Amazon HQ2 Bid - Finalist (Los Angeles County Executive Development Corporation)

Paxtyn Merten filed this request with the Los Angeles County Executive Development Corporation of Los Angeles, CA.
Multi Request Amazon HQ2 Bid - Finalist


From: Paxtyn Merten

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

• A copy of the bid submitted by Los Angeles in response to Amazon's request for proposals for the site of its second headquarters — document(s) which would have been sent between September 1, 2017 through January 20, 2018 — and any supplemental materials provided to Amazon at the same time.

Other finalist cities have provided us with the bids they submitted, and they typically look something like this:

Please provide responsive materials on a rolling basis. If you have any questions, you can reach us at 617-299-1832.

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.


Paxtyn Merten

From: Los Angeles County Executive Development Corporation

Thanks, Paxtyn,

LAEDC compiled the LA bid and our organization is a private 501c3 nonprofit and not subject to public records act for this matter. We don't provide that information. Best wishes with your work.

Have a good week,

Lawren Markle

Director of Public Relations


From: Los Angeles County Executive Development Corporation

Hello Paxtyn,

As I indicated in our previous correspondence,

regarding your request for records about the Amazon HQ2 proposal, LAEDC is a private nonprofit 501(c)(3), and not a public entity. Therefore we are not subject to the Public Records Act in this matter. We will not provide these records. Thanks and best wishes.

I will delete further inquiries from you, because you have our response. Thanks for your understanding.
LAEDC Public Relations
T: 213.236.4847