Open Records Policy

The purpose of this policy is to assure compliance with Act 3 of 2008, the Pennsylvania Right-to-Know Law, as amended; to provide access to public records of the Centre Region Council of Governments (COG); to preserve the integrity of the Centre Region COG’s records; and to minimize the financial impact of the residents regarding the resources utilized in the receipt and processing of public record requests and the retrieval and copying of public records.

Please click the link below to access the Citizens' Guide for FAQ and information on Pennsylvania's Right to Know Law.

Citizens' Guide

Please click the document below to learn more about COG's open records policy.

COG Right-to-Know Policy

To request public records, please use the following PDF form which can either be completed by typing in the requested information electronically, saving, and then e-mailing the form to, or by printing and delivering in person or faxing the form to the Administration Office at 2643 Gateway Drive, Suite 3, State College, PA 16801, or (814) 231-3083.

Right To Know Request Form

The form may be printed, filled out and returned to our offices via fax, mail, in-person delivery or email scan.  

To complete the form electronically, fill out the form using Adobe Acrobat Reader, save it to your computer and add it as an attachment to your email.

To send a Right-to-Know Request, please choose one of the following methods:

Email -
Fax - (814) 231-3083
Mail - COG Open Records, 2643 Gateway Drive, Suite 3, State College, PA 16801