Public Records • custodian (Colorado Open Records Act (CORA))

The Colorado Secretary of State indicates that the Colorado Open Records Act "CORA" requires that most public records be available to the public. A "public record" includes most writings made, maintained, or kept by our office. However, there are some exceptions concerning records made available under CORA.

The City Clerk's office is the custodian of records for the City of Rifle.   If you would like to request documents or records from the City of Rifle, please complete this form and return it to the City Clerk.  

Record Request Form

Requests may be sent to:

When responding to a request for public records, we will make every effort to respond within three working days as required by section 24-72-203(3)(b), C.R.S.  The three working-day response time begins the first working day following receipt of the complete request.  A request received after close of business or any day the agency is officially closed will be considered received as of the following working day.

We may add up to a seven-working-day extension as allowed in section 24-72-203(3)(b), C.R.S.