Laredo, TX contracts/MOUs re: Laredo Processing Center

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the City of Laredo, Texas of Laredo, TX .
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act , I hereby request the following records:

All contracts (and their amendments) and memorandums of understanding entered into by City of Laredo, Texas for services and activities related to the Laredo Processing Center (https://www.cca.com/facilities/laredo-processing-center)

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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 C.D. Lipton

From: Laredo Open Records Center

Dear Beryl C. D. Lipton,
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From: Laredo Open Records Center

Welcome to the City of Laredo Open Records Center. We have received your Public Information Request, and it has been diverted to the appropriate department for processing. Pursuant to the Public Information Act, the governmental body will try to complete the request within a reasonable amount of time depending on the nature of the request. However, you can expect to receive notification should the request require more than 10 business days to complete.
Please note, the Texas Public Information Act does not require a governmental body to create new information, to do legal research, or to answer questions. The request must ask for records or information already in existence. In addition, the City of Laredo may collect a fee as prescribed by law or regulation for the requested documents. If a fee is not prescribed by law or regulation, the fee shall be the actual cost of duplicating the record(s) and any applicable labor costs.
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City Attorney's Office
Public Information Coordinator for the City of Laredo
1110 Houston Street
City Hall, 3rd Floor
Laredo, Texas 78040
(956) 791-7319 Telephone
(956) 791-7494 Facsimile
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From: Laredo Open Records Center

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Dear Beryl C. D. Lipton:
RE: Public Information Request Reference#:
W004468-010915
The City of Laredo has received and processed your request for public information in which you asked for information regarding: To Whom It May Concern: Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records: All contracts (and their amendments) and memorandums of understanding entered into by the City of Laredo, TX for services and activities related to the Laredo Processing Center
(http://www.cca.com/facilities/laredo-processing-center) I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. the requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage. In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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 C.D. Lipton
The City of Laredo strictly adheres to the provisions of the Texas Public Information Act, Texas Government Code Ch. 55, the interpretative opinions of the Texas Attorney General and the courts. Accordingly, attached please find the information on file responsive to this request.
If you have any questions or require any additional information, please do not hesitate to contact me at (956) 791-7317.
Respectfully,
City Attorney's Office

From: Beryl Lipton

Hello,

Thank you very much for your help!

Best wishes,
Beryl

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