Section 1 General Administration
Policy 1-7 OPEN RECORDS ACT - RELEASE OF DRAFT MINUTES
DISTRIBUTION: Mayor and City Council
SUBJECT: Open Records Act - Release of Draft Minutes
PURPOSE: To establish policy with regard to release of
BACKGROUND: The Open Records Act provides that the Council has discretion regarding
granting or denying access to certain records.
PROCEDURE: Both draft and approved minutes of meetings are open and available
inspection and copying. Minutes which have not been approved by vote will be marked as
"Draft-Not-Yet Approved". Certified copies of draft minutes will not be provided. Minutes
executive sessions are confidential and not open to the public.
REFERENCES: Open Records Act
EFFECTIVE DATE: October 14, 1997
DEPARTMENT: City Attorney, City Clerk
JOHN T. MARLEY, MAYOR
(CP 1-7, Added, 10/14/1997)