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Public Records Access Lags In Some Ohio Offices
Ohio’s auditor says a review of 20 counties and cities in the state showed weaknesses in their public records policies and procedures.
State Auditor Dave Yost says that among the failures was a lack of centralized public records requests and tracking whether they are completed.
In Cuyahoga County, home to Cleveland, some departments failed to maintain email once it was sent. And some officials there could not show that they attended mandatory public records training. Training requirements also are not included in the employee manual.
He said the public records policy of Elyria is not displayed in all city offices.
Yost found no problems in five counties and seven cities, including Canton, Marysville and Urbana. The Republican says the state must do better to make public records accessible.