Right to Know

Requesting Borough of Sugarcreek Records

Requests for records must be addressed to the Borough Administrator and can be submitted by fax, mail or in person. The requests should be specific and not seek answers to questions. 

Borough of Sugarcreek Open Records:
Borough Administration
212 Fox Street
Franklin, PA 16323
Telephone: 814-432-4717
Fax: 814-437-1014

Important Documents:
Right-to-Know Request Form
Right-to-Know Policy

Commonly Requested Records:
Meeting Minutes

Filing an Appeal

When a request is denied or deemed denial, a requester may file an appeal to the Pennsylvania Office of Open Records. The appeal must be filed within 15 business days of the denial or deemed denial date. The appeal must also include the request, agency denial if one exists, address agency grounds that the request was denied, and state why you believe the records are public records. An appeals officer will determine if the record(s) is subject to public access.

For appeals relating to public, legislative or financial records, the appeal shall be filed with:

Erik Arneson, Executive Director
Office of Open Records
333 Market Street, 16th Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17101-2234
Phone: 717-346-9903
Email: openrecords@pa.gov
Website: http://openrecords.pa.gov

For appeals relating to criminal records, the appeal shall be filed with:

Venango County District Attorney’s Office
1168 Liberty Street #102
Franklin, PA 16323
Phone: 814-432-9598
Website: http://www.co.venango.pa.us/275/District_Attorney