1001.60 - Examination of District Public Records Back to Series 1000 Menu
Public records of the District may be viewed by the public during the regular business hours of the administrative office of the District. These hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, except for holidays and recesses.
Parties wishing to review the District’s public records shall contact the Board Secretary
and make arrangements for the viewing. It shall be the responsibility of the Board Secretary to respond to requests for viewing and receiving public records of the District as soon as practicable, depending upon the nature of the request.
Parties requesting copies shall be assessed a fee from the fee schedule for the copy. Persons requesting compilation of data shall be assessed a fee for time of the District employee to compile such data.
Persons may request copies of public records by telephone or in writing, including electronically. The District may require pre-payment of the costs prior to copying and mailing.
Records defined by law as confidential records shall only be viewed or copies upon receipt of written permission by the Board Secretary from the person or entity whose confidential records are being requested. Those reocords include, but are not limited to:
- Security Procedures
- Emergency Preparedness Procedures
- Evacuation Procedures
- Security Codes and Passwords
- Non-Directory Student Information
- Personal Personnel Records
The Board Secretary shall be the custodian of District and Board records and shall maintain them accurately.
Iowa Code §§21.4, 22 (1989).
281 Iowa Admin. Code 12.3 (1) (new standards)
1980 Op. Att’y Gen. 88.
1974 Op. Att’y Gen. 430.
1972 Op. Att’y Gen. 158.
1968 Op. Att’y Gen. 518, 656.
School District Records-#805.10
Personnel Records Management-#805.21
Reviewed: October 6, 2003
June 20, 2011
Revised: October 6, 2003
June 20, 2011