Making a Request. The request must be submitted in writing and must ask for records or information already in existence. The Act does not require a governmental body to create new information, to do legal research, or to answer questions.
Charges to the Requestor. A person may ask to view the information, get copies of the information or both. If a request is for copies of information, the governmental body may charge for the copies. If a request is only for an opportunity to inspect information, then usually the governmental body may not impose a charge on the requestor. However, under certain limited circumstances a governmental body may impose a charge for access to information.
Responsibilities of Requestors.
All people who request public information have the responsibility to:
For your convenience, the District provides numerous documents online. Below is a partial listing of what is available online at www.yisd.net.
Charges for Providing Copies of Public Information (partial listing)