Right-to-Know

Contact Information:

The Open Records Officer for West Cocalico Township is Shelbie Shupp, Administrative Assistant.

The Open Records Officer for West Cocalico Township Authority is Tammy Sweigart, Assistant Secretary.

All documents deemed public records shall be available for inspection, retrieval, and duplication at the Municipal Building during established business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 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.

Fee Schedule:

Paper copies shall be $.25 per page per side. The certification of a record is $5 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. Fax copies will be available at the cost of $.75 per page. 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.

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; phone: (717) 346-9903; and e-mail: openrecords@state.pa.us