Any and all notes of the Public Records Division: Stenographic Record

Don Warner Saklad filed this request with the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Public Records Division of Massachusetts.
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From: Don Warner Saklad

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, ยง10, I hereby request the following records:

Any and all notes of the Public Records Division of the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts regarding the Stenographic Record of the Public Meeting of Boston City Council and the additional file needed to interpret .sgstn StenoGraph StenoNote.

The Contract relates that the files are property of the City of Boston.

Article 2.3 Contract for Stenographic Services Form CM11
City Of Boston Standard Contract General Conditions
Article 2 -- Performance:
2.3 City is entitled to ownership and possession of all deliverables purchased or developed with Contract funds.

All work papers, reports, questionnaires and other written materials prepared or collected by the Contractor in the course of completing the work to be performed under this Contract shall at all times be the exclusive property of the City.

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 fees cannot be waived, 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.


Don Warner Saklad

From: Rastellini, Patricia (SEC)

Dear Mr. Saklad,

There are no notes. If you would like copies of your previously filed appeals with the City of Boston, please let us know.



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