Right to Know (Open Records)

Open-Records Officer:

Stacy Mattson
Waterford Borough
PO Box 486
Waterford, Pennsylvania 16441
Phone 814-796-4709
Fax 814-796-4678
Email: waterford.borough@aol.com

Requests For Records

All requests for records shall be submitted in writing to Open Records Officer by:

Mail to above address

Fax to above number

Delivery to:
Waterford Borough Office
30 S. Park Row
Waterford, PA 16441

Between the hours of 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

On Monday,Tuesday and Thursday

Requests may be used using our Right to Know Act Request Form or the Pennsylvania Office of Open Records Uniform Request Form.


The following fees will be payable for copies of public records before delivery of the records.

  • Copies – 25 cents per page ( 50 cents for each page with double-sided copy)
  • Certification – $1.00 per record
  • Records (such as plans, color copies, non-standard size documents) – Actual cost
  • Actual cost of postage if records mailed
  • 10 cents per page if records are faxed at the instruction of Requester
  • Reasonable costs necessarily incurred by the Borough in order to comply with the request (e.g. to retrieve records from the archives)
  • Other costs permitted by the Open Records Law
  • Of the total fees are likely to exceed $100.00, prepayment of the estimated amount will be due upon request.

The Open Records Officer will respond in consultation with the Solicitor, as appropriate, in accordance with ten requirements of the Right to Know Law. Requests shall be reviewed as soon as possible, and a response shall be made within 5 business days. Whenever feasible, a records inspection (if requested) or copies of the records requested shall be made available within 5 business days. If access to certain records is denied, the response will indicate the reason.

If a written request is denied or deemed denied, the requester may file an appeal in writing to Terry Muthcler, Executive Director, Office of Open Records, Commonwealth Keystone Building, 400 North St., Plaza Level, Harrisburg, PA 17120-0225.

An appeal shall be filed within 15 days of the mailing date of the Borough’s response or within 15 business days of a deemed denial. The appeal shall state the grounds upon which the requester asserts the record(s) is/are a public record and shall address any grounds stated by the Borough for delaying or denying the request.

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Meetings and Events

Council Meeting

October 12, 2021 Meeting at 7pm at Waterford Borough Municipal Building, 30 South Park Row, Waterford, PA 16441
*Masks Mandatory*
(814) 796-4709

Townhall Meeting will be held on August 24th, 2021 at 7 pm to discuss possible uses of grant money from American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) 

Waterford Borough Council Meetings 2021
Waterford Borough Council Meetings 2021 will be held at the Waterford Municipal Building, 30 South Park Row, Waterford, PA 16441 at 7 pm on the following dates:
January 4th
February 1st
March 1st
April 5th
May 3rd
June 7th
July 13th
August 10th
September 14th
October 12th
October 18th (2022 budget work session)
November 9th
December 14th

(814) 796-4709

Leaf Pickup

Mondays and Thursdays will be East and West pick-up
Tuesdays and Fridays will be North and South pick-up
Wednesdays will be clean-up in the park