Auburn School District – Lawsuits - 2010-2020 (Auburn School District)

Essa Advocate filed this request with the Auburn School District of Auburn, WA.
Multi Request Auburn School District – Lawsuits - 2010-2020
Due Feb. 10, 2020
Est. Completion July 17, 2020
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: Essa Advocate


To Whom It May Concern:

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

Pursuant to the Washington Public Records I hereby request the following records:

1. I request an electronic copy of all RECORDS and WRITING regarding any legal lawsuits filed by the Auburn School District or filed by any employee of the Auburn School District in any legal jurisdiction for the years 2010 – 2020.

2. I request an electronic copy of all RECORDS and WRITING regarding any legal lawsuits filed against the Auburn School District or filed against any employee of the Auburn School District in any legal jurisdiction for the years 2010 – 2020.

RCW 42.56.010(4) Definition of “Writing”

(4) "Writing" means handwriting, typewriting, printing, photostating, photographing, and every other means of recording any form of communication or representation including, but not limited to, letters, words, pictures, sounds, or symbols, or combination thereof, and all papers, maps, magnetic or paper tapes, photographic films and prints, motion picture, film and video recordings, magnetic or punched cards, discs, drums, diskettes, sound recordings, and other documents including existing data compilations from which information may be obtained or translated.

https://app.leg.wa.gov/rcw/default.aspx?cite=42.56.010

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Essa Advocate

From: Auburn School District

I am handling this request and looking to clarify this request. Is there a name of an individual that I may speak to regarding this request?

From: Auburn School District

Public Records Receipt Confirmation 01272020

Dear MuckRock News ,

The purpose of this letter is to acknowledge Auburn School District’s receipt of your public records request dated January 27, 2020. Specifically, you requested:

1. I request an electronic copy of all RECORDS and WRITING regarding any legal lawsuits filed by the Auburn School District or filed by any employee of the Auburn School District in any legal jurisdiction for the years 2010 – 2020.

2. I request an electronic copy of all RECORDS and WRITING regarding any legal lawsuits filed against the Auburn School District or filed against any employee of the Auburn School District in any legal jurisdiction for the years 2010 – 2020.

RCW 42.56.010(4) Definition of “Writing”

(4) "Writing" means handwriting, typewriting, printing, photostating, photographing, and every other means of recording any form of communication or representation including, but not limited to, letters, words, pictures, sounds, or symbols, or combination thereof, and all papers, maps, magnetic or paper tapes, photographic films and prints, motion picture, film and video recordings, magnetic or punched cards, discs, drums, diskettes, sound recordings, and other documents including existing data compilations from which information may be obtained or translated.
Pursuant to RCW 42.56.520, the District estimates that it may be able to provide you with documents responsive to your request within forty-five (45) business days from the above date to determine the need to clarify the intent of the request, to locate and assemble the information requested, to notify third persons or agencies affected by the request, and/or to determine whether any of the information contained in such documents is exempt from public disclosure.

The above timeframes are simply estimates and processing your request may take longer than predicted. If you have not received notice from us regarding your request within the above timelines, or if you have questions or concerns, feel free to call me at (253) 931-4932.

Sincerely,

Jon Aarstad
Director of Human Resources
253-931-4900
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Auburn School District
Washington Public Records Act Office
915 4th Street NE
Auburn, WA 98002

January 27, 2020

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Pursuant to the Washington Public Records I hereby request the following records:

1. I request an electronic copy of all RECORDS and WRITING regarding any legal lawsuits filed by the Auburn School District or filed by any employee of the Auburn School District in any legal jurisdiction for the years 2010 – 2020.

2. I request an electronic copy of all RECORDS and WRITING regarding any legal lawsuits filed against the Auburn School District or filed against any employee of the Auburn School District in any legal jurisdiction for the years 2010 – 2020.

RCW 42.56.010(4) Definition of “Writing”

(4) "Writing" means handwriting, typewriting, printing, photostating, photographing, and every other means of recording any form of communication or representation including, but not limited to, letters, words, pictures, sounds, or symbols, or combination thereof, and all papers, maps, magnetic or paper tapes, photographic films and prints, motion picture, film and video recordings, magnetic or punched cards, discs, drums, diskettes, sound recordings, and other documents including existing data compilations from which information may be obtained or translated.

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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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Essa Advocate

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From: Essa Advocate

Please submit all questions or communications regarding this Public Records Act Request via email.

Thank you.

From: Auburn School District

Hello Muck Rock News/ESSA Advocate

This is a large request, we are currently working on gathering these records.

If you would like to narrow your request, for instance “all RECORDS and WRITING regarding any legal lawsuits filed against the Auburn School District by John Smith”, I may be able to get you the records you are looking for earlier than expected.

