These are procedures for filing requests with Carroll Community College, Westminster, Maryland for the inspection and copying of records under the Public Information Act, State Government Article §§10-611 through §10-630, Annotated Code of Maryland. Carroll Community College will use the guidance and recommendations of the Department of the County Attorney for Carroll County, Maryland. Its purpose is to facilitate public access to the records of Carroll Community College when such access is allowed by law. ( Public Information Request Form (PDF)) To obtain a waiver for a total or partial waiver of fees on this basis of indigency, the applicant must submit an Affidavit of Indigency Request Form (PDF).
Any person may ask to inspect or copy public records of CCC.
Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, the custodian shall generally make public records available for inspection by an applicant without demanding a written request. The custodian shall require a written request if the custodian reasonably believes that the Act or any other law may prevent the disclosure of the record to the applicant or that a written request will materially assist the CCC in responding to the request.
A written request shall contain the applicant’s name and address, shall be signed by the applicant, and shall reasonably identify by brief description the record sought.
A written request shall be addressed to:
Carroll Community College Attn: Public & Corporate Relations Officer 1601 Washington Road Westminster, Maryland 21157
If a requested record has been destroyed or lost, the custodian to whom the application is made shall, within 10 working days of the request, notify the applicant of this fact and explain in the response the reasons why the record cannot be produced.
An applicant may inspect any public record that the applicant is entitled to inspect during the normal working hours of the CCC, which are 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.
The place of inspection shall be the place where the document is located, unless the custodian determines that another place of inspection is more suitable and convenient.
The following documents are routinely available for immediate public inspection from the CCC Administration:
Approved-CCC President 5/19/16