Communication Services Contract (Passaic County Sheriff)

Augie Torres filed this request with the Passaic County Sheriff of Passaic County, NJ.
Tracking #

R002452-031518

Multi Request Communication Services Contract
Status
Completed

Communications

From: Augie Torres

To Whom It May Concern:

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

A copy of the current contract between the County and the current vendor for inmate communication services at the County Correctional / Detention Facility. This may encompass telecommunication, kiosk, and mobile tablet services. I am requesting that the information provided contain the term and expiration date of the current contract (including any optional contract extensions), as well as the current telecommunications provider and the services currently being provided pursuant to the agreement.

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,

Augie Torres

From: Passaic County Sheriff

Dear Augie ,
Thank you for your interest in public records of the County of Passaic. Your request has been received and is being processed in accordance with the Open Public Records Act (OPRA). Your request was received in this office on 3/15/2018 and given the reference number R002452-031518 for tracking purposes.
Records Requested: To Whom It May Concern:Pursuant to the New Jersey Open Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:A copy of the current contract between the County and the current vendor for inmate communication services at the County Correctional / Detention Facility. This may encompass telecommunication, kiosk, and mobile tablet services. I am requesting that the information provided contain the term and expiration date of the current contract (including any optional contract extensions), as well as the current telecommunications provider and the services currently being provided pursuant to the agreement.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,Augie Torres
Your request will be forwarded to the relevant County of Passaic department(s) to locate the information you seek and to determine the volume and any costs associated with satisfying your request. You will be contacted about the availability and/or provided with copies of the records in question.  PLEASE NOTE: The State of NJ Open Public Records Act does not require a governmental body to create new information, to do legal research, or to answer questions. You can monitor the progress of your request at the link below and you'll receive an email when your request has been completed.
County of Passaic, NJ
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From: Passaic County Sheriff

Dear Augie Torres,
Thank you for registering with Passaic County New Jersey Open Public Records Center, an online, public portal. Below you will find your portal login and password information . Login:  requests@muckrock.com Password: rOv->jD{eZ*d
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 Passaic County OPRA Center and then "My OPRA Request Center" to update any contact or password information on your account and to view your request. (https://passaiccountynj.mycusthelp.com/WEBAPP/_rs/supporthome.aspx)
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From: Passaic County Sheriff

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RE: OPEN PUBLIC RECORDS ACT REQUEST of March 15, 2018, Reference # R002452-031518
Dear Ms. Torres,
The County of Passaic (“County”) received a request for government records from you on March 15, 2018. Specifically, you requested the following:
“To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the New Jersey Open Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:
A copy of the current contract between the County and the current vendor for inmate communication services at the County Correctional / Detention Facility. This may encompass telecommunication, kiosk, and mobile tablet services. I am requesting that the information provided contain the term and expiration date of the current contract (including any optional contract extensions), as well as the current telecommunications provider and the services currently being provided pursuant to the agreement.
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,
Augie Torres”

The County has reviewed its files and has located responsive records to your request. Please log in to the Passaic County Open Public Records Center at the following link to retrieve the government records. (https://passaiccountynj.mycusthelp.com/WEBAPP/_rs/supporthome.aspx) Open Public Records Request - R002452-031518 (https://passaiccountynj.mycusthelp.com/WEBAPP/_rs/RequestEdit.aspx?rid=1706&coid=)
This response does not waive or limit any other rights afforded to the County under OPRA. All rights afforded under OPRA are expressly reserved. OPRA No. R002452-031518 is now closed. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact my office at (973) 881-4405.
Sincerely,
Matthew P. Jordan, Esq.
Custodian of Records To monitor the progress or update this request please log into the
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