|Multi Request||Cannabis or marijuana related internal memos|
|Submitted||Sept. 4, 2019|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the California Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:
All internal memos related to Cannabis or Marijuana and specifically related to planning and permitting of businesses including building permits and building inspection services in the City of Long Beach.
All emails that discuss Cannabis or Marijuana as it relates to planning and permitting of businesses in the City of Long Beach.
All meeting minutes from internal meetings (non-public meetings and hearings) as it relates to planning and permitting of Cannabis or Marijuana related businesses including building permits and building inspection services in the City of Long Beach.
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 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.
Dear Concerned Citizen:
Thank you for submitting a request for public records to the City of Long Beach. Pursuant to California Government Code § 6253, staff will review your request and respond within 10 days to notify you if there are responsive records, or if an extension is necessary to determine if responsive records exist.
If your request was received after business hours or on a weekend or holiday, the next business day will be considered the date of receipt. The 10-day response period starts with the first calendar day after the date of receipt (Ca. Civ. Code, § 10.).
You may be contacted by a City staff member if there are questions regarding your request.
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RE: Public Records Request Reference Number: C005220-090419
Thank you for submitting your request for public records. After reviewing your request, we have determined that additional or more detailed information is needed to appropriately search for records. As currently worded, the amount and/or scope of information that you are requesting is unreasonable for the City to produce, given that the City of Long Beach currently has over 600 active and/or pending cannabis businesses at various stages of review. Please narrow the scope of the information that you are requesting.
While the Public Records Act (PRA) provides members of the public with access to public records, it is not unlimited in its scope. California courts have acknowledged that members of the public may request documents from municipalities pursuant to the PRA even if they are unable to precisely identify the documents sought, but the request must still reasonably describe the information contained in the records sought such that the municipality can locate the records with “reasonable effort”. [Cal. First Amend. Coalition v. Superior Court (1998) 67 Cal.App.4th 159.]
The request must be focused and specific [Rogers v. Superior Court (1993) 19 Cal.App.4th 469.] and clear enough so that the agency can decipher what record or records are being sought. Moreover, the City is not required by law to create a record or list from an existing record.
The City will wait for your response before proceeding with this request. If we do not hear back from you within 10 calendar days, the PRA request will be closed.
Thank you for contacting the City of Long Beach. If you have any questions, please contact the Records Coordinator Office at (562) 570-6711.
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RE: Public Records Request Reference Number: C005220-090419) On September 12, 2019, we reached out to you to attempt to get clarification regarding your request in order to proceed with processing your request for public records. We indicated that we would wait for your response before proceeding with this request. and that if we did not not hear back from you within 10 calendar days, the PRA request will be closed. Ten calendar days have now passed without a response. PRA Request #C000 845-030918 is now closed. If you have any questions, please contact the Records Coordinator Office at (562) 570-6711. Sincerely, Andrew Vialpando
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To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following California Public Records Act request, copied below, and originally submitted on Sept. 4, 2019. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response. You had assigned it reference number #C005220-090419.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.
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