Pepsi (Rutgers)

Carolyn Komatsoulis filed this request with the Rutgers University of Newark, NJ.
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R004419-072518

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From: Carolyn Komatsoulis

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New Jersey Open Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

For any and all contracts awarded to Pepsi and Coca-Cola from 1994 through the present, reported on in the media: (https://www.nj.com/education/2016/07/rutgers_dumps_pepsi_brings_coke_back_to_campus.html)

- A copy of the contract
-Any and all invoices related to the contract
-Copies of all bids for the contracts

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.

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 7 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Carolyn Komatsoulis

From:

Thanks for contacting Rutgers University Ethics and Compliance. If you wish to make an Open Public Records Act request, we advise you to visit our online public portal to ensure that your request is processed: http://records.rutgers.edu

To receive the most timely response to your records requests, please submit your requests online via: http://records.rutgers.edu<http://records.rutgers.edu/> on the Rutgers University Open Public Records Center<https://rutgers.mycusthelp.com/WEBAPP/_rs/(S(njwnh45uyp4windixmseo4rp))/supporthome.aspx> public portal. We will continue to process requests received via email, however for the quickest response, we advise you submit directly online.

You can find further information at http://uec.rutgers.edu<http://uec.rutgers.edu/>

Please note the University is closed from December 25, 2017, and reopens January 2, 2018.

For further information, please feel free to call or email the University OPRA Custodian directly: 973.972.1887 or email caseywoo@uec.rutgers.edu

Casey Woods
Interim OPRA Custodian
University Ethics & Compliance
NEW EMAIL: caseywoo@uec.rutgers.edu<mailto:caseywoo@uec.rutgers.edu>
973.972.1887

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From: Rutgers University

Dear Komatsoulis:
Thank you for submitting your request for government records of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Your request has been received and is being processed in accordance with the New Jersey Open Public Records Act (OPRA), NJSA 47:1 et seq. Your request was received through the online, public portal Rutgers University Open Public Records Center of this office on 7/25/2018 and (https://rutgers.mycusthelp.com/WEBAPP/_rs/SupportHome.aspx) given the reference number R004419-072518.

Your request will be forwarded to the Office of the Custodian of Records for review and processing, including determining the volume of responsive documents and any potential costs associated with satisfying your request. Please note, the N.J. Open Public Records Act does not require the University to create new documents, to conduct research, or to answer questions for information.

Records Requested: For any and all contracts awarded to Pepsi and Coca-Cola from 1994 through the present, reported on in the media: (https://www.nj.com/education/2016/07/rutgers_dumps_pepsi_brings_coke_back_to_campus.html)- A copy of the contract-Any and all invoices related to the contract-Copies of all bids for the contracts
The Office of the Custodian of Records uses the Rutgers University Open Public Records Center to communicate with you, respond to and track all open public records requests.  If you have submitted your request electronically through Rutgers Open Public Records Center portal, you have already been required to create an account. (https://rutgers.mycusthelp.com/WEBAPP/_rs/SupportHome.aspx)

To access your account and view your request:

1.Go to: 2. Select/open  "My Records Center" Rutgers University Open Public Records Center. (https://rutgers.mycusthelp.com/WEBAPP/_rs/SupportHome.aspx) 3. Enter your email and password as provided in your previously received Welcome Letter.

You can monitor your request through the Rutgers University Open Public Records Center at "My Request Center." (https://rutgers.mycusthelp.com/WEBAPP/_rs/SupportHome.aspx)
Thank you and if you have questions, you  may contact the OPRA Administrator at (973) 972-1981.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
University Custodian of Records
Office of Enterprise Risk Management, Ethics and Compliance
65 Bergen Street, Ste. 1346
Newark, New Jersey 07101-1709
Phone: (973) 972-1981
Fax: (973) 972-2396

From: Rutgers University

Dear Carolyn Komatsoulis,
Thank you for registering with Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Open Public Records Center, an online, public portal. Below you will find your portal login and password information . Login:  requests@muckrock.com If you have never used this system or cannot remember your password, you may request a Temporary Password (https://rutgers.mycusthelp.com/WEBAPP/_rs/forgotpassword.aspx)
If you are a first time user and did not submit your request through the public portal but are receiving this e-mail, an account has been created for you with the login and password listed above. At this account you can access, track and receive any documents in response to your request.
Please log in to the Rutgers University Open Public Records Center and then "My Request Center" to update any contact or password information on your account and to view your request. (https://rutgers.mycusthelp.com/WEBAPP/_rs/SupportHome.aspx)

The University Custodian of Records will contact you if there are questions regarding your request or provide you a response. If you have questions, you may contact the OPRA Administrator at 973.972.1887.

Thank you again for registering with the Rutgers University Open Public Records Center.
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From: Rutgers University

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Reference: Rutgers Open Public Records Request # R004419-072518

Dear Komatsoulis,
Please accept this letter as the University Custodian of Records response to your request for records pursuant to the Open Public Records Act (“OPRA”).

From: Rutgers University

Attachments:
Coca-Cola_Contract.pdf (https://rutgers.mycusthelp.com/WEBAPP/_rs/DownloadItemFile.aspx?iid=F0jCvH9mcrc=&fid=CIb2DIACkPatTZlQl4Kd7ZW1x8EZjYD7fEG9eULQO6c=&cid=RmMjkxk4cWs=)
Rutgers_Pepsi_Agreement_REDACTED.pdf (https://rutgers.mycusthelp.com/WEBAPP/_rs/DownloadItemFile.aspx?iid=F0jCvH9mcrc=&fid=CIb2DIACkPatTZlQl4Kd7ZW1x8EZjYD775sTAEe9/NY=&cid=RmMjkxk4cWs=)
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Reference: Rutgers Open Public Records Request, # R004419-072518
Dear Komatsoulis,
Please accept this letter as the University Custodian of Records response to your request for records pursuant to the Open Public Records Act (“OPRA”).

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