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How to Request Records

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Most records maintained by public entities are open for inspection and/or copying by individuals. Commonly requested records include: Ordinances, Resolutions, Minutes from Open Meetings, Salaries of Public Officials, and Budgets.


Step 1

Please be specific when requesting information so City staff can respond accurately and thoroughly.

ExemptionsFee ScheduleRecords Custodians​​

Step 2

Please submit requests in writing, as required by State of Kansas law. You may use the Open Records Request Form available or your preferred form, such as a letter or email. Please make sure your request is as specific as possible so that the response is accurate and thorough. City staff may ask questions to gain a better understanding of the request.

Submit Open Records Request Form Online

Step 3

Most records will be produced within a maximum of three business days from the time the request is received. If the request is delayed or denied, a written explanation will be provided.

Certification for Access to Lists Records Inspection & Copy Delay Notice Records Inspection & Copy Request Denial

Step 4

If you have any questions about your request, please contact the City Clerk/FOIA Officer at:

P: (316) 268-4529
Email City Clerk​

City Clerk's Office
455 N Main
Wichita, KS 67202​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​