Public Records Request
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TERMS OF ACCESS AND DUPLICATION OF PUBLIC RECORDS:

• Copying: Fees for copying public records shall be ten cents ($.10) per page for a paper copy not larger than 9”x14”, with the hourly fee for duplicating time not to exceed the average hourly rate of pay for City Hall clerical staff.

• Copying (greater than 9”x14”): Fees for paper copies larger than 9”x14” shall include (1) the cost of copies, (2) staff time (charged at the average hourly rate of pay for clerical staff) required for making copies and programming, if necessary, and (3) the cost of the disk, tape, or other medium used for the duplication.

• Research for Public Records: Research time required for fulfilling records requests may be charged at the actual cost of research time.

• Electronic Document Fees: Fees for providing access to public records maintained on computer facilities, recording tapes or disks, videotapes or films, pictures, maps, slides, graphics, illustrations or similar audio or visual items or devices, shall include (1) the cost of copies, (2) staff time, which shall not exceed the average hourly rate of pay for staff required for making copies and programming, if necessary, and (3) the cost of the disk, tape, or other medium used for the duplication.

• Duplication Requiring Special Expertise: Fees for maps, blueprints, or plats that require special expertise to duplicate may include the actual rate of compensation for the trained personnel required to duplicate such maps, blueprints, or plats. If programming is required beyond the customary and usual level to comply with a request for records or information, the fees for compliance may include the actual costs of such programming.

• Payment: Payment of copying/research fees may be requested prior to researching and/or making of copies.


Indicate that you accept the Terms of Access & Duplication as statedabove.


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  • Contact Info
  • 401 Independence, PO Box 617 Cape Girardeau, MO  63703
  • Telephone 573.339.6320
  • Email cityclerk@cityofcape.org


Research Costs
Custodian of Records - $24.63/hr
Clerical Staff - $17.59/hr

Duplication Costs 
Clerical Staff - $17.59/hr
Copies - as stated below

Charges as defined under the Terms of Access and Duplication below are due upon notification that your documents are ready to be retrieved or mailed.