|Submitted||Dec. 18, 2014|
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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 copy of the current list by subject matter, of all records in the possession of the agency.
Per NEW YORK PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW, ARTICLE 6, Section 87(3):
"Each agency shall maintain:
(c) a reasonably detailed current list by subject matter, of all records in the possession of the agency, whether or not available under this article. Each agency shall update its subject matter list annually, and the date of the most recent update shall be conspicuously indicated on the list."
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.
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Dec. 18, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.
Thank you for your help.
Dear Mr. Lesser:
In response to your Freedom of Information Law request to obtain a copy of the Metro-North's Subject Matter List, we refer you to Metro-North's Subject Matter List located on the MTA Website at http://web.mta.info/mta/foil/mnr.html. This completes Metro-North's response to your request.
Records Access Officer
Metro-North Commuter Railroad
347 Madison Avenue
New York, New York 10017
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