FL DOC contracts/MOUs re: Gadsden Correctional Facility (MTC)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Department of Management Services of Florida.

It is a clone of this request.

Tracking # 14-713
Status
Awaiting Acknowledgement

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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 (active or inactive) entered into by the Florida Department of Corrections for services and activities related to the Gadsden Correctional Facility. Please include the original Invitation to Negotiate and all supplements, all materials provided by the winning bidder in response to the ITN, the contract, and all associated exhibits and attachments.

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: Houpt, Dianne S.

Ms. Lipton:

The Department of Corrections is in receipt of an email public records request dated February 7, 2015 directed to Florida Department of Corrections, Public Records Unit, for * All contracts (and their amendments) and memorandums of understanding (active or inactive) entered into by the Florida Department of Corrections for services and activities related to the Gadsden Correctional Facility. Please include the original Invitation to Negotiate and all supplements, all materials provided by the winning bidder in response to the ITN, the contract, and all associated exhibits and attachments.
Please be advised that I have forwarded your request to Gail Hillhouse, Senior Management Analyst Manager, Office of Procurement and Contract Management, for review and response. If any records are determined to exist, the above custodian will provide your office) an invoice for production of the records and, upon receipt of payment, the records will be provided in accordance with Chapter 119, Florida Statutes and Sec. 945.10, Florida Statutes.

If you have any questions regarding this request, please contact me at (850) 717-3615.

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Dianne H. Houpt
Florida Department of Corrections
Office of General Counsel
Public Records Unit
501 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2500
Phone: (850) 717-3615
Fax: (850) 922-4355
Email: houpt.dianne@mail.dc.state.fl.us

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From: Hillhouse, Gail

In response to PRR# 14-713, Gadsden Correctional Facility is a private correctional facility and all information should be requested from the Department of Management Services, Private Prison section under the direction of Michael Weber. His email address is: Michael.weber@dms.myflorida.com<mailto:Michael.weber@dms.myflorida.com>

Information such as all private prison contracts and amendments, can also be found at the following website:
http://www.dms.myflorida.com/business_operations/private_prison_monitoring

Thank you

Gail Hillhouse
Operations Manager, Contract Administration
Bureau of Contract Management and Monitoring
850-717-3681
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From: Beryl Lipton

Hello Ms. Hillhouse,

Thank you very much for your message. I'll be sure to follow up with Mr. Weber.

Have a lovely day,
Beryl

From: Beryl Lipton

Hello Mr. Weber,

I'm directing this request to you for processing. Specifically, this request is for:

"All contracts (and their amendments) and memorandums of understanding (active or inactive) entered into by the Florida Department of Corrections for services and activities related to the Gadsden Correctional Facility. Please include the original Invitation to Negotiate and all supplements, all materials provided by the winning bidder in response to the ITN, the contract, and all associated exhibits and attachments."

Thank you for your help, and please feel free to reach out should your require any further clarification.

Best,
Beryl

From: Houpt, Dianne S.

Ms. Lipton:

Please see response highlighted below from Ms. Hillhouse relating to Gadsden C.F. This completes your request PRR#14-713. Thank you.

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Dianne H. Houpt
Florida Department of Corrections
Office of General Counsel
Public Records Unit
501 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2500
Phone: (850) 717-3615
Fax: (850) 922-4355
Email: houpt.dianne@mail.dc.state.fl.us

Our Vision: "Changing Lives to Ensure a Safer Florida".

CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This message and any attachments are for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential and privileged information that is exempt from public disclosure. Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure, or distribution is prohibited. If you have received this message in error please contact the sender (by phone or reply by electronic mail) and then destroy all copies of the original message.

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From: Hillhouse, Gail
Sent: Thursday, February 12, 2015 10:21 AM
To: Houpt, Dianne S.; 'requests@muckrock.com'
Cc: 'beryl@muckrock.com'; Smith, William A.
Subject: RE: PRR#14-713 - GADSDEN CF

In response to PRR# 14-713, Gadsden Correctional Facility is a private correctional facility and all information should be requested from the Department of Management Services, Private Prison section under the direction of Michael Weber. His email address is: Michael.weber@dms.myflorida.com<mailto:Michael.weber@dms.myflorida.com>

Information such as all private prison contracts and amendments, can also be found at the following website:
http://www.dms.myflorida.com/business_operations/private_prison_monitoring

Thank you

Gail Hillhouse
Operations Manager, Contract Administration
Bureau of Contract Management and Monitoring
850-717-3681
How's my customer service? Please click here to conduct a survey<http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/FDOCCustomerServiceSurvey>

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 (active or inactive) entered into by the Florida Department of Corrections for services and activities related to the Gadsden Correctional Facility. Please include the original Invitation to Negotiate and all supplements, all materials provided by the winning bidder in response to the ITN, the contract, and all associated exhibits and attachments.

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 Feb. 7, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #14-713.

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 Feb. 7, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #14-713.

Thank you for your help.

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