FOIL - BOCES Election Communications (Shenendehowa Central School District)

Jackson Parker filed this request with the Shenendehowa Central School District of New York.

It is a clone of this request.

Multi Request FOIL - BOCES Election Communications
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Communications

From: Jackson Parker

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York Freedom of Information Law, I hereby request the following records:

Any and all documents and communications with BOCES in regards to school board elections for the past 60 days.

Any and all documents and communications with NYSSBA in regards to school board elections for the past 60 days.

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Jackson Parker

From: Shenendehowa Central School District

Dear Mr. Parker,

This is being sent on behalf of Rebecca Carman, Director of Policy &
Community Development and Records Access Officer for Shenendehowa Central
School District.

Please see the attached document in response to your FOIL request emailed
on May 4, 2022.

*Julie Keene*
Office of Policy & Community Development
Shenendehowa Central School District
Tel: (518) 881-0611
Fax: (518) 881-0616
Email: keenjuli@shenschools.org

  • FOIL Request - J. Parker, (initial response letter) 5.4.22

From: Shenendehowa Central School District

Dear Mr. Parker,

This email is being sent on behalf of Rebecca Carman, Director of Policy &
Community Development and Records Access Officer for Shenendehowa Central
School District.

The attached document responds to your request for "Any and all documents
and communications with BOCES in regards to school board elections for the
past 60 days." It has been redacted to remove:
>Interagency and intraagency communications to the extent they are not:
statistical or factual tabulations or data; instructions to staff that
affect the public; or final agency policy or determinations.
>Information specifically exempted from disclosure by New York State Civil
Practice Law and Rules (CPLR) ยง4503.
There are no further documents responsive to this request.

The District has no documents responsive to your request for "Any and all
documents and communications with NYSSBA in regards to school board
elections for the past 60 days."

Pursuant to Board of Education Policy 3310, to the extent, if any, that
your request for records has been denied, you have the right to appeal the
decision to the Board of Education in writing within thirty (30) days of
the denial. The Board has designated Assistant Superintendent Jill Bush as
the Records Access Appeals Officer. Ms. Bush's business address is 5
Chelsea Place, Clifton Park NY 12065, and her business telephone number is
(518) 881-0650.

Julie Keene
Office of Policy & Community Development
Shenendehowa Central School District
Tel: (518) 881-0611
Fax: (518) 881-0616
Email: keenjuli@shenschools.org

From: Jackson Parker

I hereby appeal the denial of access regarding our request, which was rejected via blanket redactions and exclusion of materials on May 24th, 2022 and made on May 4th, 2022 and sent to:

Julie Keene
Office of Policy & Community Development
Shenendehowa Central School District
Tel: (518) 881-0611
Fax: (518) 881-0616
Email: keenjuli@shenschools.org

The records that were denied include:

-Any and all documents and communications with BOCES in regards to school board elections for the past 60 days.
-Any and all documents and communications with NYSSBA in regards to school board elections for the past 60 days.

As required by the Freedom of Information Law, the head or governing body of an agency, or whomever is designated to determine appeals, is required to respond within 10 business days of the receipt of an appeal. If the records are denied on appeal, please explain the reasons for the denial fully in writing as required by law.
In addition, please be advised that the Freedom of Information Law directs that all appeals and the determinations that follow be sent to the Committee on Open Government, Department of State, 41 State Street, Albany, New York 12231.

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