FOIL request log (City of Niagara Falls Office of the Mayor)

Benjamin Lesser filed this request with the City of Niagara Falls Office of the Mayor of Niagara Falls, NY.


From: Benjamin Lesser

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:

A log of all requests for agency records under the Freedom of Information Law received over the past three years, or as far back as such records are maintained.

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.


Benjamin Lesser

From: Nadine Wasson

----- Forwarded by Nadine Wasson/CLK/NiagaraFalls on 02/02/2015 11:19 AM

Good Morning:
I have an answer to your FOIL requests.
For the one asking for a copy of the current list by subject matter, there
is no such list.
For the one about a copy of the rules, regulations & policies for access
to agency records, we refer to the
Public Officers Law @ http://www/
For the one asking for a log of all requests for agency records I have for
the last 2 years. It is 36 pages @ $.25 per page for a total of $9.00.
This can be paid for with a Company Check, payable to the City Clerk.
The check can be mailed to: City Clerk, 746 Main Street, Niagara Falls,
NY 14301
As soon as I receive this, I will mail you the response.
If you have any questions, please call me at 1-716-286-4390
Thank You,
Nadine Wasson

From: MuckRock

City Clerk
746 Main Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14301

February 2, 2015

To Whom It May Concern:

Per the attached email from Nadine Wasson, enclosed please find a check for $9.00 as payment for the FOIL request for the FOIL logs of the Office of the Mayor.

Please send responsive documents by email to (preferred), or by postal mail to:

Dept MR14694
PO Box 55819
Boston, MA 02205-5819

Thank you.

From: City of Niagara Falls Office of the Mayor

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.

From: City of Niagara Falls Office of the Mayor

A copy of documents responsive to the request.


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Jan. 21, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.