Inter-agency or intra-agency advisory, consultative, or
Any record within the attorney-client privilege
Criminal Investigatory Records or Victim’s
Emergency or security information or procedures
for buildings or facilities
Computer security information
Information regarding labor-management
Individual pension and personnel and grievance
Information which would give an advantage to
Information regarding sexual harassment
Communications between Frelinghuysen Township and
its insurance carrier,
administrative service organization or risk
Data processing software obtained under a license
that prohibits disclosures
Information to be kept confidential pursuant to
1. Form: To
request access to government records, you must complete
this request form and
convey it during regular business hours to the appropriate custodian of
the record requested.
2. Fees: The fees
for duplication of printed materials are listed below and a copy of the
Township’s fee ordinance is available for your review. We will notify
you of any special charges authorized by State law or regulation
before processing your request. Payment shall be made by cash, check
or money order payable to Frelinghuysen Township.
Copy Fees: Pages 1-10 $.75 per page
11-20 $.50 per page
21- $.25 per page
Extras: Extraordinary service
fees dependent upon request-Custodian will provide details.
3. Deposit: A 50% deposit
is required if the estimated fees to provide the record exceeds $25.00.
You agree to pay the balance upon receipt of the records.
4. Seven day time period:
The Township’s Custodian of Records must notify you within seven (7)
business days from receipt of your request as to whether it is granted
or denied. If the record requested is not currently available or is in
storage or archived, the custodian will advise you within seven (7)
business days when it can be made available and the estimated cost.
5. Substantial disruption:
You may be denied access to a government record if your request would
substantially disrupt agency operations and the custodian is unable to
reach a reasonable solution with you that accommodates the interests of
you and the Township.
If the custodian is unable to comply with your request for access to a
government record, the reasons for denial will be written on the request
form and a signed and dated copy will be given to you.
Right to appeal:
If your request for access to a government record is denied or unfilled
within the time permitted by law, you have right to challenge the
denial. At your option, you may either institute a proceeding in the
Superior Court of New Jersey or file a complaint in writing with the
Government Records Council (GRC) located in the Department of Community
Click here to download the
Township of Frelinghuysen Government Records Request form.
To learn more
about OPRA as it applies to the State of New Jersey and other government
agencies, click the following link.
Open Public Records Act website: