Copy Fees

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).

Copy Fees

Copy Type Cost per item/page
Audio tape $10.00
CD/DVD/DVD-R $7.50
 Photocopies (All copy requests less than $1.00 are Free of Charge) 
 Black & White  8.5" X 11", 8.5" X 14"  $ .20/page
Black & White  11" X 17"  $.25/page
Color  8.5" X 11" or 8.5" X 14"  $1.00/page
Color  11"X17"  $1.75/page
Black & White Tax Maps/Plats/other 24" X 36" maps
(existing MSB GIS created) 
Black & White Oversize map
Color Maps 24" X 36"  $12.00
 Color Oversize maps  $15.00
 New GIS generated maps labor & cost of printing
Large printed documents (comp plans, studies, reports, etc. Cost of printing
 Mailing of Materials  Postage plus cost  of container (box, envelope, roll, etc.)

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