North Dakota Office of Management and Budget emails re: protests, September 7-18 2016

Christopher Thomas filed this request with the Office of Management and Budget of North Dakota.
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From: Christopher Thomas

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to North Dakota Constitution, Article XI, Section 6, and the North Dakota Open Records Statute, N.D.C.C. § 44-04-18(1), I hereby request the following records:

Any email sent or received by any employee of the Office of Management and Budget between the dates of September 7, 2016 and September 18, 2016 which contains the words "protest" "protests" "protester" or "protesters."

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 would request your response within ten (10) business days.

Sincerely,

Christopher Thomas

From: Sondag, Lori D.

Mr. Thomas,

In regard to your open records request, we are having our information technology department (ITD) search the email server for the 4 words you requested during the timeframe you mentioned. If it takes the ITD longer than 2 hours to complete this task, your fee would be $99 per hour. They have no way of knowing how long it will take them to complete this task.

From: Christopher Thomas

Ms. Sontag,
Please proceed with producing records responsive to this request.

Thank you for your anticpated cooperation in this matter.

Sincerely,
Christopher Thomas

From: -Info-Management & Budget

Attached is the information requested. There will be no charge for the data collection.

September 19, 2016
Office of Management and Budget
600 E Boulevard Ave
Dept 110
Bismarck, ND 58505-0400

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to North Dakota Constitution, Article XI, Section 6, and the North Dakota Open Records Statute, N.D.C.C. § 44-04-18(1), I hereby request the following records:

Any email sent or received by any employee of the Office of Management and Budget between the dates of September 7, 2016 and September 18, 2016 which contains the words "protest" "protests" "protester" or "protesters."

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 would request your response within ten (10) business days.

Sincerely,

Christopher Thomas

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