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New ordinance adopted at August 2nd, 2021 council meeting will be effective August 12th, 2021

ORDINANCE NO. 2021-0802B An Ordinance Amending Ordinance 2004-4 Regarding the Procedures for Allowing Access to Public Records The Town Council of the Town of Oxford, Indiana ordains as follows: WHEREAS, it is necessary to make public records available to anyone who requests them, to insure requests are reviewed and answered in a timely manner, and to provide authorized records within a reasonable time, all in accordance with Indiana Code 5-14-3, et seq., regulating Access to Public Records; and WHEREAS, the Town Council previously passed Ordinance No. 2004-4, which established certain per-page charges to copy public records, which the Town Council desires to amend; and WHEREAS, the Town Council desires amend certain provisions of Ordinance No. 2004-4 to provide for additional fees for law enforcement recordings. NOW THEREFORE, pursuant to Indiana Code 5-14-3, et seq., be it ORDAINED that Ordinance 2004-4 is hereby amended as follows: *** C. To recover the costs of reproducing these records, the Town Clerk-Treasurer shall assess the persons making the request a charge of $.10 per page for photocopying of single-sided standard 8 ½ x 11 inch paper, and for copying photographs, audio tapes, electronic media, non-standard documents, and other items that may not be duplicated on a standard photocopier, the Clerk-Treasurer shall charge the direct cost for such copying, as defined by Ind. Code § 5-14-3-2. Pursuant to Ind. Code § 5-14-3-8, the Town shall also assess a charge of $150.00 per recording for recordings from body cameras, dash cameras, trail cameras and any other law enforcement recording. *** All other provisions of Ordinance No. 2004-4 shall remain in full force and effect. All of which is Ordained this 2nd day of August, 2021. TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF OXFORD, INDIANA Russell Hoaks James Deckard Tina Coffman Terry Zink Larry Barnard ATTEST: Christie Hale, Clerk-Treasurer

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