|Multi Request||Emergency Management Agency PPE bids and procedures|
|Submitted||April 7, 2020|
|Due||April 16, 2020|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Indiana Access to Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:
• The current procedure for procuring personal protective equipment (PPE) on behalf of agencies and entities within the jurisdiction of this office. If this office manages PPE requests for county, local, or private entities, please also provide any guiding material for soliciting, receiving, organizing, and fulfilling those requests.
• Any bids placed by this agency for the acquisition of PPE for this office or on behalf of any entity within the jurisdiction of this agency.
• Any available spreadsheet or aggregate information related to bids for PPE. Please provide all available segregable data, including but not limited to the source, the quantity, and the success of the bid.
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 7 business days, as the statute requires.
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for public records. As required by Ind. Code 5-14-3-9, this email
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Thank you for your public records request. At this time, the State of Indiana has created a Joint Information Center that will be handling all COVID-19 related public records requests. Your request has been forwarded to the JIC for processing.
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To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Indiana Access to Public Records Act request, copied below, and originally submitted on April 7, 2020. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.