Open Records Request

The Texas Public Information Act provides the public the right to request access to city records either for public inspection or to obtain copies. Public information is defined as any information that is collected. assembled, or maintained by or for a governmental entity in connection with the transaction of official business. The Act requires that requests for public information be submitted in writing. There are links below for submitting requests. You may also submit a request in person, by mail, or fax, attention: City Secretary. Requests should be for documents that are already in existence. The City of Blue Mound is not required to answer questions, perform legal research, create new information, or comply with a continuing request to supply information on a periodic basis. Please note that any request for information is considered a public record and your request may be made public.

When submitting a request for public information, please keep in mind that some information may accrue a cost to process. Should it be determined that your request will be in excess of $40, a cost estimate will be provided to you.

In most cases, the City will make the records available within ten (10) business days after the date you submit your request. If the records you requested contain confidential information, the City may submit those records to the Texas Attorney General for a ruling. If this is necessary, you will be notified.

For more information about the Texas Public Information Act, please visit the Texas Attorney General’s website.

Open Records Requests:

  • General Public/ Police Public Information Request

NOTE: MUNICIPAL COURT RECORDS ARE NOT SUBJECT TO THE PUBLIC INFORMATION ACT. FOR INFORMATION REGARDING COURT RECORDS YOU MAY CONTACT THE BLUE MOUND MUNICIPAL COURT BY EMAIL  or 817-232-7097 ext. 100. 

For additional information you may contact the following:

General Public Information Requests
Donna Savage, City Secretary
Blue Mound City Hall
301 S Blue Mound Rd.
Blue Mound, TX 76131
Email: Donna Savage
817-232-7097

CHARGES:

For information that is readily available:

 

50 Pages or less of standard size paper copy (up to 8 ½ X 14)     10 cents per page

50 Pages of nonstandard size copy (larger than 8 ½ X 14)           50 cents per page

 

For information that is not readily available or is requested in another format:

 

Fees will be based on General Services Commission guidelines for personnel, overhead and other related charges.

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