Cost of Mural

Daralyn Heywood filed this request with the Barnstable County Sheriff's Office of Barnstable County, MA.


From: Daralyn Heywood

To Whom It May Concern:

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

I request the vendor fee, vendor contract, to include any and all costs associated with the new painted mural in the Barnstable County Jail.

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, and is not made 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.


Daralyn Heywood

From: Daralyn Heywood

I want to appeal this non response.

From: Barnstable County Sheriff's Office

Ms. Heywood:

Your request for documents reflecting "the vendor fee, vendor contract ... and all costs associated with the new painted mural ... ," dated June 18, 2024, was received on or after June 24, 2024. Records responsive to your request accompany this response. I have also sent a copy of this response and the attached records, pursuant to your request, to Muckrock News, DEPT MR 165339, 263Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115.

In accordance with G.L. c. 66 ยง10A(a-c) and 950 C.M.R. 32.00, a requestor has the right to appeal public record determinations and may seek judicial review of the same.


Michael B. Halpin
General Counsel
Barnstable County Sheriff's Office
6000 Sheriff's Place
Bourne, MA 02532
Tel: (508) 563-4311