PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST

PUBLIC RECORDS LAW

On June 3, 2016, Governor Baker signed An Act to Improve Public Records into law which became effective January 1, 2017. Under this new law, each Town will designate a Records Access Officer (RAO), or multiple Records Access Officers.

The RAO's for the Town of Scituate are as follows:

Chief RAO

Michele Seghezzi

Asst. to the Town Administrator

[email protected]

Default RAO

Kathleen Gardner

Town Clerk

[email protected]

Lindsey DeSimone

Records Officer

Police

[email protected] 

Alison Steverman

Police Lieutenant

Police

[email protected]

 

Al Elliott

Deputy Fire Chief

Fire                                                                                              

[email protected]

Nancy Holt

Finance Director/Town Accountant Finance

Accounting

[email protected]

Lucia Silveria

Office Manager

DPW

[email protected]

Paula Barry

Office Manager

Highway

[email protected]

Please complete our Public Records Request Form below and forward to the Chief RAO, or appropriate Departmental RAO by email, or mail to Town of Scituate, 600 Chief Justice Cushing Highway, Scituate, MA 02066.

Helpful Links:

A Guide to Massachusetts Public Records Law (pdf)

http://www.sec.state.ma.us/pre/prepdf/A-Guide-to-Massachusetts-Public-Records-Law-2017-Edition.pdf

Making a request for Public records

http://www.sec.state.ma.us/pre/prereq/reqidx.htm

Appeal a Denial of Access to Public Records:

http://www.sec.state.ma.us/pre/preapp/appidx.htm

Electronic Records Management Guidelines

http://www.sec.state.ma.us/arc/arcpdf/Electronic_Records_Guidelines.pdf

Public Record Appeal Status:

http://www.sec.state.ma.us/AppealsWeb/AppealsStatus.aspx

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