Potter County is taking steps to assure full compliance with Act 3 of 2008, the Pennsylvania Right to Know Law, which takes effect on Jan. 1
. By that time, all local agencies, including municipalities and school districts, must have in place an Open Records Officer who is responsible for the proper handling of requests for public information or documents. At their most recent meeting, the Potter County Commissioners designated Commissioner Paul Heimel as the Open Records Officer for the county government.
Representatives of townships, boroughs, school districts and anyone else interested in learning more about Act 3 of 2008 can access a variety of information at the website of the new Pennsylvania Office of Open Records, at openrecords.state.pa.us. Telephone number is 717-346-9903. Potter County Today