CAL FIRE agreements with local governments re: inmate firefighters

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Department of Forestry & Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) of California .
Tracking #

18-P-1197

Est. Completion Dec. 8, 2018
Status
No Responsive Documents

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From: Beryl Lipton


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

Any and all active agreements with local (non-State level) agencies related to the use of inmates for firefighting. According to the agreement between CDCR and CAL FIRE:

"CAL FIRE will maintain an awareness among local government leaders and public safety personnel, including county sheriffs, of the existence, capabilities, limitations, and availability of conservation camp crews within, or adjacent to, their jurisdiction."

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 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

From: Department of Forestry & Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)

Good Afternoon Ms. Lipton:

The Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, CAL FIRE, is currently searching its records for documents responsive to your request.

Please note a further response will be provided in a timely manner.

Thank you.

Sincerely,

Anne Henigan

CAL FIRE Legal Office

Department of Forestry & Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
PRA Office
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 94244-2460

November 14, 2018

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

Any and all active agreements with local (non-State level) agencies related to the use of inmates for firefighting. According to the agreement between CDCR and CAL FIRE:

"CAL FIRE will maintain an awareness among local government leaders and public safety personnel, including county sheriffs, of the existence, capabilities, limitations, and availability of conservation camp crews within, or adjacent to, their jurisdiction."

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 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

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From: Beryl Lipton

Hello Ms. Henigan,

Thank you so much for your message. I'll look forward to hearing from you again.

Best wishes,
Beryl

From: Department of Forestry & Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)

Good Afternoon Ms. Lipton:

Thank you for your request noted below.

CAL FIRE's response is attached.

Sincerely,

Anne Henigan
CAL FIRE Legal Services Office

From: Department of Forestry & Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: Department of Forestry & Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)

Good Morning Ms. Lipton:

The Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, CAL FIRE, has completed its search of its records and has found no documents responsive to your request.

Thank you.

Sincerely,

Anne Henigan
CAL FIRE Legal Services Office

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