Public Information Requests

Due to concerns regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, all City of Fate facilities are currently closed as of March 17, 2020. The City anticipates remaining closed until at least April 20, 2020. 

Under Section 552.233 of the Government Code, which recognizes cities in disaster situations are primarily concerned with public safety actions, the City of Fate is exercising its powers to suspend open records requests. The City is unable to respond to public information requests during this time. Any public information requests currently pending or submitted during this time will be responded to once the City reopens. We appreciate your understanding and patience during this uncertain time. 

If you have an urgent need for records from the Department of Public Safety, please call 972-772-7994 Ext. 122.

In accordance with the Texas Public Information Act, Public Information requests must be submitted in writing. Requests should be for documents, or other information that is already in existence. The City of Fate is not required to answer questions, perform legal research, or comply with a continuing request to supply information on a periodic basis. The City of Fate may, however ask for clarification of Requests if it is uncertain as to what is being requested. Some records of the City of Fate may be exempt from disclosure.

When making a request for public information, please keep in mind that some information may accrue a cost to process. Should the office determine that your request will be in excess of $40, a cost estimate will be provided to you. For more information about the Public Information Act, please visit the Texas Attorney General’s website.

There are several ways to request information from the City of Fate. The preferred method is through the Fate Public Records Center. Requests may also be submitted to the City Secretary using any of the following methods:

1. Mail request or bring request "in person" to:
City of Fate
Vickey Raduechel, City Secretary
1900 CD Boren Parkway
P.O. Box 159
Fate, TX 75132

2. Fax request to:
Vickey Raduechel
City Secretary

3. E-mail request to: