Open Records Policy

Available Records

Commonly requested records include:

  • City budgets
  • City ordinances
  • City resolutions
  • Minutes to open meetings
  • Salaries of public officials

Restricted Records

The Kansas Open Records Act recognizes that some records contain information that is private in nature. For this reason, the act lists a number of records that are protected. Records that are exempted for this reason may include:

  • Criminal investigation records
  • Medical treatment records
  • Notes and preliminary drafts
  • Personnel information of public employees
  • Records containing personnel information
  • Records that were compiled for census purposes
  • Records that are protected by the attorney-client privilege or the rules of evidence

Requesting Records

Requests for records must be submitted in writing at the City Clerk’s Office:

201 W. 4th St.

P.O. Box 688

Pittsburg, KS 66762

Please make your request as specific as possible. Records will be produced in accordance with the Kansas Open Records Act.