City of Silver Lake Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests:

Open Records Act:

Effective January 1, 1984: K.S.A 45-215 et. Seq. (a) In order for any person(s) wishing to view any City of Silver Lake records deem open to the public (unless so noted in this policy and/or K.S.A. 45-221), it shall be necessary for those persons to: 

1. Contact the City’s official custodian of records either by phone, email or mail; 

2. Disclose the name and address of the person wishing to view the records;

3. When calling on the telephone or emailing, arrange for an appointment time; and

4. Provide a positive form of identification before viewing records.

KORA Exemptions:

The City Clerk shall be empowered to set out a list of documents that may be exempted from the above identification requirements. 

If you should have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office.

Office Hours:

8:00 a.m. to 12 Noon and 1:00pm to 4:30 pm

Monday through Friday, except for designated City holidays and when it is necessary for office personnel to be out of the office.

Contact Our Office:

Phone: 785-582-4280


Cost of Copies:

25¢ per page plus all mailing costs.

An hourly charge (identical to the staff employee doing the work) will be assessed if additional time is necessary to provide requested documentation.

Official Custodian:

Liz Steckel, City Clerk