FOIL request log (Albany Mayor's Office)

Benjamin Lesser filed this request with the Albany Mayor's Office of Albany, NY.
Tracking # W003258
Status
Completed

Communications

From: Benjamin Lesser

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:

A log of all requests for agency records under the Freedom of Information Law received over the past three years, or as far back as such records are maintained.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Benjamin Lesser

From: Albany FOIL Center

Dear Muck Rock: I am in receipt of your Freedom of Information Law request, dated 12/12/2014. Your request is being reviewed, and could take up to 20 business days to be completed.

Under NYS Law, you may be charged $.25 per page for photocopying (if applicable), or other fees allowed under the Public Officers Law (our fee = $10/CD-DVD).

Sincerely,
Mr. Nala R. Woodard
Records Access Officer

To track your request and respond, visit the Freedom of Information Request page, then click on "My Records Center." (http://www.albanyny.org/Government/Departments/CityClerk/RecordsAccessFOIL/SubmitaFOILRequest.aspx)

From: Nala Woodard

To whom it may concern;

Please see the attached cell in response to your email sent on December 28, 2014.

FOIL Number

Requested Information

W003251-121214

December 12, 2014
City of Albany Police Department
Albany Police Department, ATTN: City Clerk
City Hall
24 Eagle Street, Room 202
Albany, NY 12207
To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:
A copy of the rules, regulations and policies for access to agency records under the Freedom of Information Law.
According to New York PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW, ARTICLE 6, Section 87(b):
"Each agency shall promulgate rules and regulations, in conformity with this article and applicable rules and regulations promulgated pursuant to the provisions of paragraph (a) of this subdivision, and pursuant to such general rules and regulations as may be promulgated by the committee on open government in conformity with the provisions of this article, pertaining to the availability of records and procedures to be followed, including, but not limited to:
i. the times and places such records are available;
ii. the persons from whom such records may be obtained; and
iii. the fees for copies of records."
I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.
In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.
Sincerely,
Benjamin Lesser

W003252-121214

December 12, 2014
Albany Mayor's Office
Office of the Mayor of Albany
ATTN: City Clerk
City Hall
24 Eagle Street, Room 202
Albany, NY 12207
To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:
A copy of the rules, regulations and policies for access to agency records under the Freedom of Information Law.
According to New York PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW, ARTICLE 6, Section 87(b):
"Each agency shall promulgate rules and regulations, in conformity with this article and applicable rules and regulations promulgated pursuant to the provisions of paragraph (a) of this subdivision, and pursuant to such general rules and regulations as may be promulgated by the committee on open government in conformity with the provisions of this article, pertaining to the availability of records and procedures to be followed, including, but not limited to:
i. the times and places such records are available;
ii. the persons from whom such records may be obtained; and
iii. the fees for copies of records."
I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.
In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.
Sincerely,
Benjamin Lesser
Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com
For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 14598
PO Box 55819
Boston, MA 02205-5819

W003253-121214

December 12, 2014
City of Albany Police Department
Albany Police Department, ATTN: City Clerk
City Hall
24 Eagle Street, Room 202
Albany, NY 12207
To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:
A copy of the current list by subject matter, of all records in the possession of the agency.
Per NEW YORK PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW, ARTICLE 6, Section 87(3):
"Each agency shall maintain:
[....]
(c) a reasonably detailed current list by subject matter, of all records in the possession of the agency, whether or not available under this article. Each agency shall update its subject matter list annually, and the date of the most recent update shall be conspicuously indicated on the list."
I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.
In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.
Sincerely,
Benjamin Lesser
Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com
For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 14626
PO Box 55819
Boston, MA 02205-5819

W003254-121214

December 12, 2014
Albany Mayor's Office
Office of the Mayor of Albany
ATTN: City Clerk
City Hall
24 Eagle Street, Room 202
Albany, NY 12207
To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:
A copy of the current list by subject matter, of all records in the possession of the agency.
Per NEW YORK PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW, ARTICLE 6, Section 87(3):
"Each agency shall maintain:
[....]
(c) a reasonably detailed current list by subject matter, of all records in the possession of the agency, whether or not available under this article. Each agency shall update its subject matter list annually, and the date of the most recent update shall be conspicuously indicated on the list."
I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.
In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.
Sincerely,
Benjamin Lesser
Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com
For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 14628
PO Box 55819
Boston, MA 02205-5819

