Emergency Management Agency PPE bids and procedures (Mississippi Emergency Management Agency)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency of Mississippi .
Multi Request Emergency Management Agency PPE bids and procedures
Due April 16, 2020
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: Beryl Lipton


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Mississippi Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

• The current procedure for procuring personal protective equipment (PPE) on behalf of agencies and entities within the jurisdiction of this office. If this office manages PPE requests for county, local, or private entities, please also provide any guiding material for soliciting, receiving, organizing, and fulfilling those requests.

• Any bids placed by this agency for the acquisition of PPE for this office or on behalf of any entity within the jurisdiction of this agency.

• Any available spreadsheet or aggregate information related to bids for PPE. Please provide all available segregable data, including but not limited to the source, the quantity, and the success of the bid.

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.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

From: Mississippi Emergency Management Agency

Good Morning,

Thank you for your public records submission. Please see below MEMA’s policy regarding public records request during an activation and State of Emergency:

Timeframes for Responses to Public Records Requests The agency will make all efforts to respond to each request within seven (7) working days as provided by §25-61-5, Mississippi Code of 1972. However, MEMA may not be able to produce all requests for public records within seven (7) working days and will produce within fourteen (14) working days after providing the requester with a written explanation of why production cannot be made within seven (7) days. Further, if the State Emergency Operations Center is activated due to an emergency, whereby all agency personnel will be involved in response and recovery operations, all requests will be handled after the agency has returned to normal operation status.

https://www.msema.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Public-Records-Request-Policy-Form-updated-2.14.2018.pdf<https://nam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.msema.org%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2018%2F10%2FPublic-Records-Request-Policy-Form-updated-2.14.2018.pdf&data=02%7C01%7CEWagster%40ap.org%7C94382d3cc1c84c89043508d7d730493a%7Ce442e1abfd6b4ba3abf3b020eb50df37%7C1%7C1%7C637214474702070830&sdata=DJoQ8PhyBzL%2FONFtu%2B87Dgje1%2FRlmqLwqRLoRWhxueE%3D&reserved=0>

https://www.sos.ms.gov/ACCode/00000136c.pdf

We are currently at a Level 2 Activation.

Thank you,
Malary White

Malary White
Director of External Affairs
Mississippi Emergency Management Agency
mwhite@mema.ms.gov<mailto:mwhite@mema.ms.gov>
O: (601) 933-6841
C: (601) 850-8436
[MEMA-ExecLOGOPlain]

From: Mississippi Emergency Management Agency

Thank you for your public records submission. Please see below MEMA's policy regarding public records request during an activation and State of Emergency:
Timeframes for Responses to Public Records Requests The agency will make all efforts to respond to each request within seven (7) working days as provided by §25-61-5, Mississippi Code of 1972. However, MEMA may not be able to produce all requests for public records within seven (7) working days and will produce within fourteen (14) working days after providing the requester with a written explanation of why production cannot be made within seven (7) days. Further, if the State Emergency Operations Center is activated due to an emergency, whereby all agency personnel will be involved in response and recovery operations, all requests will be handled after the agency has returned to normal operation status.
https://www.msema.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Public-Records-Request-Policy-Form-updated-2.14.2018.pdf

https://www.sos.ms.gov/ACCode/00000136c.pdf

We are currently at a Level 2 Activation.

William W. Dreher III
Senior Attorney
Mississippi Emergency Management Agency
wdreher@mema.ms.gov<mailto:wdreher@mema.ms.gov>
Office: 601-933-6882
Cell: 601-540-6063

From: Mississippi Emergency Management Agency

Good Morning,

Thank you for your public records submission. Please see below MEMA’s policy regarding public records request during an activation and State of Emergency:
Timeframes for Responses to Public Records Requests The agency will make all efforts to respond to each request within seven (7) working days as provided by §25-61-5, Mississippi Code of 1972. However, MEMA may not be able to produce all requests for public records within seven (7) working days and will produce within fourteen (14) working days after providing the requester with a written explanation of why production cannot be made within seven (7) days. Further, if the State Emergency Operations Center is activated due to an emergency, whereby all agency personnel will be involved in response and recovery operations, all requests will be handled after the agency has returned to normal operation status.
https://www.msema.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Public-Records-Request-Policy-Form-updated-2.14.2018.pdf

https://www.sos.ms.gov/ACCode/00000136c.pdf

We are currently at a Level 2 Activation.

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