Smoots (Boston Public Works)

Carolyn Komatsoulis filed this request with the Boston Public Works of Boston, MA.
Multi Request Smoots
Est. Completion None
No Responsive Documents


From: Carolyn Komatsoulis

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

For any project regarding painting or repainting the Smoots on the Mass Ave Bridge from 1998 to 2018.

- Cost and budget materials for the painting project, such as the project budget

- Any and all contract materials related to contracts set up to paint or repaint the Smoots

-Any and all communications with the Lamda Zeta fraternity to paint the Smoots

-Any and all documents or photographs relating to police details of public works projects to repaint the Smoots

- Any and all communications relating to repainting the Smoots

- Incident reports of vandalism to the rainbow walkways and/or roadways

I would like records to be made available on a rolling basis and I am willing to negotiate on the time frame or the request in general. I can be reached at 617-299-1832.

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, 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 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 10 business days, as the statute requires.


Carolyn Komatsoulis

From: Muckrock Staff

To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following request, copied below. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: Boston Public Works

Good Afternoon:

The Mass Ave Bridge is not maintained by the City; accordingly, the City of
Boston has no records responsive to this request.

Yours truly,

Shawn A. Williams, Esq.

Director of Public Records

Records Access Officer

City of Boston

1 City Hall Plaza, Room 615

Boston, MA 02201

(617) 635-4037


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