To establish District policy and guidelines concerning accessibility of District records.
Section 6253 of the Government Code provides that every person has a right to inspect any public record except those specifically exempted by law.
"Public record" is defined by law to include any writing containing information relating to the conduct of the public's business prepared, owned, used, or retained by the District regardless of physical form or characteristics.
A "writing" for purposes of public access may be a handwriting, typewriting, printing, photostating, photograph, transmitting by electronic mail or facsimile, and every other means of recording upon any tangible thing any form of communication or representation, including letters, words, pictures, sounds, or symbols or any combination thereof, regardless of the manner in which the record has been stored.
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