|Submitted||Aug. 7, 2018|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Tennessee Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:
- A copy of any and all contracts (including associated amendments and exhibits) awarded to Pepsi, Coca-Cola, or any subdivision thereof, for the provision of beverages or other goods in any facilities under the purview of this organization, including all activities and buildings associated with athletics, sports, dining services, or otherwise. If this agency does not have a contract with either of the named companies, please provide the equivalent agreement with the currently employed company.
- If the contract(s) was cancelled, any and all materials related to its cancellation.
- If the contract was cancelled, the statement from the university about cancellation.
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 7 business days, as the statute requires.
This is in response to your fax that we received.
Our Tennessee public records statute, Tenn. Code Ann. § 10-7-503, limits access to public records to Tennessee citizens. The relevant language reads: "All state, county and municipal records, shall at all times during business hours...be open for personal inspection by any citizen of Tennessee..." Id. At subsec. (2)(a). If you are a resident of the state of Tennessee please forward me a copy of a valid Tennessee driver's license. Once we receive confirmation of Tennessee residency, we will process your request. If you are not a resident, we are unable to comply with your request.
Also, all request for open records should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>.
Legal Assistant | Office of Legal Counsel
The University of Memphis
201 Administration Building
Memphis, TN 38152<http://www.memphis.edu/emailsignatures/emailsignaturepc.php>
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Tennessee Public Records Act request, copied below, and originally submitted on August 7, 2018. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is n