Lakewood City Councilpersons Proposing Public Records Law

Submitted by NFOIC on Fri, 05/24/2019 - 9:00am

LAKEWOOD, OH — Two Lakewood City Councilpersons are set to introduce a new public records law on Monday night. The proposal would establish a public records chapter in Lakewood code.

The proposal is being introduced by Meghan George and Tristan Rader. The duo sent out a release on Monday morning announcing the proposal and saying they expected the legislation to be sent to committee for review.

"Having a chapter of our code dedicated to public records would not make Lakewood unique. We feel strongly that not only should we have a chapter in our code dedicated to the extremely important topic of public records, but that we continue to leverage technology to make the public records request process more transparent and easier to use," Rader and George said in a joint statement. (Read more here...)