Fees associated with Public Records Requests
AS 40.25.110 states that if the production of records for one requestor in a calendar month exceeds five person hours, the Borough shall require the requestor to pay the personnel costs as required during the month to complete the search and copy tasks.
The personnel costs may not exceed the actual salary and benefit costs for the personnel time required to perform the search and copy task. Projected costs of $10 or less may be paid at the time the records are provided to the requestor. Projected costs exceeding $10 shall be paid in advance. The difference between actual and projected costs will be paid or refunded at the time the records are provided.
The Borough does not charge for a copy of a public records required by the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, the Department of Community and Economic Development, or by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to be used in determining the eligibility of a person to participate in benefits (see AS 40.25.121).