Contract between Town of Basile, LA and GEO Group/LCS Corrections

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Basile Clerk of Basile, LA.
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All contracts, memorandums of understanding, intergovernmental service agreements (IGSAs), and any agreements of any sort entered into by the Town of Basile for all services, equipment, and activities involving/provided by/contracted for regarding Basile Detention Center (also known as the South Louisiana Correctional Center) and any facilities associated with it through any of the aforementioned agreements regarding the facility. Please provide the most recent agreement with both GEO Group and LCS Corrections Services.

Responsive materials should include but not be limited to:

• the initial Invitation to Bid, Request for Proposal, or equivalent call for contractors
• the responsive materials provided by the winning bidder
• all other vendor responses
• all evaluation material, scorecards, reports, and notes generated in the selection process
• the current contract
• all exhibits
• all amendments
• all word orders and work order changes or amendments
• all invoices/receipts detailing compensation received as a result of any agreements
• all agreements related to the provision of utilities, such as water and sewage
• all financial agreements (such as loans or bonds) entered into as a result or in association with any of the aforementioned agreements
• all agreements regarding the utilization of inmate labor by any agency within this entity's jurisdiction

If your office has any questions about this request, please contact MuckRock at 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 3 business days, as the statute requires.


Beryl Lipton


Dear Sir/Madame:
Please see the response below on February 21, 2019 regarding the Public Records Request.
I am responding on behalf of the Town of Basile regarding the follow-up request on February 28, 2019. Please note that a "closed file research fee and reproductive costs" of $100.00 is required to search for and reproduce the documents requested. Please forward a check made payable to the "Town of Basile," Post Office Box 308, Basile, Louisiana 70515.

Should you have any questions and/or comments, please do not hesitate to contact our office.
Sincerely, Kristy LaFleur

secretary to
Dave T. Johnson, Attorney at Law
121 N. 3rd Street
P.O. Box 688
Eunice, Louisiana 70535
337-457-7844 (FAX)