Email and Sign requests (Department of Transportation)

Daralyn Heywood filed this request with the Department of Transportation of Massachusetts.
Tracking #

R000264-062421

Multi Request Email and Sign requests
Due July 7, 2021
Est. Completion June 24, 2021
Status
Awaiting Response

Communications

From: Daralyn Heywood

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

I request work order documents for all signs made for the South Yarmouth State Police Barracks from January 2016 to February 2016.
I request emails between Sign Shop Supervisor Andrea Lomas, (Lomas, Andrea (DOT) {andrea.lomas@dot.state.ma.us]) and Lt Charles Atchinson (Atchison III, Charles (POL) (charles.atchison.iii@MassMail.State.MA.US]) from January 2016 to February 2016 in which the signs are particularly described.

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 MuckRock.com, 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 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 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Daralyn Heywood

From: Department of Transportation

Dear Daralyn Heywood, Your public records request has been entered and given the case number R000264-062421 for tracking purposes. To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

I request work order documents for all signs made for the South Yarmouth State Police Barracks from January 2016 to February 2016.
I request emails between Sign Shop Supervisor Andrea Lomas, (Lomas, Andrea (DOT) {andrea.lomas@dot.state.ma.us]) and Lt Charles Atchinson (Atchison III, Charles (POL) (charles.atchison.iii@MassMail.State.MA.US]) from January 2016 to February 2016 in which the signs are particularly described.

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 MuckRock.com, 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 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 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Daralyn Heywood

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From: Department of Transportation

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June 25, 2021
Daralyn Heywood MuckRock News DEPT MR 114469 Somerville, MA 02144-2516
Re: Public Records Request for “To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

I request work order documents for all signs made for the South Yarmouth State Police Barracks from January 2016 to February 2016.
I request emails between Sign Shop Supervisor Andrea Lomas, (Lomas, Andrea (DOT) {andrea.lomas@dot.state.ma.us]) and Lt Charles Atchinson (Atchison III, Charles (POL) (charles.atchison.iii@MassMail.State.MA.US]) from January 2016 to February 2016 in which the signs are particularly described.

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 MuckRock.com, 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 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 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Daralyn Heywood

Upload documents directly: https://https://www.muckrock.comhttps://www.muckrock.com/ Our Case No.: R000264-062421
Dear Mr. Heywood,
The MBTA is in receipt of your request for public records dated June 24, 2021 regarding the above-referenced matter; this request was received by our Records Access Officer on June 24, 2021.
Upon inquiry, I am advised that the MBTA does not have possession, custody or control of the requested records. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation, however, may be the correct agency for this request; we have forwarded this request to them for a response. You should expect a confirmation from their office in the next several business days.
Accordingly, we are closing our file.
Sincerely, Julie Ciollo
Assistant General Counsel/
Records Access Officer

From: Daralyn Heywood

why is a follow up scheduled for 2 months? this request should have gone to the Dept of Transportation ( MA DOT) as I requested, not the MBTA. Please advise.
daralyn heywood

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