Division of Community Forestry Waivers

Bret Walker filed this request with the City of Louisville of Louisville-Jefferson County, KY.
Multi Request Division of Community Forestry Waivers
Est. Completion None
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Withdrawn

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Thanks, Bret.
This serves to acknowledge receipt of your open records request. Please refer to form ID number 12753 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 * Bret Walker
Are you a media organization? *
No
Email * requests@muckrock.com (mailto:requests@muckrock.com)
Address MuckRock News DEPT MR83505 411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144
United States
Which Metro Government Agency
Do You Think Holds the Record(s)?
Other
Is this request for an environmental study? *
No
Specific Type of Record *
Other
Will this request require a search of Metro Government emails?
I'm not sure
Will the Record be used for Commercial Purposes? (https://louisvilleky.gov/government/management-budget/open-records-commercial-purpose-form) *
No
Preference on Review of Records? *
CSV file via Email (If applicable.)
Describe the specific record or records you wish to examine here or submit attachment with record description below: *

To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Kentucky Open Records Act, I hereby request the following records:
A log of city open records requests received by the City of Louisville between January 1, 2018 and December 31, 2018, including for each request the subject of the request, the requester's name, and the final disposition of the request.
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.
Sincerely,
Bret Walker

From: Bret Walker

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Copies of the waivers granted between January 1, 2019 and June 30, 2019 by the Louisville Metro Division of Community Forestry per ordnance 221, series 2017, section 5(C) allowing exemption from the requirement to replace public trees.

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.

Sincerely,

Bret Walker

From: City of Louisville

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<https://www.muckrock.com/accounts/signup/>, 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.

Metro fee: $25 and up

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.

Stephonn Bunton
Open Records Specialist
Louisville Metro Government
Office of Management and Budget
611 W. Jefferson Street
Louisville, KY 40202
Direct Line: 502-574-8672
Fax: 502-588-3121

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