Similarity in the names of the Board of Public Works and departments of public works causes confusion. Departments of public works are run by local governments. Those local agencies are often responsible for:
Contact your local department of public works for answers on these matters.* If your inquiry concerns a State road (a road with a route number), contact the State Highway Administration.
Most requests can be handled by calling us at 410-260-7335. On occasion we'll ask you to make your request in writing. This helps us if your request is lengthy or complex. The Maryland Public Information Act controls the inspection and copying of public records held by State agencies. The law is "construed in favor of permitting inspection of a public record." However, the law exempts certain records from disclosure.
Please see the section entitled: Board Meetings.
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