Tekoa faces Public Records Request suit
May 28, 2020
TEKOA – A lawsuit has been filed against The City of Tekoa by Eric Hood, Langley, Wash., alleging that the city withheld requested records from a public records request in April 2019.
The state Public Records Act requires that all public records maintained by state and local agencies are made available to all members of the public.
The complaint states that Hood emailed the Tekoa Clerk on April 22, 2019, requesting all records the city received from the state auditor, after being recently audited, and all records of any response to the audit or the audit report.
Hood didn’t receive a re...