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Request for Inspection of Public Records

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  2. Request for Inspection of Public Records

  3. City Clerk, 425 N. Richardson Ave

  4. By law, under the Inspection of Public Records Act, every person has the right to inspect public records of the City of Roswell. The Act also makes compliance with requests to inspect public records an integral part of the routine duties of the officers and employees of the City of Roswell.

  5. Request to inspect public records should be submitted to: www.roswell-nm.gov or Sharon Coll, City Clerk/Records Custodian P.O. Box 1838, Roswell, NM 88202

  6. A person desiring to inspect public records may submit a request to the records custodian orally or in writing. However, the procedures and penalties prescribed by the Act apply only to written requests. A written request must contain the name, address and telephone number of the person making the request. The request must describe the records sought in sufficient detail to enable the records custodian to identify and locate the requested records.

  7. If a person requesting inspection would like a copy of a public record, a reasonable fee may be charged, including up to $1 per printed page 11x17 and under, unless a different fee is otherwise prescribed by law. The records custodian may request that applicable fees for copying public records be paid in advance, before the copies are made. A receipt indicating that the fees have been paid for making copies of public records will be provided upon request to the person requesting the copies.

  8. Roswell Police Department Public Records - for those public records kept by and in the possession of the Roswell Police Department. You may contact Georgia Davey at 575-624-6770 or by email at g.davey@roswell-nm.gov by telephone at 575-637-6700, by fax at 575-624-6780

  9. **Not a Notice of right to inspect public records for the Roswell Police Department. Roswell Police Department right to inspect public records should be submitted to: Georgia Davey, Records Custodian for the Roswell Police Department 128 W 2nd St. Roswell, NM 88201 575-637-6700, Fax 575-624-6780

  10. I understand that the City of Roswell will charge a fee up to $1 per printed page 11x17 and under, unless a different fee is otherwise prescribed by law.

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