To request public records from Port of Benton, please complete and submit our Public Records Request web form below.
The Port will respond within five business days of receiving a request by either providing the requested record, acknowledging receipt of the request and providing a reasonable estimate of time to respond, denying the request or seeking clarification of the request.
In the interest of transparency and compliance with Washington’s Public Records Act (RCW 42.56) we strive to provide access to public records in a reasonable manner.
The public may inspect requested public records at Port of Benton’s administrative building on business days during the following hours, Monday – Thursday from 7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. or Friday from 7 a.m. – noon.
Not all documents maintained by the Port are subject to the Public Records Act. Exemptions can be found in the Public Records Act. Numerous other exemptions and disclosure prohibitions are identified throughout other state and federal statutes. For a comprehensive list of exemptions in other statutes, see Exemption and Prohibition Statutes Not Listed in Chapter 42.56 RCW.
Port of Benton is not liable for any loss or damage based upon the release of public records so long as the Port acted in good faith to comply with the Public Records Act.
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Records Request Charges
Standard black and white Xerographic copies:
$0.15 per page
$0.05 per every four documents
Color copies, blueprints and photographs:
Actual cost to reproduce
Shipping, handling and other out of pocket costs:
Actual cost incurred by the Port