FREEDOM OF INFORMATION LAW - F.O.I.L The Freedom of Information Law (Public Officers Law Article 6) is New York State's principal statute on providing for public access to the records of government. The records access officer is responsible for ensuring appropriate agency response to public requests for access to records. The Village-Clerk Treasurer is the Records Access Officer for the Village of Black River. "Record" means any information kept, held, filed, produced or reproduced by, with, or for the department, in any physical form whatsoever including, but not limited to, reports, statements, examinations, memoranda, opinions, folders, files, books, manuals, pamphlets, forms, papers ,designs, drawings, maps, photos, letters, microfilms, computer tapes or disks, rules, regulations or codes.
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