Boston's bid, submitted to the US Olympic Committee, to host the 2024 Summer Olympics

Brendan Lynch filed this request with the Mayor's Office of Boston, MA.
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From: Brendan Lynch

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, ยง10, I hereby request the following records:

To Whom It May Concern:

I hereby request the following records:

All documents relating to Boston's bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. I am seeking any documents, paperwork, electronic files or other information pertaining to the funding, scope, execution, staffing, infrastructure development and any other areas related to the bid.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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 for your help. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Brendan Lynch
WGBH News

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Brendan Lynch

From: George Bahnan

Dear Mr. Lynch:

I am writing to inform you that the Law Department has received your
request for public records dated December 17, 2014. As your request
concerns the communications of individuals from multiple City Departments,
we are still in the process of reviewing all responsive documents and will
need to determine whether any of the responsive documents will be exempt
under the applicable provisions of the Massachusetts Public Records Law as
well as an estimate for the total cost.

If you wish to modify your request please notify me promptly in writing. Thank
you for your attention to this matter.
--
George T. Bahnan
Paralegal
Law Department
City Hall, Room 615
Pho: (617) 635-2902
Fax: (617) 635-2012
George.Bahnan@boston.gov

From: George Bahnan

Dear Mr. Lynch:

This email is in response to your December 2, 2014 Public Records request
for "All documents relating to Boston's bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics.
I am seeking any documents, paperwork, electronic files or other
information pertaining to the funding, scope, execution, staffing,
infrastructure development and any other areas related to the bid.."

Attached you will find the documents that are responsive to your
request. These are all the documents in the City's possession responsive to
your request. Please do not hesitate to contact me should you have any
questions.
--
George T. Bahnan
Paralegal
Law Department
City Hall, Room 615
Pho: (617) 635-2902
Fax: (617) 635-2012
George.Bahnan@boston.gov

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