Jon Aarstad
Director of Human Resources
253-931-4900
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From: Essa Advocate

Hello Mr. Aarstad,

Thank you for your communication. Your diligence in gathering responsive records is most appreciated.

Producing records in installments over time is perfectly acceptable.

Thank you.

From: Auburn School District

Dear Essa Advocate,

The purpose of this email to provide you with an update to your public records request dated January 27, 2020.

1. I request an electronic copy of all RECORDS and WRITING regarding any legal lawsuits filed by the Auburn School District or filed by any employee of the Auburn School District in any legal jurisdiction for the years 2010 – 2020.

There are no response documents for your request of an electronic copy of all RECORDS and WRITING regarding any legal lawsuits filed by the Auburn School District or filed by any employee of the Auburn School District in any legal jurisdiction for the years 2010 – 2020.

We need additional time to respond to your request for:

2. I request an electronic copy of all RECORDS and WRITING regarding any legal lawsuits filed against the Auburn School District or filed against any employee of the Auburn School District in any legal jurisdiction for the years 2010 – 2020.

You can expect an update or installment within the next thirty (30) business days from today, March 25, 2020.

Sincerely,

Jon Aarstad

Director of Human Resources

253-931-4900

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From: Auburn School District

Dear Essa Advocate,

The purpose of this email is to provide you with an update to your public records request dated January 27, 2020.

You requested the records listed below.

1. I request an electronic copy of all RECORDS and WRITING regarding any legal lawsuits filed by the Auburn School District or filed by any employee of the Auburn School District in any legal jurisdiction for the years 2010 – 2020.

There are no response documents for your request of an electronic copy of all RECORDS and WRITING regarding any legal lawsuits filed by the Auburn School District or filed by any employee of the Auburn School District in any legal jurisdiction for the years 2010 – 2020.

We need additional time to respond to your request for:

2. I request an electronic copy of all RECORDS and WRITING regarding any legal lawsuits filed against the Auburn School District or filed against any employee of the Auburn School District in any legal jurisdiction for the years 2010 – 2020.

On March 25, 2020, you were informed that there are no response documents for request #1 and that the district needed additional time to respond to your request #2. The district also notified you that an an update or installment would be provided within the next thirty (30) business days.

Washington State is currently under a stay-at-home order in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Due to the demands of telecommuting, you can expect an update, installment, or response within 60 business days from today, May 5, 2020.

We appreciate your patience during these exceptional circumstances.

Sincerely,

Jon Aarstad

Director of Human Resources

253-931-4900

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From: Auburn School District

Dear Essa Advocate,

On March 25, 2020, you were provided with an update on your request:

1. I request an electronic copy of all RECORDS and WRITING regarding any legal lawsuits filed by the Auburn School District or filed by any employee of the Auburn School District in any legal jurisdiction for the years 2010 – 2020.

There are no response documents for your request of an electronic copy of all RECORDS and WRITING regarding any legal lawsuits filed by the Auburn School District or filed by any employee of the Auburn School District in any legal jurisdiction for the years 2010 – 2020.

We need additional time to respond to your request for:

2. I request an electronic copy of all RECORDS and WRITING regarding any legal lawsuits filed against the Auburn School District or filed against any employee of the Auburn School District in any legal jurisdiction for the years 2010 – 2020.

You can expect an update or installment within the next thirty (30) business days from today, March 25, 2020.

On May 5, 2020, you were provided with another update on your request:

On March 25, 2020, you were informed that there are no response documents for request #1 and that the district needed additional time to respond to your request #2. The district also notified you that an an update or installment would be provided within the next thirty (30) business days.

Washington State is currently under a stay-at-home order in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Due to the demands of telecommuting, you can expect an update, installment, or response within 60 business days from today, May 5, 2020.

You can expect the next update or installment within 60 business days from May 5, 2020.

Sincerely,

Jon Aarstad

Director of Human Resources

From: Auburn School District

Good morning,

Thank you for your email.

You can expect an update or installment to your request for Lawsuits on or before July 17, 2020.

Sincerely,

Jon Aarstad

Director of Human Resources

253-931-4900

From: Auburn School District

Dear Essa Advocate,

Thank you for the email.

We are in the process of gathering the documents requested and need additional time. We estimate that we will be able to provide the requested information in installments. You can expect an update or the first installment within the next 60 business days from today, July 16, 2020.

You requested the following documents:

1. I request an electronic copy of all RECORDS and WRITING regarding any legal lawsuits filed by the Auburn School District or filed by any employee of the Auburn School District in any legal jurisdiction for the years 2010 – 2020.

2. I request an electronic copy of all RECORDS and WRITING regarding any legal lawsuits filed against the Auburn School District or filed against any employee of the Auburn School District in any legal jurisdiction for the years 2010 – 2020.

Thank you for your patience as we continue to process your request.

Sincerely,

Jon Aarstad

Director of Human Resources

253-931-4900

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