TOWN OF HAYDEN
OPEN RECORDS POLICY
The purpose of this policy is to assure prompt and equitable service to citizens requesting access to public records and writings, including those records created by electronic mail, in accordance with the requirements of C.R.S. 24-72-205. This policy does not apply to criminal justice records.
“Public Records” as defined by State Statute, are all writings made by the Town unless specifically exempted, maintained or kept by the Town for use in the exercise of functions required or authorized by law or administrative rule or involving the receipts or expenditure of public funds. Criminal justice records (as defined elsewhere) are not public records.
“Writings” are all books, papers, maps, photographs, cards, tapes, recordings, or other documentary materials, regardless of physical form or characteristics. Included is digitally stored data, including without limitation electronic mail messages, but does not include computer software.