Communication Services Contract (Berks County Sheriff)

Augie Torres filed this request with the Berks County Sheriff of Berks County, PA.
Due March 22, 2018
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

Communications

From: Augie Torres

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Pennsylvania Right to Know Act, I hereby request the following records:

A copy of the current contract between the County and the current vendor for inmate communication services at the County Correctional / Detention Facility. This may encompass telecommunication, kiosk, and mobile tablet services. I am requesting that the information provided contain the term and expiration date of the current contract (including any optional contract extensions), as well as the current telecommunications provider and the services currently being provided pursuant to the agreement.

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,

Augie Torres

From: Augie Torres

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Pennsylvania Right to Know Act, I hereby request the following records:

A copy of the current contract between the County and the current vendor for inmate communication services at the County Correctional / Detention Facility. This may encompass telecommunication, kiosk, and mobile tablet services. I am requesting that the information provided contain the term and expiration date of the current contract (including any optional contract extensions), as well as the current telecommunications provider and the services currently being provided pursuant to the agreement.

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,

Augie Torres

From: Berks County Sheriff

Dear Ms. Torres,

Attached please find our response to your Right-to-Know Request.

Very truly yours,

Jennifer De Frees, Open Records Officer
Sheriff’s Office of Berks County, Pennsylvania
Berks County Courthouse
633 Court Street, 3rd Floor
Reading, PA 19601
Telephone: (610) 478-6240 x3211

From: Augie Torres

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Pennsylvania Right to Know Act, I hereby request the following records:

A copy of the current contract between the County and the current vendor for inmate communication services at the County Correctional / Detention Facility. This may encompass telecommunication, kiosk, and mobile tablet services. I am requesting that the information provided contain the term and expiration date of the current contract (including any optional contract extensions), as well as the current telecommunications provider and the services currently being provided pursuant to the agreement.

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,

Augie Torres

From: Berks County Sheriff

Thank you for your Right-to-Know Law request. You will receive a response or a notice extending Berks County’s time to respond within five (5) business days of the County Open Records Officer’s receipt of your request. This is an automated response, please do not respond directly to this e-mail.

From: Berks County Sheriff

Dear Mr. Torres,

On August 31, 2018 I received your request for records for the current vendor for inmate communication services at the County Correctional/Detention Facility.

Pursuant to Section 902 of the Act, we are currently reviewing your request but will require an additional thirty (30) day period to respond based upon 65 P.S. § 67.902 (a) (1), (4) & (7). We will respond as soon as possible during this thirty (30) day period with a response to your request, but no later than October 10, 2018.

Maryjo Gibson, Paralegal
Berks County Chief Clerk
Berks County Solicitor’s Office
Berks County Services Center
633 Court Street, 13th Floor
Reading, PA 19601
(610)478-6105 Ext. 6105
FAX (610)478-6139
www.countyofberks.com<http://www.countyofberks.com/>

This message and the attachment (s) are intended for the use of the individual or entity to whom it is addressed and may contain information that is privileged, confidential and exempt from disclosure under applicable law. If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient or the employee or agent responsible for delivering the message to the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution or copying of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify us immediately by telephone and reply to the original message at the above address. Thank you.

From: Augie Torres

Thank you for your response and I appreciate you notifying of the additional time needed to process the request

From: Berks County Sheriff

Thank you for your Right-to-Know Law request. You will receive a response or a notice extending Berks County’s time to respond within five (5) business days of the County Open Records Officer’s receipt of your request. This is an automated response, please do not respond directly to this e-mail.

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