Fire Department Budgets Since 2015

Alejandro Ramirez filed this request with the Department of Budget and Finance of Lawrence, MA.

It is a clone of this request.



From: Alejandro Ramirez

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

The fire department budgets/appropriations for the City of Lawrence between 2015 and the present.

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

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

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 10 business days, as the statute requires.


Alejandro Ramirez

From: Department of Budget and Finance

Mr. Ramirez:

The City of Lawrence website contains the city's operating budgets from FY2009 to FY2019. The fire department's detailed budget/appropriation is included.

Here's the link to the city's website:

Mark J. Ianello, CPA
Finance Director
City of Lawrence
200 Common Street, Room 301
Lawrence, MA 01840
Phone (978) 620-3071 || Cell (978) 273-8412
Fax (978) 722-9120<>
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From: Alejandro Ramirez


Thanks so much for your help with this request! I really appreciate it.

Alejandro Ramirez