Subject matter listing (New York State Bridge Authority)

Benjamin Lesser filed this request with the New York State Bridge Authority of New York.


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 copy of the current list by subject matter, of all records in the possession of the agency.


"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, 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.


Benjamin Lesser

From: Bellucci, John

December 18, 2014
Dear Mr. Lesser,

The sample “List of Records and Information Available” from the NYS Bridge Authority is posted on the Authority website at the link below:

The following is the text of the information available:

Sample List of Records and Information Available

Most information typically requested by a FOIL request is available immediately on the NYS Bridge Authority web site. You can use the search bar, call 845-691-7245 or email at A general list of records maintained by the Bridge Authority is below.

FOIL Requests may be sent by email to or mail to: NYSBA – FOIL Request, PO Box 1010, Highland, NY 12528.

The following information and records are posted on the web site –<>:

Customer Information

Passenger & Commercial Toll Rates How to get an E-ZPass

Commercial Vehicle Weight limits Commercial Vehicle Rules & Regulations

Overweight (and Over-width) Permits Escort Policies and Rules

Application for Overweight Permit

General Information

The Rules & Regulations of the NYS Bridge Authority

Information about our Bridges, Tourism and the Surrounding area

Description of the NYS Bridge Authority & Statutory Authority

Mission Statement & Performance Measurements

Board of Commissioners

NYSBA Board Meetings & Schedule Committees of the Board

Meeting Notices and Agendas Webcasting Archive Minutes of Board and Committee Meetings NYSBA BY-LAWS (revised 11/15/12)

Annual and Financial Reports

Annual Capital Improvement Program Annual Budget and Financial Plan Annual Budget Certification Annual Budget Plan Notification

NYSBA Lobbying Contact Policy Investment Policy Guidelines Bond Sale Guidelines Procurement Guidelines

Prompt Payment Guidelines Property Disposal Guidelines

Business Opportunities

Bids, Proposals, Contracts and other Business Opportunities

Contract & Bid requirements and other information The Authority’s Standards for Monitoring and Reporting Contracts NYS Finance Law & Disclosure Guideline Requirements Invitation to Tender (sample) Non-Collusive Bidding Certification (sample)

Bonds Insurance Requirements Labor Notes & Anti-Discrimination

Stormwater & MS4 Management Reports

Stormwater Public Outreach Stormwater Management Reports

General Information

Toll History Current Toll Schedule Traffic History Monthly Traffic/Revenue Passenger/Commercial Revenue Executive & Senior Staff

Media Release Archive Application for Employment

Organization Chart

List of FOIL requests

In addition to the above information and records found on the Authority website, other records that are available include (may require the filing of a FOIL request):

Bridge Authority Policies


Request for Proposals & Bid Documents Equipment Inventories

M/WBE Goal Plans

While most information is readily available to the public, the following records require a FOIL request:

Accident Reports

Bridge Inspection Reports

Facility Plans and Drawings

Property Records

Payroll Records

Bills, Payment Vouchers and Accounting Records

In addition to the list above, additional individual records may be available. Please call 845-691-7245 and we will provide assistance to fulfil your request.
January 2, 2014

I believe this information encompasses the entirety of your request. Please don’t hesitate to contact me directly if you require additional information.

John R. Bellucci
Chief of Staff/Records Access Officer

NYS Bridge Authority
POBox 1010, Highland, NY 12528

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