NYC private prison divestment documents

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Office of the Comptroller of New York City of New York City, NY.
Est. Completion Aug. 8, 2017
Status
Partially Completed

Communications

From: Beryl Lipton

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:

Any and all materials, reports, filings, or related materials regarding the recent divestment of New York City from stocks and bonds related to the for-profit prison industry. Please provide all available files regarding previous holdings for GEO Group, Corrections Corporation of America, G4S, or related subsidiaries. Please also provide any related communications with management entities regarding the purchase and sale of these holdings, as well as projection reports referencing the impact of the sales.

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,

Beryl C.D. Lipton

From: Foil

Dear Beryl C. D. Lipton:

This letter is in reference to your Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request, which we received on 6.13.17, for records pertaining to:

Any and all materials, reports, filings, or related materials regarding the recent divestment of New York City from stocks and bonds related to the for-profit prison industry. Please provide all available files regarding previous holdings for GEO Group, Corrections Corporation of America, G4S, or related subsidiaries. Please also provide any related communications with management entities regarding the purchase and sale of these holdings, as well as projection reports referencing the impact of the sales.

We anticipate completing our response to your request on or about JULY 20TH 2017.

If you have any questions regarding your request, please send an email to our FOIL Officer at foil@comptroller.nyc.gov<mailto:foil@comptroller.nyc.gov>.

Sincerely,
NYC Comptroller’s Office FOIL Unit

From: Foil

Dear Beryl C. D. Lipton:

This letter is in reference to your Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request, which we received on 6.13.17, for records pertaining to:

Any and all materials, reports, filings, or related materials regarding the recent divestment of New York City from stocks and bonds related to the for-profit prison industry. Please provide all available files regarding previous holdings for GEO Group, Corrections Corporation of America, G4S, or related subsidiaries. Please also provide any related communications with management entities regarding the purchase and sale of these holdings, as well as projection reports referencing the impact of the sales.
In our email on June 20th 2017, we advised you that we anticipated responding to your request on or about July 20th 2017. However, due to the volume of records responsive to your FOIL request, we are still in the process of reviewing records and now anticipate a response on or about August 8, 2017.

If you have any questions regarding your request, please send an email to our FOIL Officer at foil@comptroller.nyc.gov<mailto:foil@comptroller.nyc.gov>.

Sincerely,
FOIL UNIT

From: Beryl Lipton

Hi there,

Thank you so much for the update. I really appreciate you keeping me posted, and I'll look forward to hearing from you again.

Best wishes,
Beryl

From: Foil

Dear Beryl C. D. Lipton:

This letter is in reference to your Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request, which we received on 6.13.17, for records pertaining to:

Any and all materials, reports, filings, or related materials regarding the recent divestment of New York City from stocks and bonds related to the for-profit prison industry. Please provide all available files regarding previous holdings for GEO Group, Corrections Corporation of America, G4S, or related subsidiaries. Please also provide any related communications with management entities regarding the purchase and sale of these holdings, as well as projection reports referencing the impact of the sales.

We have determined that, given the volume of electronic documents you have requested, they will need to be copied onto a flash drive at a cost of $5.00.

In order to enable us to complete your request, please send a check for $5.00 payable to “NYC Comptroller” and mail it to:

New York City Comptroller’s Office
Attn: FOIL RECORDS ACCESS OFFICER
Office of General Counsel (Suite 602)
1 Centre Street
New York, NY 10007

Once we receive your payment the documents will be mailed to you.

If you have any questions regarding your request, please send an email to our FOIL Officer at foil@comptroller.nyc.gov<mailto:foil@comptroller.nyc.gov>.​

Pursuant to N.Y.S. Public Officers Law § 89(4), you have the right to appeal this determination. Appeals must be submitted in writing within 30 days of receipt of this letter and can be directed to:

FOIL Appeals Officer
New York City Comptroller’s Office
Office of the General Counsel
One Centre Street, Suite 602
New York, NY 10007

Sincerely,
NYC Comptroller’s Office FOIL Unit

From: MuckRock

New York City Comptroller’s Office
Attn: FOIL RECORDS ACCESS OFFICER
Office of General Counsel (Suite 602)
1 Centre Street
New York, NY 10007

To Whom It May Concern:

Please find enclosed a check for $5.00 to satisfy the fee associated with the attached public records request.

Thank you.

From: Office of the Comptroller of New York City

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: MuckRock

Hi there,

Thank you so much for all of your help on this request. Before it is closed out, I am hoping that you might be able to resend any materials that may have existed in the following folders:

Public Fixed Income
Lipton FOIL Production
Alternative Credit

Unfortunately, it appears that they were empty. I'd very much appreciate having those materials resent.

Thanks so much for your time and help.

Best wishes,
Beryl

From: Foil

Hi

Are there subfolders with in the folders that you have listed below?

Files