[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Ontario 2-13-1978. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Town of Ontario shall make available for public inspection and copying all records, except that the Town may deny access to records or portions thereof that:
Are specifically exempted from disclosure by state or federal statute.
If disclosed, would impair present or imminent contract awards or collective bargaining negotiations.
Are trade secrets or are maintained for the regulation of commercial enterprise which, if disclosed, would cause substantial injury to the competitive position of the subject enterprise.
Are compiled for law enforcement purposes and which, if disclosed, would:
Interfere with law enforcement investigations or judicial proceedings;
Deprive a person of a right to a fair trial or impartial adjudication;
Identify a confidential source or disclose confidential information relating to a criminal investigation; or
Reveal criminal investigative techniques or procedures, except routine techniques and procedures.
If disclosed, would endanger the life or safety of any person.
Are examination questions or answers which are requested prior to the final administration of such questions.
The Town of Ontario shall maintain:
A record of the final vote of each member in every agency proceeding in which the member votes.
A record setting forth the name, public office address, title and salary of every officer or employee of the agency.
The times and places such records are available shall be at the Ontario Town Hall, 1850 Ridge Road, Ontario, New York, at such time as the Town Clerk shall hold regular hours for the conduct of business.
Such records may be obtained from the Ontario Town Clerk.
The fees for copies of records shall be a sum as set forth in the Town of Ontario Fee Schedule approved by resolution of the Town Board and on file with the Town Clerk or the actual cost of reproducing any other record, except when a different fee is otherwise prescribed by law.
[Amended 7-10-1989 by L.L. No. 3-1989; 11-27-2006 by L.L. No. 4-2006]