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A. Where a request has been made for the inspection of an open public record, no fee shall be charged.
B. A fee per page as set by the board of trustees by motion or resolution shall be charged for photocopying an open public record, such fee to cover the cost of labor, materials and equipment.
C. For copying any open public record which cannot be reproduced by photocopying, such as a computer printout or a blueprint, the requester shall be charged the actual cost to the town, including the cost of labor, materials and equipment.
D. A search fee shall be charged a requester who is using the record solely for a commercial purpose. Such fee shall be the actual cost to the town of producing the record, including the cost of labor, materials and equipment.
E. A record custodian may demand prepayment of a fee whenever the estimated amount exceeds twenty dollars ($20.00). The prepayment amount shall be an estimate of the cost of copying, mechanical reproduction or searching for the record. Any overage or underage in the prepayment amount shall be settled prior to producing the requested record or delivering the copy or mechanical reproduction of the record. (1998 Code)