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Understanding Public Records for the Municipal Administrator and School District Administrator

Hours: 8.00 | Estimated Cost: $139.00

Learn how to navigate and understand the nuances of public records and legal compliance traps. Effectively manage public records requests and respond to records requestors. We'll also review statutory and common law provisions barring the release of records.

Additional Information

Learn About
  • The basics of the Public Records Law and navigating through the nuances and traps
  • Disclosures of different types of records from personnel to other sensitive records
  • Effectively responding to records requests
  • The authority to charge fees
  • Fulfilling notice obligations from basic situations to complex involving multiple employees
  • Statutory and common law provisions barring the release of records
  • The balancing test analysis and clearly articulating arguments supporting the custodian’s decisions regarding release
Benefits & Outcomes
  • Make confident and concise decisions regarding the release of records
  • Effectively and appropriately respond to all types of record requests
Business and Industry Services

Fox Valley Technical College
Business & Industry Services (BIS)
D. J. Bordini Center
5 N. Systems Drive
Appleton, WI 54914-1655
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P: 888-458-0449
P: 920-735-2525
F: 920-735-4771

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