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Right-to-Know Requests

Administrative Procedure #801-1
Right to Know Information

Open Records Officer:

Cathy Steiner
Brookville Area School District
P.O. Box 479
Brookville, PA  15825
PH: (814) 849-1100
FAX: (814) 849-6842

Requests will be accepted on the Standard Right-to-Know Request Form via e-mail, U.S. mail, fax, and in-person.

**Public bodies may fill anonymous verbal or written requests.  If the requester wishes to pursue the relief and remedies provided for in this Act, the request must be in writing.  (Section 702)

Appeal Process:

When a request is denied or deemed denied, whether in whole or in part, the requester may file an appeal with the Office of Open Records, where it will be assigned an appeals officer.  This appeal must be filed within 15 business days of the denial or deemed denial.  The appeal must state the grounds upon which the requester asserts that the record is public and should address any grounds stated by the agency for delaying or denying the request.  The appeal shall be sent to:

The Commonwealth Office of Open Records
333 Market St., 16th Floor
Harrisburg, PA  17101-2234
PH: (717) 346-9903
FAX: (717) 425-5343

A person other than the agency or requester, with a direct interest in the record that is subject to an appeal, has 15 days following actual knowledge of the appeal, but no later than the date the appeals officer issues an order, to file a written request to provide information or to appear before the appeals officer in support of the requester's or the agency's position in the appeal.  The appeals officer may, but needs not, grant the request.

For additional information on appeals, it is suggested that the requester review the website of the Office of Open Records.

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Brookville Area School District

Administration/Business Offices

P.O. Box 479


(814) 849-1133
The Brookville Area School District, an equal opportunity employer, will not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities, based on race, age, creed, religion, gender, color, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, handicap/disability, genetic information or military service. This policy of non-discrimination extends to all other legally protected classifications. Publication of this policy is in accordance with state and federal laws including Title VI, Title IX of the Educational Amendment of 1972, and Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For information regarding civil rights, grievance procedures, or information on activities and facilities that are accessible to and useable by handicapped persons, contact: Compliance Officer Brookville Area School District P.O. Box 479 104 Jenks Street Brookville, PA 15825 (814) 849-1100 In accordance with Americans With Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations will be provided.
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