Open Records Request

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According to Texas state law, Government Code Chapter 552 the City of Fulshear, Texas operates as an open government and information and records are subject to the Open Records Act.  The purpose of the Open Records Act is to maintain the people’s control over the instruments they have created.  The Act requires the Office of the Attorney General to construe the Act liberally in favor of open government. 

External Request Procedure
All information requests by the public for official documents from the City of Fulshear should be directed through the City Secretary’s office.  We make every effort to supply this information as quickly as possible.  If the information cannot be produced for inspection or duplication within 10 business days after the request is made, the City of Fulshear will certify in writing a reasonable time in which the information will be made available. 

Production of Records
Records are normally available in paper form.  The requestor will be notified when the records are available so he/she can arrange to pick up the records from City Hall.  Records that are available electronically will be sent by this method when requested and if an email address has been provided.

Records consisting of more than five (5) pages cannot be sent by fax. 

Records can be sent by mail, provided the requestor prepays all charges, including postage and handling. 

Availability of Records
The City of Fulshear is currently working with Municode to codify our ordinances and resolutions.  We value your patience during this process.  If you cannot locate an ordinance/resolution on our website, please contact the City Secretary’s office for that information.

City Council, and city board, commissions, and committee meeting agendas and minutes are available on our website on the agendas and minutes page.

Information Denied
Under the Open Records Act and Public Information Act there are a number of exceptions to the requirement that the public be granted access to any information by a government body.  Please contact the City Secretary’s office for more information at (281) 346-1796.

City Secretary 

Open Records Information Request Form

For additional information about making open records requests, please visit the Texas Attorney General website.