Right-to-Know Law and Governmental Records Workshop

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Join NHMA's Legal Services team who will share strategies to assist municipalities in handling governmental record matters arising under the Right-to-Know Law. 

Handling governmental records requests requires an understanding of all aspects of request processing including: the requirements for availability, storage, electronic records, redaction, cost estimates, mandated access for certain records and appointments for review of records.

Guidance will be provided on determining what is a governmental record, and when and how access and copies of public records must be provided. This workshop will also address what records are exempt from disclosure, along with whether a record request that would require a search for multiple documents must be fulfilled or whether a request impermissibly seeks to create a record that does not exist. In addition, guidance will be provided on the retention of governmental records and how claims under the Right-to-Know Law are enforced.

Workshop Cost:  $35 without book/$55 with book, A Guide to Open Government:  New Hampshire’s Right-to-Know Law


Lebanon (River Valley Community College, Lecture Hall, 15 Hanover Street