            minutes.)

 

7.         Photographs: Actual Reproduction costs and administrative costs (if applicable) will be

            charged.

 

8.         Research Time: First 15 minutes at no cost pursuant to State Law. Administrative Charges

            apply thereafter.

 

9.         Inspection of Records: Public documents are available for review and inspection at no

            charge to the requestor unless the following conditions apply:

 

            a) The custodian of the records has to conduct a search and retrieval of the records

                out of storage for which the administrative charges will be charged to the requestor

                (minus the first 15 minutes);

 

            b) Copies are requested – then administrative and copy charges will apply (if

                 applicable);

 

            c) The document can only be found on a city employee’s computer– if that is the

                case, the document will have to be printed (and/or redacted if applicable) and copy and

                administrative charges will apply. The general public is restricted from access to City

                computers.

10.       Emailing of Documents

 

            The custodian of records may email a document(s) to a requestor at no charge if the

            following conditions apply:

 

                        a) The document is an electronic document that can be retrieved within the first 15

                             minutes;

                       

                        b) The document does not have to be redacted and copied before it can be

                             emailed;

                       

                        c) The document is not an exempt document under the open records act for

                            public disclosure;

                       

                        d) And the document size does not exceed the allowable size for emailing.