Access to Records and Information Policy

Related procedures

G-GEN-004-001 Access to Records Procedure
G-GEN-004-002 Request for Information from Staff by Individual Member of Council Procedure
G-GEN-004-004 Record of Council and Committee Proceedings Procedure
G-GEN-004-005 Elected Official Records Procedure

Policy statement

The records of the Corporation of the Town of Oakville (town) are public documents, subject to legislative exemptions, and shall be available for review in accordance with established procedures.

Purpose

This policy is designed to ensure fair and equitable access to corporate records and information in the custody and control of the town.

Scope

This policy applies to all Members of Council, employees, the public and other orders of government, public boards and agencies.

Policy details

Policy Number: G-GEN-004
Section: Governance
Sub-Section: General
Author: Clerk's Department
Authority: Council
Effective Date: 2005 Dec 19
Review by Date: 2021
Last Modified: 2016 Sep 19

References

Municipal Act, 2001
Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
Records Retention By-law
G-ELE-001-001 Use of Corporate Resources During an Election Period procedure