|Submitted||Dec. 4, 2018|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act., I hereby request the following records:
· A copy of the bid submitted in response to Amazon's request for proposals for the site of its second headquarters, any contracts with third-party providers for services rendered regarding the Amazon HQ2 bid, and any marketing budgets regarding Amazon-related expenditures from September 1, 2017 to the date this request is received.
Please provide records on a rolling basis, and reach me at 617-299-1832 if you have any questions.
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.
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411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516
RE: Freedom of Information Request - Community Development: Copy of bid submitted in response to Amazons request for proposals for site of its second headquarters, any contracts with 3rd party providers for services rendered regarding the Amazon HQ2 bid, and any marketing budgets regarding amazon related expenditures from 9/1 2017 to date. Please provide records on rolling basis.
Dear Paxtyn Merten:
On 12/5/2018 9:40:06 AM the Village of Oak Brook received your written request for inspection, copying, or certification of the Village public records described above. All requested information Village of Oak Brook retains has been attached. There are no additional records to provide on a rolling basis as requested.
1. Decision on Request
X Your request is approved in its entirety.
___ Your request is approved in part and denied in part. Those records for which your request is denied are identified in Section 5 below.
___ Your request is hereby denied in its entirety. Those records for which your request is denied are identified in Section 5 below.
2. Availability of Records
Subject to payment of any required fees or postage pursuant to the sections below, all of the public records for which your request is approved will be made available as follows. (See Section 5 for the public records for which your request is denied.)
Copies of the following public records will be:
___ Made available for your inspection at the Village Hall as indicated in Section 3 below.
___ Made available for pick up by you at the Village Hall as indicated in Section 3 below.
___ Mailed to you at the address you provided in your request.
__x_ Sent to you via email at the email address you provided in your request.
3. Appointment for Inspection or Pick‑up
___ The Records are available for inspection or pick‑up at Village Hall. You must call the FOIA Officer at _________________ to schedule an appointment for inspection or pick up of the records.
If you have not made an appointment to inspect or pick up the specified records within five Business Days after the date of this Notice, then the records will be re-filed.
___ Pursuant to Sections 2(c-10) and 3.1 of the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, the Village has determined that your request is made for commercial purposes, or the Village has determined that you are a recurrent requester pursuant to Sections 2(g) and 3.2 of the Act. The records therefore will be available for inspection or pick-up on or after ________________, 20___ (the “Availability Date”). If you do not make an appointment to inspect or pick up the records on or before the fifth Business Day after the Availability Date, then the records will be re-filed.
4. Mailing of Records
___ Your request to have the records mailed to you has been denied because you have not shown that it would be unduly burdensome for you to arrange to pick up the records.
___ Your request to have the Village mail the specified records to you has been approved. However, before the Village will mail the specified records, you must pay the balance, if any, and the following additional amount to cover the cost of postage: $________________.
Notice of Right to Review by Illinois Attorney General. You have the right to file a request for review of your request and this Notice of Denial by the Public Access Counselor of the Office of the Illinois Attorney General. The Public Access Counselor may be contacted at 500 South 2nd Street, Springfield, Illinois 62706, or by telephone at (217) 558-0486.
Notice of Right to Judicial Review. Under Section 11 of the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, 5 ILCS 140/11, you have the right to seek judicial review of this denial. The Village cannot advise or represent you in this matter. You should consult your own legal counsel.
Deputy FOIA Officer
Village of Oak Brook
1200 Oak Brook Rd. Oak Brook, IL 60523
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