Communication Services Contract - Illinois - 2018 (Lake County Sheriff)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Lake County Sheriff of Lake County, IL.


From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act., I hereby request the following records:

Contracts and invoices related to the use of communication services at any and all county correctional or detention facility locations under the jurisdiction of this agency. This may encompass telecommunication, kiosk, and mobile tablet services.

Please provide the following relevant materials.

• Any and all open or active Requests for Proposal or similar solicitations regarding the provision, installation, maintenance, or use of communication services. If available or applicable, please also provide equivalent materials for video conferencing equipment and other electronic communication and telecommunication services.

• Any and all active contracts regarding the provision, installation, maintenance, financial requirements, associated commissions, or use of communication services. Please include all associated supplemental materials, including any and all attachments, amendments, and exhibits. Please provide any other materials regarding the terms of service, including the term and expiration date of the current contract, as well as any optional contract extensions. Please include the name of the current telecommunication provider, as well as the services currently being provided pursuant to the agreement. Relevant companies include, but are not limited to, CenturyLink, City Tele Coin, ICSolutions, JPay, and Securus Technologies.

• Any and all financial reports, commission reports, revenue reports, and invoices related to the provision, installation, maintenance, or use of communication services. Please include all usage and fee reports, providing as much segregable data as possible, including, but not limited to, the rate at which the funds were generated, the revenue generated for each service, the timeframe during which the funds were generated, the nature of the communication's payment (collect, prepaid, inmate account), etc. If available, please also provide equivalent materials for video conferencing equipment and other electronic communication and telecommunication services.

Please provide all current contract materials and invoices for the period January 1, 2015 through the date this request is processed.

If this office or agency does not hold arrestees or inmates under its jurisdiction, provision of the entity to whom such individuals are transferred would be greatly appreciated.

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.


Beryl Lipton


Attached please find our response to your FOIA request, in several attachments (coming from different divisions)
First attachment is your request with FOIA Tracking information. Please note information written on page 2.
Second attachment is from Purchasing. PLEASE NOTE REFERRAL TO WEBSITE. One of these must be reviewed prior to 2pm TODAY. (RFP from Securus, Contract # 12193 on website)
Third attachment is from Sheriff's Business Office. Our Business Office is in the process of moving. The only available data is for 6 months (provided).
Please review and respond to this email to acknowledge receipt.
Thank you.

Sheriff's Office
Christy Berkquist|FOIA Officer
Lake County Sheriff's Office
25 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.
Waukegan, IL 60085
Direct: 847.377.4276 | Fax: 847.984.5974

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