University of Buffalo(M) Basketball at Belfast Classic 2018 Tournament

Brian Ratzliff filed this request with the State University of New York at Buffalo of New York.

It is a clone of this request.

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From: Brian Ratzliff

To Whom It May Concern:

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

A copy of the contract signed on behalf of the University of Buffalo Men's Basketball team to attend the 2018 Belfast Classic Basketball Tournament held November 29th, 30th and December 1st 2018 in Belfast, Ireland.

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.


Brian Ratzliff

From: State University of New York at Buffalo

Sent on behalf of Brian T. Hines, Records Access Officer

Mr. Ratzliff,

Please be advised that I am in receipt of your Freedom of Information Law (F.O.I.L.) request dated January 21, 2019.

I am currently determining the availability and accessibility of the requested document(s) and I expect to be in further contact with you within twenty business days. If you wish to make further inquiry regarding this particular FOIL request, please reference File Number 19-003.


Brian T. Hines


Michele Murphy
Policy and Operational Excellence
University at Buffalo

From: State University of New York at Buffalo

Mr. Ratzliff,

Pursuant to your request, under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law, Article 6 of the Public Officers Law, a disclosable document responsive to your request is attached. Redactions have been made per section ยง87(2)(d) of the FOIL statute, "an agency may deny access to records, or portions thereof, which are trade secrets or are submitted to an agency by a commercial enterprise or derived from information obtained from a commercial enterprise and which if disclosed would cause substantial injury to the competitive position of the subject enterprise."

Should you wish to appeal this decision, you must do so in writing, within 30 days of your receipt of this letter. Appeals must be addressed to:

Hank Bennett
FOIL Appeals Officer
SUNY System Administration
353 Broadway, SUNY Plaza
Albany, NY 12246


Brian T. Hines
Records Access Officer
University at Buffalo
120 Crofts Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260