APRA procedures (Cranston City Clerk)

Shawn Musgrave filed this request with the Cranston Law Department of Cranston, RI.
Est. Completion None
Partially Completed


From: Shawn Musgrave

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Rhode Island Access to Public Records Act ("APRA"), I hereby request the following records:

Written procedures for access to the agency’s public records, including any records request forms required or suggested by the agency

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 10 business days, as the statute requires.


Shawn Musgrave

From: Wall, Maria

Good morning,

I've forwarded your request to the Christopher Rawson, the City Solicitor. I've copied him on this e-mail so that you can follow up directly with him.

Maria Medeiros Wall, JD
Cranston City Clerk
869 Park Avenue
Cranston, RI 02910
ofc: 401-780-3198
fax: 401-780-3165

e-mail: mwall@cranstonri.org

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 March 31, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Rawson, Christopher

Mr. Musgrave,

Attached is Cranston's records request form.
The City follows the parameters of R.I.G.L. sec. 38-2-1 et seq.

Chris Rawson

From: Shawn Musgrave

Mr. Rawson -

Thank you for sending the APRA request form. Please clarify whether the city has any separate written procedures for processing APRA requests it receives. If so, please send those per my initial request below.

Thank you!

From: Rawson, Christopher

No extra procedure.
We follow RI law.
Sent from my iPhone


From: Wall, Maria

You need to follow up with the Solicitor, Christopher Rawson, and the procedure and forms are established by the law department.