Police union contract/collective bargaining agreement (Jersey City Police Department)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Jersey City Police Department of Jersey City, NJ.
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R002246-081920

Multi Request Police union contract/collective bargaining agreement
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New Jersey Open Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

A copy of the current collective bargaining agreement (also known as a collective agreement or a union contract) between this department/agency and the local police union/fraternal order/benevolent association (or similar/equivalent organization). This includes any and all memorandums of understanding or similar agreements. Please provide all associated addendums, amendments, appendices, exhibits, and other supplemental and supporting documents.

Here are examples of responsive materials provided by other agencies in response to similar requests:
https://cdn.muckrock.com/foia_files/2018/02/27/2-21-18_MR18491_RES_IDC000697-022018.pdf (Long Beach, California)
https://cdn.muckrock.com/foia_files/2015/08/24/Collective_Bargaining_Agreement_1.pdf (St. Louis, Missouri)
https://cdn.muckrock.com/foia_files/2015/12/14/TPPA_2015-2017.pdf (Toledo, Ohio)
https://cdn.muckrock.com/foia_files/2020/07/17/2020-134_2020-02-18_Meet___Confer_Agreement_Waco_Police_Association.pdf (Waco, Texas)

This request is being submitted as a collaborative research effort in the public interest. It is being submitted to your agency partially due to public feedback that your locality should be included in this work. This request is being submitted in the public interest and without any commercial interest.

We will appreciate that your agency assesses any necessary fees according to the public and academic interest with which this request is being made. 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 be filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not. There is also an upload link provided as part of the electronic version of this message that we encourage your agency to use to transfer files.

If you have any questions or need additional clarification about this request, please let me know.

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.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

From: Jersey City Police Department

Dear Beryl Lipton:

Thank you for your interest in open public records of Jersey City OPRA Center.  This will serve to acknowledge receipt of your Open Public Records Act (OPRA) request.  Your request was received in this office on 8/19/2020.  Kindly refer to the reference number R002246-081920 when communicating with our office in this regard.  Your request mentioned:
To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New Jersey Open Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

A copy of the current collective bargaining agreement (also known as a collective agreement or a union contract) between this department/agency and the local police union/fraternal order/benevolent association (or similar/equivalent organization). This includes any and all memorandums of understanding or similar agreements. Please provide all associated addendums, amendments, appendices, exhibits, and other supplemental and supporting documents.

Here are examples of responsive materials provided by other agencies in response to similar requests:
https://cdn.muckrock.com/foia_files/2018/02/27/2-21-18_MR18491_RES_IDC000697-022018.pdf (Long Beach, California)
https://cdn.muckrock.com/foia_files/2015/08/24/Collective_Bargaining_Agreement_1.pdf (St. Louis, Missouri)
https://cdn.muckrock.com/foia_files/2015/12/14/TPPA_2015-2017.pdf (Toledo, Ohio)
https://cdn.muckrock.com/foia_files/2020/07/17/2020-134_2020-02-18_Meet___Confer_Agreement_Waco_Police_Association.pdf (Waco, Texas)

This request is being submitted as a collaborative research effort in the public interest. It is being submitted to your agency partially due to public feedback that your locality should be included in this work. This request is being submitted in the public interest and without any commercial interest.

We will appreciate that your agency assesses any necessary fees according to the public and academic interest with which this request is being made. 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 be filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not. There is also an upload link provided as part of the electronic version of this message that we encourage your agency to use to transfer files.

If you have any questions or need additional clarification about this request, please let me know.

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.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

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Your request will be forwarded to the relevant City department(s) to locate the information you seek and to determine the volume and any costs associated with satisfying your request. You will be contacted about the availability and/or provided with copies of the records in question.  PLEASE NOTE: The State Public Information Act does not require a governmental body to create new information, to do legal research, or to answer questions.
Reference is made to your OPRA request captioned above. Please note that, due to the state of emergency in relation to COVID-19, the City of Jersey City will not be able to respond to OPRA requests within seven (7) business days. Therefore, an additional thirty (30) days are needed for the processing of your request. The City appreciates your patience during this difficult time.
You can track and monitor the progress of your request at the link below and you'll receive an email when your request has been completed. Again, thank you for using the Jersey City OPRA Center.
Jersey City, NJ

From: Jersey City Police Department

--- Please respond above this line ---

RE: OPEN PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST of August 19, 2020, Reference # R002246-081920

Dear Beryl Lipton,

The City received a public information request from you on August 19, 2020. Your request mentioned:
To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New Jersey Open Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

A copy of the current collective bargaining agreement (also known as a collective agreement or a union contract) between this department/agency and the local police union/fraternal order/benevolent association (or similar/equivalent organization). This includes any and all memorandums of understanding or similar agreements. Please provide all associated addendums, amendments, appendices, exhibits, and other supplemental and supporting documents.

Here are examples of responsive materials provided by other agencies in response to similar requests:
https://cdn.muckrock.com/foia_files/2018/02/27/2-21-18_MR18491_RES_IDC000697-022018.pdf (Long Beach, California)
https://cdn.muckrock.com/foia_files/2015/08/24/Collective_Bargaining_Agreement_1.pdf (St. Louis, Missouri)
https://cdn.muckrock.com/foia_files/2015/12/14/TPPA_2015-2017.pdf (Toledo, Ohio)
https://cdn.muckrock.com/foia_files/2020/07/17/2020-134_2020-02-18_Meet___Confer_Agreement_Waco_Police_Association.pdf (Waco, Texas)

This request is being submitted as a collaborative research effort in the public interest. It is being submitted to your agency partially due to public feedback that your locality should be included in this work. This request is being submitted in the public interest and without any commercial interest.

We will appreciate that your agency assesses any necessary fees according to the public and academic interest with which this request is being made. 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 be filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not. There is also an upload link provided as part of the electronic version of this message that we encourage your agency to use to transfer files.

If you have any questions or need additional clarification about this request, please let me know.

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.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

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The City has reviewed its files and has located responsive records to your request. Please log in to the Jersey City OPRA Center at the following link to retrieve the appropriate responsive documents.
Open Public Records Act - R002246-081920

Sincerely,

Sean Gallagher
City Clerk
Office of City Clerk

  • Res_17-659_-_08-16-17_-_JCPSOA_-_Agreement_01-01-17_to_12-31-20.pdf

  • Res_20-168_-_02-26-2020_-_JCPSOA_-_Agreement_-_01-01-2020_to_12-31-2024.pdf

  • JCPOBA_-_Interest_Arbitration_Decision___Award_-_Effective_01-01-17_to_12-31-20.pdf

  • JCPOBA_-_PERC_Decision_Affirming_Arbitration_Award_-_Effective_01-01-17_to_12-31-20.pdf

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  • JCPOBA_-_PERC_Decision_Affirming_Arbitration_Award_-_Effective_01-01-17_to_12-31-20.pdf

  • JCPOBA_-_Interest_Arbitration_Decision___Award_-_Effective_01-01-17_to_12-31-20.pdf

  • Res_20-168_-_02-26-2020_-_JCPSOA_-_Agreement_-_01-01-2020_to_12-31-2024.pdf

  • Res_17-659_-_08-16-17_-_JCPSOA_-_Agreement_01-01-17_to_12-31-20.pdf