- Frequently Asked Questions
- Public Records
Public Records FAQ 1
How long must public records be retained before they can be destroyed?
Public Records FAQ 2
Are municipal employee disciplinary or personnel files open to the public under the public records law?
Public Records FAQ 4
Do individuals have a special right, in addition to their rights under the public records law, to inspect public records containing information about themselves?
Public Records FAQ 5
Does an e-mail message sent to or by a municipal employee or official constitute a public record under the public records law?
Public Records FAQ 6
Must a records custodian comply with a public records request when the requester requests not only that the custodian provide current records of a certain type but also requests that the custodian provide the requester with copies of all similar records that are created in the future?
Public Records FAQ 7
How long does an authority/records custodian have to answer a request for public records?
Public Records FAQ 8
How should a records custodian determine whether a request for a public record should be granted or denied?
Public Records FAQ 9
Is there a statute or rule that specifies the length of time an audiotape or videotape of a public meeting must be kept?
Public Records FAQ 10
Can an authority charge a requester fees for providing a public record?