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: Contracts Sedgwick County has entered into for various services.
Why you'd want them: To learn more about how who the county is doing business with and what they are required to do under their contract. The value of each contract also is available.
Where you get the record: Go to www.sedgwickcounty.org.
How much it will cost: The information is free.