Chattanooga, TN contracts/MOUs re: Silverdale Detention Facilities

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the City of Chattanooga (TN) of Chattanooga, TN.

It is a clone of this request.

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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Tennessee's Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

All contracts (and their amendments) and memorandums of understanding entered into by the City of Chattanooga, Tennessee for services and activities related to the Silverdale Detention Facilities (https://www.cca.com/facilities/silverdale-detention-facilities)

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 in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 7 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Beryl C.D. Lipton

From: Andy Berke

Dear Mr. Lipton,

Thank you for contacting the Office of Mayor Andy Berke. Please contact the City Attorney’s office for all Open Records requests. The City Attorney’s office may be contacted at 423-643-8250 or you may submit your request online at the below link:

http://www.chattanooga.gov/attorney-office/tennessee-open-records-request

Thank you for your inquiry,

Andy

Mayor Andy Berke
City of Chattanooga

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All contracts (and their amendments), memorandums of understanding, intergovernmental service agreements, and any agreements of any sort entered into by Chattanooga, Tennessee (or any subdivisions thereof) for all services, equipment, and activities involving/provided by/contracted for regarding the Silverdale Detention Facility and any facilities associated with it through any of the aforementioned agreements regarding the facility.

Responsive materials should include but not be limited to:

• the initial Invitation to Bid, Request for Proposal, or equivalent call for contractors
• the responsive materials provided by the winning bidder
• all other vendor responses
• all evaluation material, scorecards, reports, and notes generated in the selection process
• the current contract
• all exhibits
• all amendments
• all invoices/receipts detailing compensation received as a result of any agreements
• all agreements related to the provision of services, such as water, sewage, natural gas, garbage, etc.
• all financial agreements (such as loans or bonds) entered into as a result or in association with any of the aforementioned agreements
• all agreements, invoices, and related materials regarding the use of inmate labor by any of this agency's divisions or jurisdictions

From: City of Chattanooga (TN)

The request has been rejected, with the agency stating that the information or document(s) requested are exempt from disclosure.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Jan. 4, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: Andy Berke

Dear Mr. Lipton,

Thank you for contacting the Office of Mayor Andy Berke. Please contact the City Attorney’s office for all Open Records requests or questions. The City Attorney’s office may be contacted at 423-643-8250 or you may submit your request online at the below link:

http://www.chattanooga.gov/attorney-office/tennessee-open-records-request

Thank you for your inquiry,

Andy

Mayor Andy Berke
City of Chattanooga

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