RIGHT-TO-KNOW

The Pennsylvania Right-to-Know Act  (65 P.S. § 67.101 et seq.), also known as the Pennsylvania Sunshine Law, is a series of laws designed to guarantee that the public has access to public records of governmental bodies in Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Sunshine Act legislates the methods by which public meetings are conducted.  Additional information concerning Right-to-Know and the Sunshine Law is available at this link:  http://openrecords.pa.gov/SunshineAct.cfm

Please submit a Right-to-Know (RTK) request on the Office of Open Records standard RTK form.  Provide as much specific detail as possible for your request.  You can file an RTK request in four ways:

  • Email
  • Fax
  • U.S. Mail
  • In person

There is a fee of 25¢ per black and white copy and 30¢ per color copy, as well as all actual costs incurred by the Township; such as postage.

First, consider telephoning or emailing the Right-to-Know Officer to request information informally.  Greenfield Township’s Right to Know Officer is Arlene Kuntz.  Arlene’s contact information is as follows:

Arlene Kuntz, Right-to-Know Officer
Greenfield Township
477 Ski Gap Road
PO Box 313
Claysburg PA  16625
Phone:  (814) 239-5313 Option 2
FAX:      (814) 239-5880
Email:   akuntz@greenfieldtownshippa.gov

The Office of Open Records’ Appeals Officer contact information:

333 Market Street
16th Floor
Harrisburg PA  17126-0333
Phone:  (717) 346-9903
FAX:     (717) 425-2343
Email:   openrecords@pa.gov
Webpage:  www.openrecords.pa.gov 

When submitting an RTK request to an agency, always retain a copy for your file.  A copy of your RTK form will be necessary if your request is denied and you want to file an appeal.

Office of Open Records standard RTK form