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Policy 1-2-2: Availability of Public Records

WNC Policy 1-2-2
Procedure: Availability of Public Records
Policy No.: 1-2-2
Department: President's Office
Contact: President's Office

In compliance with NRS 239.010, the college makes available public records to any member of the public or employee who makes a request for such.

  • Section 1: Costs
    • A. Copies of such public documents will be made available at the cost of $.10 per page.
    • B. In the event that copying such documents requires an extraordinary use of personnel or college resources, the college has the right also to bill for staff time or other actual expenses.
    • C. If a copying request requires less than a half hour of staff time, the requestor will only be charged for the copies.
    • D. If the copying takes one half hour or more, the requestor shall be charged in half hour increments for the employee's time at the actual hourly rate of the employee who does the copying.
      • 1. For example, if the employee earns $52,000 per year, the college will charge the requestor a minimum of $12.50 for the first half hour, plus an additional $12.50 for every additional half hour of copying, in addition to $.10 per page.
    • E. If charges for extraordinary use of staff time or college resources are anticipated, the requestor shall be notified of the estimated charges before the requested information is copied.
    • F. Public requests and employee requests, not directly related to their job performance, must be made through the President's Office.
Date Adopted and Dates Revised
Date Adopted August 25, 2003 Dates Revised September 2, 2008; May 11, 2004; September 10, 2003
NSHE and NRS Codes
NSHE Code Reference NSHE Board of Regents Handbook
NRS Code NRS 239.010
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URL: http://www.wnc.edu/policymanual/1-2-2.php
Date Printed: November 18, 2017