E-mail: [email protected]
112 Township Drive
Tannersville PA 18372
Requests shall be made in writing to the township Open Records Officer on the form provided by the township. Click here to download a copy of the form.
Open Records Officer
Sergeant Shawn Goucher
110 Township Drive
Tannersville, PA 18372
Phone: 570-629-7200 Ext. 234
All Documents deemed public records shall be available for inspection, retrieval, and duplication at the Municipal Building during established business hours: 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon, 1 p.m. until 4 p.m., Monday through Friday with the exception of weekends and holidays.
Paper copies shall be 25 per page per side - black and white; 50 cents per side - color. Township certification is $5.00 per document. The certification of a police record is $15.00 per report. Specialized documents including, but not limited to blueprints, color copies, and non-standard sized documents shall be charged the actual cost of production. If mailing is requested, the cost of postage will be charged. The township shall require prepayment if the total fees are estimated to exceed $100.00. *Fee schedule revised as of 04/01/2019 Resolution 2019-09
The Township shall make a good-faith effort to provide the requested public record(s) as promptly as possible. The Open Records Officer shall cooperate with those requesting records to review and/or duplicate original Township documents while taking reasonable measure to protect township documents from the possibility of theft, damage, and/or modification. The Open Records Officer shall review all written requests for access to public records. As soon as possible, but no later than five business days after receiving a written request to access public records, the Open Records Officer shall respond to such requests in writing consistent with Act 3 of 2008, the Right-to-Know Law. For more information about the state of Pennsylvania’s Open Record law, please click here.
If a written request is denied or deemed denied, the requester may file an appeal in writing to:
Executive Director Erik Arneson
Commonwealth Keystone Building
400 North Street, Plaza Level
Harrisburg, Pa. 17120-0225
Appeals of criminal records shall be made to the District Attorney of
Hon. E. David Christine
Monroe County District Attorney’s Office
Monroe County Courthouse, 1st Floor
7th and Monroe Streets
Stroudsburg, PA 18630
The appeal shall be filed within 15 business days of the mailing date of the townships response or within 15 business days of a deemed denial. The appeal shall state the grounds upon which the requester asserts the records is a public record and shall address any grounds stated by the township for delaying or denying the request.
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