Mayor Emails

Taylor Amarel Scott filed this request with the Louisville Records Management and Archives of Louisville, KY.

It is a clone of this request.

Due June 13, 2019
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: Taylor Amarel Scott

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Kentucky Open Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

I would like to obtain all emails sent to, from, or copied to Mayor Greg Fischer from January 1, 2019 to June 1, 2019 containing any of the following non-case-sensitive key-strings:

"EB-5" or "Whistleblower"

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 3 business days, as the statute requires.


Taylor Amarel Scott

From: Louisville Records Management and Archives

Good morning,

We have determined that this request is for Commercial Purposes.

This determination was made because on the Muckrock website it mentions that “Filing requests through MuckRock starts at just $20 to file up to four requests<>, which includes advice, postage, follow up, and hosting of the materials in an easy-to-use format.” A Commercial Purposes request is defined, per KRS 61.870(4)(a), as “…the direct or indirect use of any part of a public record or records, in any form, for sale, resale, solicitation, rent, or lease of a service, or any use by which the user expects a profit either through commission, salary, or fee.”

Fees charged by Louisville Metro Government Agencies vary, see below for a breakdown of hourly charges for some of the agencies.

Louisville Fire – $50.36 per hour
APCD – $20.00 per hour
Health – $25.00 per hour
Develop Louisville – $13.97 per hour and up
OMB (Purchasing) - $16.83 per hour

Please complete and return the attached form to our office. The form must be notarized. You can either email it to us or mail it to:
Office of Management and Budget
ATTN: Open Records
611 W. Jefferson Street
Louisville, KY 40202

Once we receive the completed form we will begin to process this request.

Thank you,

Jacinta Scruggs
Open Records Specialist Intake
Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government
Office of Management and Budget
611 W. Jefferson Street
Louisville, KY 40202
Direct Line: 502-574-3576
Fax: 502-588-3121


Thanks, Taylor Amarel .
This serves to acknowledge receipt of your open records request. Please refer to form ID number 11340 when communicating with Louisville Metro Government. You may expect a response within 3 Metro Government working days, at which time you will be notified when records can be made available, if they are identified to exist.

Open Records Request
Requestor Name * Taylor Amarel Scott
Business/Organization Name (If Applicable)
MuckRock News
Are you a media organization? *
Email * (
Address DEPT MR 75030 411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516
United States
Which Metro Government Agency
Do You Think Holds the Record(s)?
Mayor's Office
Is this request for an environmental study? *
Specific Type of Record *
Will this request require a search of Metro Government emails?
Please provide name(s) of employee(s) to whom this search will pertain:
Mayor Greg Fischer
Please provide keywords that should be searched for (consider the subject of your request):
"EB-5" or "Whistleblower"
Will the Record be used for
Commercial Purposes? ( *
Records Timeframe