Hazelton Public-Private Surveillance Network Contract

Carlton Purvis filed this request with the Open Records Office of Hazelton, PA.


From: Carlton Purvis

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Pennsylvania Right to Know Act, I hereby request the following records:

A full copy of all contracts, written agreements and purchase orders between the City of Hazelton and Northeast Remote Surveillance and Alarm as part of the city’s public-private surveillance partnership.

Please include a copy of the city's original request for proposal for its public-private surveillance camera project and all bids.

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Carlton Purvis

From: MuckRock

Please see the attached with regards to the request below.


From: City of Hazleton Open Records Officer

Mr. Purvis,

Please see the attached response to your right-to-know request.

Thank you.

Lisa Shema, City Clerk/Open Records Officer
40 North Church Street
Hazleton, PA 18201