County sets rate set for Public Information Act requests

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October 29, 2011

WESTMINSTER — Board of County Commissioners this month voted to adopt a single, uniform policy for Public Information Act requests and update a fee structure that officials said will more accurately reflect costs to the county.

County Attorney Tim Burke said that policies have varied by department, and he recommended the board adopt one consistent policy for all.

The updated fee structure will include a copying fee of 25 cents per page for requested information. The first two hours needed to respond to requests will be provided at no cost. Additional time will be billed at $25 per hour. Officials said the new rates are consistent with those charged by neighboring counties.

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