BPD emails with specific search terms gypsy, clan, transient

Berwyn FOIA Requests filed this request with the City of Berwyn of Berwyn, IL.
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From: Berwyn FOIA Requests

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act., I hereby request the following records:

All emails containing the following phrases in the Subject and Contents fields of the emails:

- gypsy
- transient
- clan

For the following City email accounts:

- Michael Cimaglia
- Richard Volanti
- George Janecek
- Salvador Gamino
- Michael Fellows
- David Green
- Michael Ochsner
- Guy Papa
- Sandro Scardamaglia

Please limit your searches to the following dates:

- January 1, 2018- September 1, 2022

The requested documents are in the public interest and being sought as part of news gathering for whyberwyn.net. This request is NOT being made for commercial purposes.

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.


Berwyn FOIA Requests

From: City of Berwyn

The City of Berwyn determined some time ago that all requests submitted by MuckRock are "Commercial" requests. MuckRock has been notified of our determination.
We therefore have (21) business days to respond per the FOIA Act.
The due date on your request is October 3, 2022.
Thank you,
Sandra Anderson
Deputy City Clerk

From: City of Berwyn

Dear Anonymous Requester, We have determined that your Freedom of Information Act records Request is unduly burdensome. Please contact me to discuss this determination and see whether we can reach an agreement on reducing your request. This is more fully explained in the attached letter.

Margaret Paul, Berwyn City Clerk
(She, Her, Her's)
6700 W. 26th St.
Berwyn, IL 60402

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