Freedom of Information Act

Title 2.2, Subtitle II, Part B, Chapter 37 of the Code of Virginia

In accordance with the Code of Virginia, the Town of Woodstock ensures its citizens ready access to public records in the custody of the public body or its officers and employees, and free entry to meetings of the public body, wherein the business of the people is being conducted. The affairs of government are not intended to be conducted in an atmosphere of secrecy since at all times the public is to be the beneficiary of any action taken at any level of government. Unless a public body or its officers or employees specifically elect to exercise an exemption provided by Chapter 37 or any other statute, every meeting shall be open to the public and all public records shall be available for inspection and copying upon request. All public records and meetings shall be presumed open, unless an exemption is properly invoked. Please make all Freedom of Information Act requests in writing, addressed to the Town Manager, 135 North Main Street, Woodstock, VA 22664. All requests will be reviewed by the Town Attorney and answered in accordance with Title 2.2, Subtitle II, Part B, Chapter 37 of the Code of Virginia.