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Laura Kiesel filed this request with the Town Manager's Office Of Arlington Ma of Arlington, MA.
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From: Laura Kiesel


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

Any emails received by or sent from the following email addresses between December 1, 2019 and June 10, 2020 that contain the following key words or phrases: "bias," "race," "police," "racial," "racism," "VISIONS," "Visions," "profiling," "review," "Pedrini," and "Guilfoil":

AChapdelaine@town.arlington.ma.us
JFlaherty@town.arlington.ma.us
dheim@town.arlington.ma.us
JHarvey@town.arlington.ma.us

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. 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.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

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.

Sincerely,

Laura Kiesel

From: Town Manager's Office Of Arlington Ma

Ms. Keisel,

This office is in receipt of your two public records requests submitted on
June 8, 2020. I submitted a task request to IT to conduct the appropriate
search for all electronic communications with the key words you provided. I
have not yet received a response back on either request.

As the 10-business day deadline to respond to the requests is Monday, June
22nd, I respectfully ask for a one week extension to Monday, June 29th to
provide the records you requested.

Thank you for your consideration.

Ray Santilli

Assistant Town Manager

Arlington Town Hall

730 Massachusetts Avenue

Arlington, MA 02476

781-316-3017

From:

Ms. Kiesel,

In response to your public records request, attached are all emails from December 2019 through June 2020 that meet the specific criteria you listed. Please be advised the personal telephone numbers and personal email addresses of individuals have been redacted.

Use the link below to view your request and download the associated files. For best results, use a browser other than Internet Explorer, such as Chrome, Firefox, or Safari.

If I can be of any further assistance, please contact me.

Ray Santilli
Assistant Town Manager
Records Access Officer

Requester Name: Laura Kiesel
Records Sought: To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

Any emails received by or sent from the following email addresses between December 1, 2019 and June 10, 2020 that contain the following key words or phrases: "bias," "race," "police," "racial," "racism," "VISIONS," "Visions," "profiling," "review," "Pedrini," and "Guilfoil":

AChapdelaine@town.arlington.ma.us
JFlaherty@town.arlington.ma.us
dheim@town.arlington.ma.us
JHarvey@town.arlington.ma.us

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. 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.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

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.
Request Type: Municipal Records
Address of Request:
Request Description: To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

Any emails received by or sent from the following email addresses between December 1, 2019 and June 10, 2020 that contain the following key words or phrases: "bias," "race," "police," "racial," "racism," "VISIONS," "Visions," "profiling," "review," "Pedrini," and "Guilfoil":

AChapdelaine@town.arlington.ma.us
JFlaherty@town.arlington.ma.us
dheim@town.arlington.ma.us
JHarvey@town.arlington.ma.us

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. 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.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

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.
How do you wish to receive or view the records?: Email

Contact Ray Santilli (rsantilli@town.arlington.ma.us) with additional comments and questions.

The record can be viewed at the following URL: https://www.mapsonline.net/arlingtonma/forms/template_select.php?id=563075519&jump=0b53fcad7345ec03245c9e6ce1379c39 (https://www.mapsonline.net/arlingtonma/forms/template_select.php?id=563075519&jump=0b53fcad7345ec03245c9e6ce1379c39)

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