Public Records Requests

Temporary changes to public records requests processes directed by Governor's Proclamation 20-28 and effective until midnight, April 23, 2020.  

1.  No In-Person Public Records Business
Public records may not be requested or inspected in person.  Agencies are not required to be open for public inspection and copying of records for a minimum of 30 hours per week.  All other methods of requesting public records listed below are still available.  

2.  Agencies are not required to provide an initial response to public records requests within 5 business days.
The district may not be able to provide an initial response to public records requests within 5 business days, but will provide a response as quickly as possible.


Any person wishing to inspect or copy identifiable public records of the Port Townsend School District will make the request to the Public Records Officer in any of the following ways:
 
By Email:
 
By U.S. Mail:
Port Townsend School District Office
Public Records Officer
1610 Blaine Street
Port Townsend, WA   98368
 
By Fax:
(360) 385-3617
 
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In Person:
Port Townsend School District Office
1610 Blaine Street
Port Townsend, WA   98368
Business hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, excluding legal holidays.

The following information should be included in the request:
- Name and address of the requestor;
- Other contact information, including telephone number and e-mail address;
- Identification of the requested records adequate for the Public Officer to locate the records; and
- The date and time of day of the request.

Cost of Printed Copies and Mailing
Requestors will be charged $0.15 per page for paper copies provided and actual cost for mailing. 

Cost of Electronic Records
Requestors will be charged $0.10 per page scanned into electronic format; $0.05 per each four (4) files or attachments uploaded to email, cloud-based storage service, or other means of electronic delivery; $0.10 per gigabyte for the transmission of public records in an electronic format or for the use of District equipment to send the records electronically; and actual cost for any digital storage media or device provided by the District and any associated mailing costs.  If removable devices are used to transfer records, they cannot be reused by the district.

See Board Policy and Procedure 4040 Public Access to District Records for further information and complete fee schedule.
 
 
Last Modified on March 25, 2020
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