Mission Statement

 

This website was created by the United Taxpayers of Yorktown becuase we believe it is your right to know what is going on within your government and to be able to access information for effective public oversight 

 

 

 

 

 

Freedom of Information

Very few people are aware that they have the right to gain access to government records and to attend meetings of public bodies. Though the public has these rights, there are a number of laws governing access to government records and public governmental meetings.

 

                                           

 

 

The Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) pertains to the public's right to gain access to government records.


The Open Meetings Law (OML) concerns the public's right to attend meetings of public bodies.

 

FOIL Advisory Opinion Index.

 

Committee on Open Government Videos

 

Sample FOIL Letters

Thomas Jefferson Statue

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