Maryland Public Information Act (MPIA)

The Town Clerk is the custodian of records for the Town of Edmonston and is the designated contact person for requests under the Maryland Public Information Act.  The Town Clerk can be reached at 301.699.8806 or by email

The Town of Edmonston maintains certain records that are classified as public records which may be made available to the public in accordance with the guidelines of the Maryland Public Information Act (MPIA) (§4-201 et seq. of the State Government Article, Annotated Code of Maryland, as amended).  MPIA requests must be in writing, and may be mailed, emailed, faxed or hand delivered to the Town Clerk. You may use the Town’s  MPIA Request  but it is not required.  Your request should sufficiently identify the records that you are seeking, including a clearly identified subject matter and specific dates or ranges of dates of the documents requested.

There are occasions when fees may be charged to produce documents requested under the Maryland Public Information Act.  It is the policy of the Town of Edmonston to notify the applicant of the estimate of fees in advance, and that said fees must be paid in full prior to the release of the documents. The fee schedule is Town of Edmonston MPIA Fee Schedule

If you have any questions about the administration of the above guidelines, please do not hesitate to contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 301.699.8806

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