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    Steelton-Highspire School District

    RIGHT-TO-KNOW-LAW REQUEST POLICY

    Right to Know Officer:  Dr. Travis Waters, Superintendent

     


     

     

    This written policy outlines the proper procedures for requesting records from the Steelton-Highspire School District (SHSD) under Pennsylvania’s Right-to-Know Law, 65 P.S. 66.1-66.9.  Questions regarding this policy should be directed to the Right to Know Officer, Mr. Travis Waters, Steelton-Highspire School District, at (717) 704-3802. 

     

     

     

    1. All requests for records must be in writing and signed by the requester.  The request should identify or describe the records sought with sufficient specificity to enable the SHSD to ascertain which records are being requested and shall include a name and address to which the SHSD should address its response.  The SHSD will not accept oral or anonymous requests for records.

       

    2. All requests for records shall be addressed as follows:

                                      Steelton-Highspire School District            

                                      Office of the Superintendent

                                      Right-To-Know Office

                                      250 Reynders  Avenue

                                      P.O. Box 7645

                                      Steelton, PA  17113-7645

       

    3. All requests shall be in writing using the state provided or district form and shall be sent to the SHSD by mail, email, or facsimile to (717) 704-3808 or delivered in person during the SHSD’s regular business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  on Fridays, except holidays and official office closings.  The SHSD will not accept verbal requests.  Email requests must have the state provided or district provided form completed and attached.

       

    4. If a written request for records is granted, the following fees will be charged to the request:

       

      Copies:

      Photo copies                      singe page          $0.25 per copy

      Photo copies                      double sided      $0.50 per page

      Certified Photocopies                                    $1.00 per copy

      Redaction                                                            $1.00 per page

      Postage:                                                              Actual cost

       

                     

                      A “photocopy” is either a single-sided copy or one side of a double-sided copy of a standard 8.5” x 11” page.  “Redaction” is the eradication of a portion of a document while retaining the remainder where the public record contains information subject to access as well as information not subject to access.  The SHSD may require a requester to prepay an estimate of the fees listed, if the fees required to fulfill the request are expected to exceed $100.  All costs must be paid by certified check or money order made payable to the “Steelton-Highspire School District.”

     

     

Last Modified on September 10, 2019