Payroll and employee list (Queens Borough President)

Conor Skelding filed this request with the Queens Borough President's Office of New York City, NY.


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:

The payroll of the borough president's office, as of the date when this request is processed.

Records requested include names of each employee in the office, and each employee's title and salary.

Records requested include the above information on full-time employees, part-time employees, and independent contractors or freelancers.

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.


Conor Skelding

From: Elisa Velazquez

To Whom it May Concern:

The Queens Borough President's Office ("QBPO") is in receipt of your Freedom of Information Law ("FOIL") request dated July 3, 2014 regarding employee salary and title information. Please be advised that the QBPO is in the process of gathering documents responsive to your request and estimate to be able to provide the same in two (2) weeks. We will provide the documentation electronically to this email address. Please feel free to call me with any questions.

Elisa Velazquez, Counsel
Queens Borough President Melinda Katz's Office
120-55 Queens Boulevard
Kew Gardens, New York 11424

From: Conor Skelding

Dear Ms. Velazquez,

Do you still anticipate being able to provide this information by today?

Thank you for your help,

Conor Skelding

From: Elisa Velazquez

Hi there...will not be able to get it to you apologies. By COB Wednesday...thanks.

From: Conor Skelding

No worries. Thank you for the update.

Conor Skelding

From: Elisa Velazquez

Hello.  Attached please find the information you requested in response to your July 3, 2014 FOIL request.  If you have any question, please feel free to call me.  Thanks. Elisa Velazquez, Counsel Queens Borough President Melinda Katz’s Office 120-55 Queens Boulevard Kew Gardens, New York 11424 718-286-2880
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