Iowa Open Records Act, Iowa Code, Chapter 22 states: Public records are all records, in any form, “of or belonging to” a government body or official. Every person has the right to examine, copy and disseminate a public record, unless it falls under the limited exceptions spelled out in Ch. 22.7 or another law.
The City of Marengo's Open Records Request can be found here. In submitting a request for a public record, try to be as specific as possible.
Requests for information can be dropped off at Marengo City Hall, 153 E. Main Street, Marengo, IA 52301 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.