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File #: O-10-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Second Reader
File created: 3/19/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/17/2019 Final action:
Title: Maryland Public Information Act - For the purpose of adopting City of Annapolis procedures for the processing of requests made pursuant to the Maryland Public Information Act; establishing definitions; providing notice of disclosure requirements; establishing an appeal process; allowing fees to be charged; allowing fee waivers; and generally related to adopting procedures for processing Public Information Act requests.
Sponsors: Gavin Buckley
Indexes: Rules and City Government Committee
Attachments: 1. O-10-19 Public Information Act Ordinance.pdf, 2. O-10-19 Staff Report and Fiscal Impact.pdf, 3. O-10-19 Amendment No 1 Buckley.pdf
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Maryland Public Information Act - For the purpose of adopting City of Annapolis procedures for the processing of requests made pursuant to the Maryland Public Information Act; establishing definitions; providing notice of disclosure requirements; establishing an appeal process; allowing fees to be charged; allowing fee waivers; and generally related to adopting procedures for processing Public Information Act requests.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Ordinance 10-19

Introduced by: Mayor Buckley


Referred to
Rules and City Government Committee

AN ORDINANCE concerning

Maryland Public Information Act

FOR the purpose of adopting City of Annapolis procedures for the processing of requests made pursuant to the Maryland Public Information Act; establishing definitions; providing notice of disclosure requirements; establishing an appeal process; allowing fees to be charged; allowing fee waivers; and generally related to adopting procedures for processing Public Information Act requests.

BY adding the following portions to the Code of the City of Annapolis, 2019 Edition
2.62.010
2.62.020
2.62.030
2.62.040
2.62.050
2.62.060
2.62.070
2.62.080
2.62.090
2.62.100
2.62.110
2.62.120
2.62.130
2.62.140
2.62.150
2.62.160


SECTION I: BE IT ESTABLISHED AND ORDAINED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that the Code of the City of Annapolis shall be amended to read as follows:

TITLE 21 - ADMINISTRATION
CHAPTER 2.62 - PUBLIC INFORMATION ACT REQUESTS

SECTION 2.62.010 SCOPE.

THIS CHAPTER SETS OUT PROCEDURES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE MARYLAND PUBLIC INFORMATION ACT FOR FILING AND PROCESSING REQUESTS TO THE CITY OF ANNAPOLIS FOR THE INSPECTION AND COPYING OF PUBLIC RECORDS OF A CITY DEPARTMENT.

SECTION 2.62.020 POLICY.

IT IS THE POLICY OF THE CITY TO FACILITATE ACCESS TO THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF ITS DEPARTMENTS, WHEN ACCESS IS ALLOWED BY LAW, BY MINIMIZING COSTS AND TIME DELAYS TO APPLICANTS.

SECTION 2.62.030 DEFINITIONS.

IN THIS CHAPTER,...

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