Employee listing (New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services)

Benjamin Lesser filed this request with the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services of New York .
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From: Benjamin Lesser

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:

A listing of every officer and/or employee of the agency, including name, office address, title and salary.

Per NEW YORK PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW, ARTICLE 6, Section 87(3)(b):

"Each agency shall maintain:
[....]
(b) a record setting forth the name, public office address, title and salary of every officer or employee of the agency."

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. 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.

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Benjamin Lesser

From: OASAS.sm.FOIL

Re: FOIL request received via electronic mail on December 19, 2014

Dear Mr. Lesser:

The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services acknowledges receipt of your FOIL request dated December 19, 2014, seeking:

“A listing of every officer and/or employee of the agency, including name, office address, title and salary

We are performing a diligent search for the records you request. We anticipate responding by January 26, 2015. We will notify you in writing when the disclosable materials are available for release, or if additional time is needed.

If any documents are located that respond to your request, you will be charged $.25 per page for photocopies. If the response to your request will be provided in another media, we will notify you of any charges.

Thank you,
Trishia Allen
Senior Attorney and Records Access Officer
NYS Office of Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Services
(518) 485-2334

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Dec. 19, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: OASAS.sm.FOIL

Dear Mr. Lesser:

This letter responds to your correspondence dated December 19, 2014 which, pursuant to FOIL, requested:

“A listing of every officer and/or employee of the agency, including name, office address, title and salary.”
We have performed a diligent search for the records you request and have located fourteen (14) pages that respond to your FOIL request. The responsive documents are being provided to you electronically, as you requested. They are attached to the email transmitting this letter.
Pursuant to Public Officers Law § 89(4)(a), you have thirty (30) days to take a written appeal of this determination. You may make an appeal by writing: General Counsel, New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, 1450 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203-3526.

Thank you,

Trishia Allen
Senior Attorney and Records Access Officer
NYS Office of Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Services
(518) 485-2334

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