Protested for-profit prison towns (Anchorage Office of the Municipal Clerk)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Anchorage Finance Department of Anchorage, AK.
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No Responsive Documents


From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Alaska Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

Any and all materials regarding or referencing the potential of a privately-operated prison within the jurisdiction of this agency. Please include (but do not limit to):

- all communications between any representative of this jurisdiction and any representative of the company in question (emails, letters, text messages, etc.)
- other communications (emails, letters, text messages, etc.)
- memorandums of understanding
- contracts and associated amendments, exhibits
- Requests for Proposals and all associated responses, questions, responses
- comments from the community, meeting minutes, council notes

For further clarification, please feel free to call 617-299-1832.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, 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 10 business days, as the statute requires.


Beryl Lipton

From: Solberg, Amy R.

Dear Beryl Lipton:

The Clerk's Office of the Municipality of Anchorage received your Request for Municipal Documents/Research via mail on May 19, 2017. Your request for "Any and all materials regarding or referencing the potential of a privately-operated prison within the jurisdiction of this agency" has been transferred to another municipal department.

We have forwarded your request to the Municipal Finance Department, whose contact information is as follows:

Mailing Address:
Municipality of Anchorage, Finance Department
PO Box 196650
Anchorage, Alaska 99519-6650

Physical Address

Municipality of Anchorage, Finance Department
632 W. 6th Ave. Suite 810
Anchorage, AK 99501

Telephone: (907) 343-6610

Your request was sent to the attention of Tammy Oswald, Real Estate Department Director. Any further communications regarding this matter should be directed to the Finance Department.


Amy Solberg
Agenda and Records Assistant
Municipal Clerk's Office

From: MuckRock

Hello Ms. Solberg,

Thank you so much for forwarding my request along. I'll follow up with the Finance Department.

Best wishes,

From: MuckRock

To Whom It May Concern:

The attached public records request has been forwarded to your office for processing. Confirmation of receipt and an estimated date of completion would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you.

From: McCoy, Ken

Good morning Beryl,

I have reviewed your records request. The Anchorage Police Department does not have any records responsive to your request and, accordingly, are closing out your records request on this matter.
Best Regards,

Kenneth McCoy
Deputy Chief
Anchorage Police Department
Deputy Chief - Operations Division
(907) 786-8577