W003255-121214

December 12, 2014
Albany Mayor's Office
Office of the Mayor of Albany
ATTN: City Clerk
City Hall
24 Eagle Street, Room 202
Albany, NY 12207
To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:
A listing of every officer and/or employee of the agency, including name, office address, title and salary.
Per NEW YORK PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW, ARTICLE 6, Section 87(3)(b):
"Each agency shall maintain:
[....]
(b) a record setting forth the name, public office address, title and salary of every officer or employee of the agency."
I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.
In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.
Sincerely,
Benjamin Lesser
Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com
For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 14658
PO Box 55819
Boston, MA 02205-5819

W003256-121214

December 12, 2014
City of Albany Police Department
Albany Police Department, ATTN: City Clerk
City Hall
24 Eagle Street, Room 202
Albany, NY 12207
To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:
A listing of every officer and/or employee of the agency, including name, office address, title and salary.
Per NEW YORK PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW, ARTICLE 6, Section 87(3)(b):
"Each agency shall maintain:
[....]
(b) a record setting forth the name, public office address, title and salary of every officer or employee of the agency."
I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.
In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.
Sincerely,
Benjamin Lesser
Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com
For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 14656
PO Box 55819
Boston, MA 02205-5819

W003257-121214

December 12, 2014
City of Albany Police Department
Albany Police Department, ATTN: City Clerk
City Hall
24 Eagle Street, Room 202
Albany, NY 12207
To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:
A log of all requests for agency records under the Freedom of Information Law received over the past three years, or as far back as such records are maintained.
I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.
In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.
Sincerely,
Benjamin Lesser
Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com
For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 14686
PO Box 55819
Boston, MA 02205-5819

W003258-121214

December 12, 2014
Albany Mayor's Office
Office of the Mayor of Albany
ATTN: City Clerk
City Hall
24 Eagle Street, Room 202
Albany, NY 12207
To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:
A log of all requests for agency records under the Freedom of Information Law received over the past three years, or as far back as such records are maintained.
I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.
In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.
Sincerely,
Benjamin Lesser
Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com
For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 14688
PO Box 55819
Boston, MA 02205-5819

Mr. Nala R. Woodard

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City Clerk, Clerk to the Common Council &
Records Access Officer
City Hall
24 Eagle Street – Room 202
Albany, NY 12207
518- 434-5090 (phone)
518-434-5081 (fax)
nwoodard@albanyny.gov<mailto:nwoodard@albanyny.gov>

From: Albany FOIL Center

--- Please respond above this line ---
12/29/2014
Muck Rock
MuckRock News, Dept MR14596
Boston, MA 02205-5819
FOIL NO: W003258-121214
Dear Muck Rock,

Your request is hereby accepted.

Fees:

Total Amount Charged: $0.00

Your documents  have been released  through the on line portal (not via email).  Please use your user name and password that you created to log in.  Once logged in click on view my issues (in the upper left hand corner of the screen) and then click on the request with the same reference number listed above and you should find the document you requested.
Sincerely:
Mr. Nala R. Woodard Records Access Officer

From: Nala Woodard

To whom it may concern,

This information was sent last week to the email address on file.

Mr. Nala R. Woodard

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City Clerk, Clerk to the Common Council &
Records Access Officer
City Hall
24 Eagle Street – Room 202
Albany, NY 12207
518- 434-5090 (phone)
518-434-5081 (fax)
nwoodard@albanyny.gov<mailto:nwoodard@albanyny.gov>

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Dec. 12, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #W003258-121214.

Thank you for your help.

From: Nala Woodard

12/29/2014

Muck Rock
MuckRock News, Dept MR14596
Boston, MA 02205-5819

FOIL NO: W003258-121214

Dear Muck Rock,

Your request is hereby accepted.

Fees:
Total Amount Charged: $0.00

Your documents have been released through the on line portal (not via email). Please use your user name and password that you created to log in. Once logged in click on view my issues (in the upper left hand corner of the screen) and then click on the request with the same reference number listed above and you should find the document you requested.

Sincerely:

Mr. Nala R. Woodard
Records Access Officer

Mr. Nala R. Woodard

[Description: scan0001]
City Clerk, Clerk to the Common Council &
Records Access Officer
City Hall
24 Eagle Street – Room 202
Albany, NY 12207
518- 434-5090 (phone)
518-434-5081 (fax)
nwoodard@albanyny.gov<mailto:nwoodard@albanyny.gov>

From: MuckRock

Hello,

No username or password was created — these FOIL requests were submitted directly via email. Please advise.

Thank you.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Dec. 12, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #W003258-121214.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Dec. 12, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #W003258-121214.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Dec. 12, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #W003258-121214.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Dec. 12, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #W003258-121214.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Dec. 12, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #W003258-121214.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Dec. 12, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #W003258-121214.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Dec. 12, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #W003258-121214.

Thank you for your help.

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