|Submitted||March 31, 2014|
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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.
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.
Please confirm whether this request was sent to the City Clerk and/or Solicitor for processing. Separate requests were sent to the Finance Department and to the City Clerk.
SENT FOR AND ON BEHALF OF GREGORY DIAS, ASSISTANT CITY SOLICITOR
Please be advised that in response to your APRA Request to the City of East Providence, we responded on April 2, 2014 and again on April 16, 2014 on behalf of the East Providence Police Department. Please note that the APRA forms are the same for all departments of City Hall, including the Clerk and Finance Director.
Please feel free to contact me should you have any questions or concerns. Thank you.
City of East Providence
145 Taunton Avenue
East Providence, RI 02914
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Thank you for the clarification -- I've marked this request to the Finance Department as completed as of April 2.
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