NYC DNC application (Mayor's Office)

Conor Skelding filed this request with the Office of the Mayor of New York City, NY.
Tracking # 2014-0193
Status
Rejected

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From: Conor Skelding

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:

-- New York City's application to host the Democratic National Committee's national convention in 2016.

That the city applied to host the convention is published online here: brooklyn.ny1.com/content/politics/ny1_political_itch/211757/ny1-itch--mayor-de-blasio-s-secret-party-in-brooklyn/

In order to have this request fulfilled in a timely matter, I am willing to limit my request to clearly releasable portions of the requested documents. I reserve the right, however, to submit a new request if I am not satisfied with your response.

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,

Conor Skelding

From: e-FOIL

Request ID: 2014-0193
Dear Conor Skelding:
This email is to acknowledge receipt of your request pursuant to the Freedom of Information Law received on 7/8/2014 3:15:49 PM, for the following records:
"I hereby request the following records:

-- New York City's application to host the Democratic National Committee's national convention in 2016.

That the city applied to host the convention is published online here: brooklyn.ny1.com/content/politics/ny1_political_itch/211757/ny1-itch--mayor-de-blasio-s-secret-party-in-brooklyn/"
Please note that although the Mayor’s Office receives a significant volume of FOIL requests, the Mayor’s Office strives to respond to all FOIL requests in a timely manner in the order in which they are received. Upon receiving a FOIL request, the Mayor’s Office endeavors to identify records responsive to your request. The time required to perform this search typically depends on the breadth of records requested. If records are identified that are potentially responsive, the Mayor’s Office must review those records to determine if any are not subject to disclosure under FOIL. For more information about what records are and are not subject to disclosure under FOIL, please see:
http://www.dos.ny.gov/coog/foil2.html (http://www.dos.ny.gov/coog/foil2.html)
We are currently investigating your request. We will provide an estimate of when we will be able to make a determination once we assess the scope of the request. Please make a note that to check the status of your request in the future, it has been assigned tracking number 2014-0193.
Sincerely,
Ian Bassin
Deputy Counsel to the Mayor
Records Access Officer

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 July 8, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #2014-0193.

Thank you for your help.

From: Conor Skelding

Dear Mr. Bassin,

There's no date on your acknowledgement, and it's been nearly a month. Could you please update me on the status of this request?

Sincerely,
Conor Skelding

From: e-FOIL

Dear Mr./Ms. Skelding,
This email is to update you on your FOIL request submitted on 07/08/2014 for:
“I hereby request the following records:

-- New York City's application to host the Democratic National Committee's national convention in 2016.

That the city applied to host the convention is published online here: brooklyn.ny1.com/content/politics/ny1_political_itch/211757/ny1-itch--mayor-de-blasio-s-secret-party-in-brooklyn/"
We have reviewed your request and estimate that we will be able to provide a determination on or before 11/07/2014.
Please note that although the Mayor’s Office receives a significant volume of FOIL requests, the Mayor’s Office strives to respond to all FOIL requests in a timely manner in the order in which they are received and we thank you for your patience.
Sincerely,
The Office of the Mayor

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 July 8, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #2014-0193.

Thank you for your help.

From: Gopal, Kiren

Dear Mr. Skelding:

Please see attached for a response to your FOIL request.

Sincerely,

Kiren Gopal
Special Advisor to the Counsel
Records Access Officer

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