Public officials' social media retention policies

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the police of Johnstown, PA.

It is a clone of this request.

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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

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

- Absolutely any and all policies and procedures related to the use and retention of postings, comments, and direct messages by any social media page officially associated with this agency or a public official in its employ

- Absolutely any and all policies related to the retention of public officials' social media content related to public government business. Please include any such policies for Facebook, Twitter, Nextdoor, or any other social media platforms, including policies related to the retention of comments and reactions to posts, as well as direct messages and private conversations related to official business.

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

From:

Attached is a 30 day extension for the Right to Know received on January 25, 2018.

From:

police
RTK Office
401 Main Street
Johnstown, PA 15901

February 21, 2018

This is a follow up to a previous request:

To Whom It May Concern:

I'm following up on the following Right to Know request, copied below, and originally submitted on Jan. 24, 2018. You previously indicated that it would be completed on March 3, 2018. I wanted to let you know that I am still interested in the following documents, and to see if that date was still accurate.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

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DEPT MR 47878
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

PLEASE NOTE: This request is not filed by a MuckRock staff member, but is being sent through MuckRock by the above in order to better track, share, and manage public records requests. Also note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.

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On Feb. 1, 2018:
Attached is a 30 day extension for the Right to Know received on January 25, 2018.

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On Jan. 23, 2018:
To Whom It May Concern:

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

- Absolutely any and all policies and procedures related to the use and retention of postings, comments, and direct messages by any social media page officially associated with this agency or a public official in its employ

- Absolutely any and all policies related to the retention of public officials' social media content related to public government business. Please include any such policies for Facebook, Twitter, Nextdoor, or any other social media platforms, including policies related to the retention of comments and reactions to posts, as well as direct messages and private conversations related to official business.

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com
Upload documents directly: https://www.muckrock.com/accounts/agency_login/police-10716/public-officials-social-media-retention-policies-47878/?uuid-login=d79fef74-b29a-4548-ad3f-c4ef8c8c850e&email=fkusher%40cojtwn.com#agency-reply
Is this email coming to the wrong contact? Something else wrong? Use the above link to let us know.

For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 47878
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

PLEASE NOTE: This request is not filed by a MuckRock staff member, but is being sent through MuckRock by the above in order to better track, share, and manage public records requests. Also note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.

From:

Attached is the final response for the Right to Know received on January 25, 2018.

Frank R. Kusher
Right to Know Officer
City Hall
401 Main Street
Johnstown, Pa. 15901
814-533-2033
fkusher@cojtwn.com<mailto:fkusher@cojtwn.com>

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