There are two Pennsylvania laws dealing with transparency and openness in government:
This section deals with Open Records. The most significant provision of the Right-To-Know Law is that all records are presumed to be public records unless disclosure is barred by:
The burden is 100 percent on the government agency to establish why a record would not be available.
The Office of Open Records in Harrisburg oversees Right-To-Know matters for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Please visit their website at http://openrecords.state.pa.us for further information regarding the Open Records Law.
It is the policy and goal of Eddystone Borough to be fully compliant with all laws and regulations regarding both Open Records and Open Meeting issues.
For detailed instructions regarding how to file a Right-To-Know Request for public records held by the Borough of Eddystone, please follow this link.