Beattyville, Kentucky communications with CCA

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Town of Beattyville, Kentucky of Beattyville, KY.

It is a clone of this request.



From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Kentucky Open Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

All communications (electronic, written, faxed, text messages, or otherwise) sent to, from, or regarding any and all executives, spokespeople, attorneys or other representatives of:

• Corrections Corporation of America

including but not limited to all communications including/mentioning

• the and domain names
• "CCA"
• "Corrections Corporation of America."

Please include communications sent to, from, or regarding all representatives of the jurisdiction (current and at all relevant periods prior, spanning any period during which the jurisdiction was considering, engaged with, or ending relations with the aforementioned entity), including but not limited to the following officials, as applicable:

• City Administrator
• City Attorney
• City Clerk
• City Councilmembers, individually
• City Manager
• City Treasurer
• Economic Development Director
• Fire Chief
• Finance Director
• Mayor
• Planning/Community Development Director
• Sheriff

Should terminology be unclear or further clarification be necessary, a phone call will happily be arranged.

In regards to all necessary requester status considerations, it should be noted that this request is being made by a member of the news media as part of a nationwide journalistic investigation on the privatization of corrections and institutions (physical, systemic, political, etc.) in the greater correctional and law enforcement system. In addition to being a news media request submitted in the public interest, all communications generated in the processing of this request, in addition to the requested materials, will be made available to the general public as part of a curated news series.

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 C.D. Lipton

From: Sally Gilbert

I received your original request on March 1st. Today is three days from
that request date so I am hoping to have some information to you by the end
of the day.

Please respond to this email so that I will know you will receive the
information that I send.

Sally Gilbert

City Clerk/Treasurer/Accountant

City of Beattyville

28 Railroad ST

PO Box 307

Beattyville, KY 41311

Phone: 606-464-5007

Fax: 606-464-2123

From: Beryl Lipton

Please consider this a confirmation and send over the information when it's convenient.

From: John Smith

In regards to the open records request concerning Corrections Corporation
of America - the city is currently compiling that information. I expect to
have that completed and forwarded to you not later than end of business on
Friday March 18th, 2016.

Thank you

Mayor John Smith

City of Beattyville

Cell # 606-560-1040

City Hall Office # 606-464-5007

From: John Smith

Requested information attached

Thank you

Mayor John Smith

City of Beattyville

Cell # 606-560-1040

City Hall Office # 606-464-5007