Duck Creek Village, UT asked in Constitutional Law for Utah

Q: How do I go about getting our local fire board to follow the Freedom of Information Act?

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Zaven Andranik Sargsian

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  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • Licensed in Utah

A: If the local fire board is, as you say, "local" then you should consider requesting information by using a GRAMA request ("Government Records Access Management Act"), rather than a FOIA. GRAMA can in some ways be thought of as the Utah state-level equivalent of FOIA. More information on GRAMA can be found in Utah Code annotated title 63G, chapter 2.

GRAMA requests (or FOIA requests for that matter) can be complicated. You should consider speaking with an attorney.

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