Powder Springs officials have approved a new online system to handle open records requests from the public to speed up the process. AJC file photo

Powder Springs okays new online platform for open records requests

Quicker response to open records requests - through online forms for the public - is the goal of a resolution approved recently by the Powder Springs City Council.

The Council will pay $6,755 to MCCi to set up the JustFOIA open records platform.

MCCi of Tallahassee, Florida is a subsidiary of the Municipal Code Corporation which has codified the City Code.

As a result, MCCi has researched and developed a method of recording, tracking and fulfilling open records requests through this hosted web-based platform called JustFOIA as “an efficient means of record access to the public,” according to the city’s resolution.

Through the online portal, the public can track their requests through a secured private portal with status updates, invoices and request documents, according to a June 26 letter to Powder Springs City Clerk Kelly Axt from Brian Meseroll, sales associate with MCCi.

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