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We The People...

The Office of the City Clerk is committed to pursuing excellence through professionalism, transparency, and accountability. The City Clerk’s Office strives to provide prompt, accurate information to the residents of Fountain. We pride ourselves on being a neutral and knowledgeable source of information. We administer to the City Manager and City Council and serve as the official record keeper for the City.

OPEN RECORDS REQUESTS
The Colorado Open Records Act also referred to as CORA (C.R.S 24-72-201 et seq.) requires that most public records be available to the public and the City Clerk's office is committed to transparency and openTrnasperancy government.

The City Clerk’s office is responsible for maintaining all historical, administrative, and legal documents related to the City of Fountain.  Many of our records are available and accessible for citizen by request as provided by CORA.  By law, some City documents are confidential and privileged and may be withheld.

SUBMIT A REQUEST
Requests should be as detailed as possible including date and type of record you are requesting.  If the document name is unknown, provide a brief, but specific description of the document or information you are requesting. A request that is broad, vague or too voluminous may cause a delay in the time it takes to produce the record. 

If the records are available pursuant to C.R.S 24-72-201 et seq., the records shall be made available for inspection within three (3) working days of receipt of the request.  If 
extenuating circumstances exist, the period may be extended up to an additional seven working days. The requester will be notified of the extension within the first three days of receipt of the request by the City Clerk.

Requests MUST be submitted on the REQUEST FOR RECORDS FORM by one of the following options:

  • Email (If you do not receive a response that this was received please follow up with a phone call to the City Clerk at 719-322-2038)
  •  Fax 719-322-2001 
  • Mail
  • Attention: City Clerk Huffman
  • Personal Deliver

    116 S. Main St.
    Fountain, CO 80817

FEES
Copies are subject to applicable charges.Total charges may vary for records that require extensive preparation or retrieval or research efforts involving staff time of 30 minutes or more. Where total charges are in excess of $10.00, prepayment is required. You will be contacted prior to fulfilling your request with the estimated costs. 

Research cost is $30.00 an hour with no cost for the first hour.

Copies are $.25 per page. 


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