Communication Services Contract - Georgia - 2018 (Ben Hill County Sheriff's Office)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Ben Hill County Sheriff's Office of Ben Hill County, GA.
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Communications

From: Beryl Lipton


To Whom It May Concern:

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

Contracts and invoices related to the use of communication services at any and all county correctional or detention facility locations under the jurisdiction of this agency. This may encompass telecommunication, kiosk, and mobile tablet services.

Please provide the following relevant materials.

• Any and all open or active Requests for Proposal or similar solicitations regarding the provision, installation, maintenance, or use of communication services. If available or applicable, please also provide equivalent materials for video conferencing equipment and other electronic communication and telecommunication services.

• Any and all active contracts regarding the provision, installation, maintenance, financial requirements, associated commissions, or use of communication services. Please include all associated supplemental materials, including any and all attachments, amendments, and exhibits. Please provide any other materials regarding the terms of service, including the term and expiration date of the current contract, as well as any optional contract extensions. Please include the name of the current telecommunication provider, as well as the services currently being provided pursuant to the agreement. Relevant companies include, but are not limited to, CenturyLink, City Tele Coin, ICSolutions, JPay, and Securus Technologies.

• Any and all financial reports, commission reports, revenue reports, and invoices related to the provision, installation, maintenance, or use of communication services. Please include all usage and fee reports, providing as much segregable data as possible, including, but not limited to, the rate at which the funds were generated, the revenue generated for each service, the timeframe during which the funds were generated, the nature of the communication's payment (collect, prepaid, inmate account), etc. If available, please also provide equivalent materials for video conferencing equipment and other electronic communication and telecommunication services.

Please provide all current contract materials and invoices for the period January 1, 2015 through the date this request is processed.

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.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

From: Ben Hill County Sheriff's Office

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: Ben Hill County Sheriff's Office

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

From:

Mr. Lipton:

Good morning. Is this May 21, 2018, an additional open records request? We have only received one open records request from you, dated May 28, 2018, for which we responded on May 31, 2018. Please see the attached information.

Thanks.

Toni

Toni Sawyer, Esq.

Law Office of Toni Sawyer, P.C.

311 W. Central Avenue

Post Office Box 690

Fitzgerald, Georgia 31750

Tel.: 229.423.6608

Fax: 229.424.0070

*Please note that my new email address is <mailto:sawyerlaw@windstream.net> sawyerlaw@windstream.net

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RE: Georgia Open Records Act Request: Communication Services Contract - Georgia - 2018 (Ben Hill County Sheriff's Office)

From: Beryl Lipton

Hi Toni,

Thank you so much for your note. It seems some wires were crossed, and I now see that you've already responded to this request. Thank you so much for those materials, and I'll be sure to let you know if there are any other questions I have.

Best wishes,
Beryl

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