Columbia County (FL) contracts/MOUs re: Lake City Correctional Facility

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Columbia County (FL) of Columbia County, FL.
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Florida's Sunshine Law (Fla. Stat. secs. 119.01 to 119.15 (1995)), I hereby request the following records:

All contracts (and their amendments) and memorandums of understanding entered into by Columbia County, Florida for services and activities related to the Lake City Correctional Facility (https://www.cca.com/facilities/lake-city-correctional-facility)

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 would request your response within ten (10) business days.

Sincerely,

Beryl C.D. Lipton

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.

Thank you for your help.

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.

Thank you for your help.

From: Penny Stanley

Mr. Lipton:

I’m would like to apologize to you for not getting back to you sooner, however I have checked our records and we do not have any contracts, memorandums and amendments with the Lake City Correctional Facility. This facility is a private prison in Columbia County.

Thank you,

Penny C. Stanley
Administrative Secretary
Columbia County Board of County Commissioners
Post Office Box 1529
Lake City, Florida 32056-1529
PH: 386-758-1326
FAX: 386-758-2182
penny_stanley@columbiacountyfla.com<mailto:penny_stanley@columbiacountyfla.com>

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From: Beryl Lipton

Hello Ms. Stanley,

I would like to revisit this request using the language copied below. Please let me know if this would yield any responsive materials or if I should direct this request to other departments.

Thanks for your help,
Beryl

All contracts (and their amendments), memorandums of understanding, intergovernmental service agreements, and any agreements of any sort entered into by Columbia County, Florida for all services, equipment, and activities involving/provided by/contracted for regarding the Lake City Correctional 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: 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: Penny Stanley

Good Afternoon,

As I mentioned earlier we don’t have any records and we do not have any contracts, memorandums and amendments with the Lake City Correctional Facility. This facility is a private prison in Columbia County and they are contracted by the State of Florida.

Thank you,

Penny C. Stanley
Administrative Secretary
Columbia County Board of County Commissioners
Post Office Box 1529
Lake City, Florida 32056-1529
PH: 386-758-1326
FAX: 386-758-2182
penny_stanley@columbiacountyfla.com<mailto:penny_stanley@columbiacountyfla.com>

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