Freedom of Information Act Requests and Fee Schedule
As required by South Carolina’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), South Carolina Code of Laws Section 30-4-10 et seq. and subject to the exemptions set forth in Section 30-4-40, The Commissioners of Public Works of the City of Greenwood (CPW) will provide copies or allow inspection of records in its custody. All FOIA requests must be submitted in writing. FOIA requests may be submitted as follows: (i) on the Freedom of Information Request Form located on CPW’s website, (ii) emailed to email@example.com, or (iii) mailed to Greenwood CPW, Attn: Manager’s Office, P O Box 549, Greenwood, SC 29648
FOIA Fee Schedule:
Pursuant to Section 30-4-30 of the FOIA, CPW has established the following fees for search, retrieval and redaction of records:
The fee for the search, retrieval and redaction of records shall not exceed the prorated hourly salary of the lowest paid employee who has the necessary skills and training to fulfill the request.
$0.10 per copied page for all copies
If the FOIA request requires postage, the charge will be the actual cost associated with the process.
A deposit not to exceed 25% of the total anticipated cost may be required before the search, retrieval and redaction of records.
Instructions for Completing Greenwood CPW FOIA Form
Purpose: This form is used to obtain records under of the S.C. Freedom of Information Act
Who completes the form: Any person seeking review or copies of public records of the CPW.
1. Fill out the top portion of the form by providing complete contact information. We may contact you to obtain additional information necessary to fulfill your request. Please provide a telephone number where you can be reached between 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
2. Provide as much information about the desired documents as possible.
3. Read and sign the Family Privacy Protection Act statement.
4. Submit the form: E-mail, fax or mail completed form as shown above.