What if the record contains both public and private information?
The custodian may separate exempt matters from the public record and may observe the requestor to ensure confidentiality is maintained. The custodian will provide copies of public records at a reasonable charge, except when the requestor indicates he is indigent and submits a request for fee reduction or waiver.

If a request is made for a record that may be exempt from inspection, the custodian must made a determination, notifying the applicant in writing within 72 hours of the request.

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1. What are public records?
2. Is there a constitutional right to view public records?
3. Who is responsible for making public records available to the public?
4. How long must records be kept?
5. Is there information of public bodies that cannot be accessed by the public?
6. What about privacy concerns?
7. Are there limitations on who may examine the records?
8. What information will I be required to give in order to gain access to the public records?
9. Why must I include contact information when submitting a Public Records Request?
10. What information should I include in the description of requested records?
11. When can I inspect the documents?
12. How much does it cost?
13. What if the record contains both public and private information?
14. What can I do if there is a violation?
15. What are my rights?