Final Determination Record

Kneller v. Hazleton City

OOR Dkt. No.: AP 2018-1933
Case Status: Pending in Common Pleas


Request sought records regarding the Agency’s towing ordinance. The Agency proved that the records contain exempt personal information and that portions of the records are protected under the constitutional right to privacy Granted in part and denied in part.

  • Section 708(b)(6)(i) - Personal identification information
  • Section 708(b)(6)(ii) - Name, position, salary, actual compensation or other payments or expenses, employment contract
  • Section 708(b)(6)(iii) An agency may redact the name or other identifying information relating to an individual performing an undercover or covert law enforcement activity from a record
  • The agency invoked a 30 day extension to respond to the request.
  • Constitutional Right to Privacy, Pa. Const. Art. I, § 1. "All men are born equally free and independent, and have certain inherent and indefeasible rights, among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty, of acquiring, possessing and protecting property and reputation, and of pursuing their own happiness."

Filings Received by OOR
Filed Adjudicator Description or File Name Document
12/05/2018 2018-1933_Kneller-CityofHazleton_FD.pdf
01/04/2019 Luzerne Court of Common Pleas Petition for Review
03/07/2019 Luzerne Court of Common Pleas OOR Certified Record
05/09/2019 Luzerne Court of Common Pleas Court Order - Rule to Show Cause