Each Monday, The Eagle highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help people keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives.
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The record: Solicitations and bids for services provided to the city of Wichita.
Why you’d want it: To learn more about the bidding process with the city.
Where you get it: Go to www.ep.wichita.gov. Click on the “Solicitations” link at the top of the page and then on the “Bid Results” link.
How much the record will cost: The information is free.