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OPEN RECORDS OFFICER

            The Township hereby designates Mary Kay Maher as the Township Open Records Officer.  The Open Records Officers may be reached at:  110 Sunray Dr., Suite 1, Johnstown, PA  15905 Phone (814) 255-5243 FAX (814) 255-1805 or by e-mail: uytwp@atlanticbbn.net

 

GENERAL

            All documents deemed public records shall be available for inspection, retrieval, and duplication at the Municipal Building during established business hours 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday with the exception of weekends and holidays.

 

REQUESTS

            Requests shall be made in writing to the township Open Records Officer on a form provided by the Township.  (See attached form)

 

FEES

            Paper copies shall be $.25 cents per page per side.  The certification of a record is $1 per record.  Specialized documents including, but not limited to blue prints, color copies and non-standard sized documents shall be charged the actual cost of production.  If mailing is requested, the cost of postage will be charged.  The Township shall require prepayment if the total fees are estimated to exceed $100.

 

RESPONSE

            The Township shall make a good-faith effort to provide the requested public record(s) as promptly as possible.  The Open Records Officer shall cooperate with those requesting records to review and/or duplicate original Township documents while taking reasonable measure to protect Township documents from the possibility of theft, damage, and/or modification.

 

            The Open Records Officer shall review all written requests for access to public records.  As soon as possible, but no later than five business days after receiving a written request to access public records, the Open Records Officer shall respond to such requests in writing consistent with Act 3 of 2008, the Right-to-Know Law.

 

            If access to a record is denied, the response shall include a reason for denial as stipulated in Act 3 of 2009, the Right-to-Know Law.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION FOR APPEALS

            If a written request is denied or deemed denied, the requester may file an appeal in writing to Terry Mutchler, Executive Director, Office of Open Records.  Commonwealth Keystone Building, 400 North Street, Plaza Level Harrisburg, PA  17120-0225

 

 

 

 

 

 THE RIGHT TO KNOW REQUEST FORM IS AVAILABLE UNDER THE LIBRARY OF DOCUMENTS - FORMS AND APPLICATIONS