Water system privatization - FWW (100) (Honolulu Board of Water Supply)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Honolulu Board of Water Supply of Honolulu, HI.
Multi Request Water system privatization - FWW (100)
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Communications

From: Beryl Lipton


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Hawaii Uniform Information Practices Act, I hereby request the following records:

Materials related to agreements and proposals, solicited and unsolicited, for the ownership, operation and/or management responsibilities of the water system, the sewer system, a water treatment plant, and/or wastewater treatment (or any portions thereof), including (but not limited to) those materials referencing the entities listed below.

Please include as responsive the following records:
1. Agreements: Any contracts, services agreements, memorandums of understanding, or like agreements related to the ownership, operation and/or management responsibilities of the water system, the sewer system, a water treatment plant, and/or wastewater treatment (or any portions thereof);

2. Procurement: Any request for qualifications, request for proposals, or other bids (both solicited and unsolicited) for the ownership, operation and/or management of the water system, the sewer system, a water treatment plant, or a wastewater treatment; and

3. Communications: For the period between January 1, 2018 and May 1, 2019, any communication (including postal mail, emails, memoranda, meeting agenda or minutes, presentations, and text messages) between representatives of each utility (including the directors of the utility, general managers, the purchasing director, and any other applicable utility representatives) and representatives from water companies or other private water system operators, including:
a. Suez (domain: suez-na.com), including “Jim.Perron@suez-na.com”
b. Veolia
c. American Water or a state affiliate, subsidiary, or representative
d. Aqua America or a state affiliate, subsidiary, or representative

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, 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.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

From: Honolulu Board of Water Supply

Hi Beryl,

Please fill out a “request to access a government record” which can be found at this link: https://oip.hawaii.gov/forms/

Once the form is complete, please email me form and I will forward it off to the correct department.

If you have any questions, please let me know.

Mahalo,
Steven Norstrom

From: Beryl Lipton

Hello Mr. Norstrom,

Thank you so much for your message. Please find attached the requested form and another copy of the request.

Have a great weekend!
Beryl
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To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Hawaii Uniform Information Practices Act, I hereby request the following records:

Materials related to agreements and proposals, solicited and unsolicited, for the ownership, operation and/or management responsibilities of the water system, the sewer system, a water treatment plant, and/or wastewater treatment (or any portions thereof), including (but not limited to) those materials referencing the entities listed below.

Please include as responsive the following records:
1. Agreements: Any contracts, services agreements, memorandums of understanding, or like agreements related to the ownership, operation and/or management responsibilities of the water system, the sewer system, a water treatment plant, and/or wastewater treatment (or any portions thereof);

2. Procurement: Any request for qualifications, request for proposals, or other bids (both solicited and unsolicited) for the ownership, operation and/or management of the water system, the sewer system, a water treatment plant, or a wastewater treatment; and

3. Communications: For the period between January 1, 2018 and May 1, 2019, any communication (including postal mail, emails, memoranda, meeting agenda or minutes, presentations, and text messages) between representatives of each utility (including the directors of the utility, general managers, the purchasing director, and any other applicable utility representatives) and representatives from water companies or other private water system operators, including:
a. Suez (domain: suez-na.com), including “Jim.Perron@suez-na.com”
b. Veolia
c. American Water or a state affiliate, subsidiary, or representative
d. Aqua America or a state affiliate, subsidiary, or representative

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, 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.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

From: Honolulu Board of Water Supply

Thank you for your patience. I am working with one of the other divisions to obtain the information that you requested.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Thank you,

Linda H. Wong
Honolulu Board of Water Supply
Communications Office
Phone: (808) 748-5317
Fax: (808) 550-5505
Email: lwong2@hbws.org<mailto:lwong2@hbws.org>
Website: www.boardofwatersupply.com<http://www.boardofwatersupply.com/>
Twitter:@BWSHonolulu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/BWSHonolulu

From: Beryl Lipton

Hello Ms. Wong,

Thanks so much for your message. I'll look forward to hearing from your office again.

Have a great weekend!
Beryl

From: Honolulu Board of Water Supply

Hi Beryl,

My apologies for not getting back to you sooner. We are in the process of working on your request.

Part of your request included the sewer system. That needs to be referred to the City Department of Environmental Services at:

Department of Environmental Services
1000 Uluohia Street, Suite 308
Kapolei, Hawaii 96707

We will be back in touch regarding the balance of your request.

