[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of White as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Land use — See Ch. 160.
[Adopted 3-6-2003 by Ord. No. 2003-3 (Ch. 29, Art. I, of the 1977 Code)]
It is the policy of the Township of White that copies of audiotape recordings of the meetings of the Township Committee, Planning Board and Zoning Board of Adjustment be made available to the public upon request pursuant to the requirements of this article and of the Right to Know Law, N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1 et seq.
Requests for copies of audiotape recordings shall be made in writing on forms prescribed by the Township for requests for public documents, and the obligations of the requestor and Township shall be governed by the Right to Know Law, N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1 et seq.
Copies of audiotape recordings shall be made available to the requestor upon the payment in advance of $5 per audiotape, and shall be furnished no later than seven business days after receipt of the written request in order to allow copying of the original audiotape by the Township.
The original audiotape shall be retained in the municipal building under the protective custody of the Municipal Clerk and secretary of the appropriate land use board until such time as the tape(s) can be disposed of according to state law, regulation or record-retention directive.
Audiotape recordings of executive sessions of the Township Committee, Planning Board and Zoning Board of Adjustment shall not be made available to the public until such time as release is authorized by the Township Attorney or appropriate land use board attorney in writing.