News Article | July 20, 2022
Public Information Act
|"A member of the public is requesting to review various disclosure statements and questionnaires filed by ocmmissioners and certain vendors. Is the public allowed to have access to these files?"|
Does the public have access to the statements and questionnaires?
Yes. Pursuant to Local Government Code §176.0065, a county clerk must maintain and make available to the public, a list of members of commissioners courts, purchasing agents and vendors who may be required to file a conflicts disclosure statement or conflict of interest questionnaire. Under Local Government Code §176.009, a county that maintains an internet website must provide access to the statements and questionnaires on the website. For more information, see our Disclosure Requirements for County Officials publication.