Public Information Requests
The City Secretary is the custodian of all official records of the City of Athens and is responsible for maintaining the City's records management and retention program.
Procedures to request public information:
1. Mail request or bring request "in person" to: Bonnie Hambrick
City of Athens
508 East Tyler St.
Athens, TX 75751
2. Fax request to: Bonnie Hambrick
3. E-mail request to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Information to be included in your request:
♦ Provide requestor's name, requestor's address, requestor's telephone number, date of request,
date of incident, specific information concerning document in question for which you seek
information and/or the name of the business or individual of which you are seeking information
(If you do not have specific information, please explain the facts surrounding your request to
help us narrow the scope of the search.)
♦ Provide address where you are requesting the information to be mailed.
The City of Athens has ten (10) business days in which to respond to your request, pursuant to the Public Information Act, Tex. Gov't Code Chapter 522.
While the City of Athens makes every attempt to make most government information available to the public, some exceptions exist. If an exception might apply and the governmental body wishes to withhold the information, the governmental body must seek an Attorney General ruling.