Open Records Act
The County Clerk has been designated as the Freedom of Information Officer for Wabaunsee County by Resolution 2000-27. Information is available at the County Clerk’s office regarding access to public records.
The Kansas Open Records Act guarantees any person the right to inspect and obtain copies of all public records, unless the records are closed due to specific provisions of the law. Within three business days from the date of request a County agency must either:
§ Provide requested records
§ Inform the requester when they will be provided: or
§ State why the records cannot be provided
What Wabaunsee County records are available?
An agency is only required to provide public records that already exist. KORA does not require an agency to create a record upon request. KORA does not require an agency to interpret or analyze records, or to prepare custom reports.
Commonly requested records include:
§ Inventory Content Sheets
§ Sales Information on Properties
§ Parcel Identification Maps
§ Personal Property Renditions
§ County Commission Minutes
§ Registered Voters
§ Township Annual Reports
§ Budget Information
§ Tax Statements
§ Tax Receipts
Register of Deeds
§ Accident Reports
§ Theft Reports