Thank you,

Linda H. Wong
Honolulu Board of Water Supply
Communications Office
Phone: (808) 748-5317
Fax: (808) 550-5505
Email: lwong2@hbws.org<mailto:lwong2@hbws.org>
Website: www.boardofwatersupply.com<http://www.boardofwatersupply.com/>
Twitter:@BWSHonolulu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/BWSHonolulu

From: Honolulu Board of Water Supply

I apologize for the delay. We are working on the response that was provided by 2 different divisions here at the Board of Water Supply. Hopefully in the next couple of weeks.

Again, our apologies for the delay.

Linda H. Wong
Honolulu Board of Water Supply
Communications Office
Phone: (808) 748-5317
Fax: (808) 550-5505
Email: lwong2@hbws.org<mailto:lwong2@hbws.org>
Website: www.boardofwatersupply.com<http://www.boardofwatersupply.com/>
Twitter:@BWSHonolulu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/BWSHonolulu

From: Honolulu Board of Water Supply

Aloha,

We apologize for the delay in responding to your request.

We are working with one of the divisions here at the Board of Water Supply to secure the information you requested.

Thank you,

Linda H. Wong
Honolulu Board of Water Supply
Communications Office
Phone: (808) 748-5317
Fax: (808) 550-5505
Email: lwong2@hbws.org<mailto:lwong2@hbws.org>
Website: www.boardofwatersupply.com<http://www.boardofwatersupply.com/>
Twitter:@BWSHonolulu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/BWSHonolulu

From: Honolulu Board of Water Supply

Aloha Beryl,

We apologize for the extreme delay in getting the information to you that you requested. We were working with multiple divisions to secure the information.

Attached please find the start of the documentation. Please note that there will be multiple emails with information attached. Please feel free to let us know if you have any questions.

Again, our apologies for the delay. There will be no charge for this request.

Email #1 Change Orders

Linda H. Wong
Honolulu Board of Water Supply
Communications Office
Phone: (808) 748-5317
Fax: (808) 550-5505
Email: lwong2@hbws.org<mailto:lwong2@hbws.org>
Website: www.boardofwatersupply.com<http://www.boardofwatersupply.com/>
Twitter:@BWSHonolulu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/BWSHonolulu

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Email #2 = Contract Modifications

Linda H. Wong
Honolulu Board of Water Supply
Communications Office
Phone: (808) 748-5317
Fax: (808) 550-5505
Email: lwong2@hbws.org<mailto:lwong2@hbws.org>
Website: www.boardofwatersupply.com<http://www.boardofwatersupply.com/>
Twitter:@BWSHonolulu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/BWSHonolulu

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Email #3 = Miscellaneous Documents (9)

Linda H. Wong
Honolulu Board of Water Supply
Communications Office
Phone: (808) 748-5317
Fax: (808) 550-5505
Email: lwong2@hbws.org<mailto:lwong2@hbws.org>
Website: www.boardofwatersupply.com<http://www.boardofwatersupply.com/>
Twitter:@BWSHonolulu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/BWSHonolulu

From: Honolulu Board of Water Supply

Email #4 = Multiple Documents (9)

Linda H. Wong
Honolulu Board of Water Supply
Communications Office
Phone: (808) 748-5317
Fax: (808) 550-5505
Email: lwong2@hbws.org<mailto:lwong2@hbws.org>
Website: www.boardofwatersupply.com<http://www.boardofwatersupply.com/>
Twitter:@BWSHonolulu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/BWSHonolulu

From: Honolulu Board of Water Supply

Email #5 = Multiple Documents (9)

Linda H. Wong
Honolulu Board of Water Supply
Communications Office
Phone: (808) 748-5317
Fax: (808) 550-5505
Email: lwong2@hbws.org<mailto:lwong2@hbws.org>
Website: www.boardofwatersupply.com<http://www.boardofwatersupply.com/>
Twitter:@BWSHonolulu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/BWSHonolulu

From: Honolulu Board of Water Supply

Email #6 = Multiple Documents (9)

Linda H. Wong
Honolulu Board of Water Supply
Communications Office
Phone: (808) 748-5317
Fax: (808) 550-5505
Email: lwong2@hbws.org<mailto:lwong2@hbws.org>
Website: www.boardofwatersupply.com<http://www.boardofwatersupply.com/>
Twitter:@BWSHonolulu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/BWSHonolulu

From: Honolulu Board of Water Supply

Aloha Beryl,

Attached please find a copy of your Request to Access A Government Record, along with the Notice to Requester.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Thank you and Happy Holidays!

Linda H. Wong
Honolulu Board of Water Supply
Communications Office
Phone: (808) 748-5317
Fax: (808) 550-5505
Email: lwong2@hbws.org<mailto:lwong2@hbws.org>
Website: www.boardofwatersupply.com<http://www.boardofwatersupply.com/>
Twitter:@BWSHonolulu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/BWSHonolulu

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