Records requests cost city $149,000

Submitted by LDieringer on Thu, 01/12/2012 - 2:23pm

From Mercer Island Reporter:

The number of public records requests made to the City of Mercer Island (Wa.) went down this past year. But the cost of handling them was still substantial.

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“About 30 percent of my time in the first 11 months of 2011, was spent on records requests. City Clerk Ali Spietz said.