Oregon Department of Agriculture, Oregon Blueberry Commission

Rule Rule 670-040-0050
Fee for Cost of Making Public Records Available

(1) The following fees are reasonably calculated to reimburse the commission for the commission’s actual cost of making public records available, including costs for summarizing, compiling or tailoring the public records, either in organization or media, to meet the request.
(a) Records search by clerical staff @ $25.00 per hour;
(b) Records search by managerial staff @ $40.00 per hour;
(c) Records search by professional or legal staff @ $75.00 per hour;
(d) Copies @ current state printing & distribution price list;
(e) Media @ statewide price agreement;
(f) Postage @ current postal rates;
(g) If the request appears to require commission services for which no fee has been established (computer time, travel, shipping cost, communication costs, etc.) the actual cost shall be determined or estimated by the commission.
(2) If the commission can fulfill a request for records using less than 30 minutes of staff time, the commission shall not charge the requester.
(3) All or a portion of fees may be waived as provided in 670-040-0060 (Fee Waiver or Reduction).
(4) The commission may also include in the fee an estimate of the actual cost of anticipated time spent by an attorney for the commission in reviewing the public records, redacting material from the public records or segregating the public records into exempt and nonexempt records. The fee shall not include the cost of time spent by an attorney for the commission in determining the application of the provisions of ORS 192.311 (Definitions for ORS 192.311 to 192.478) to 192.478 (Exemption for Judicial Department).

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