DNC 2016 Contract with City of Philadelphia

Dustin Slaughter filed this request with the Mayor's Office of Philadelphia, PA.
Tracking # 2015-0181i
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From: Dustin Slaughter

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Pennsylvania Right to Know Act, I hereby request the following records:

A copy of the contract between the 2016 Democratic National Committee and the City of Philadelphia, as referenced in a NBC 10 report on 12 February:

"The final contract between the DNC and Philadelphia was signed Thursday, [Debbie] Wasserman Schultz said." http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Philadelphia-to-Host-2016-Democratic-National-Convention-291649531.html

Please note that as Askew, 65 A.3d 992 found, and which the Office of Open Records has concurred on numerous occasions with prior requests, the aforementioned item and phrasing thereof must be construed in a request's entire context, and your office should find it sufficiently specific.

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.

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.

Sincerely,

Dustin Slaughter

From: Benjamin Warshaw

Dear Mr. Slaughter:

Please see the attached response from the City to your request for information.

Ben Warshaw
Volunteer Attorney, Pensions & Investments Division
City of Philadelphia Law Department
1515 Arch Street, 17th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 683-5041 (Phone)
(215) 683-5069 (Fax)

THIS MESSAGE CONTAINS INFORMATION WHICH MAY BE CONFIDENTIAL & PRIVILEGED. UNLESS YOU ARE THE ADDRESSEE (OR AUTHORIZED TO RECEIVE FOR THE ADDRESSEE), YOU MAY NOT USE, COPY OR DISCLOSE TO ANYONE THE MESSAGE OR ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE MESSAGE. IF YOU HAVE RECEIVED THE MESSAGE IN ERROR PLEASE ADVISE THE SENDER BY REPLY E-MAIL, AND DELETE THE MESSAGE.

From: MuckRock

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Pennsylvania Right to Know Act, I hereby request the following records:

A copy of the contract between the 2016 Democratic National Committee and the City of Philadelphia, as referenced in a NBC 10 report on 12 February:

"The final contract between the DNC and Philadelphia was signed Thursday, [Debbie] Wasserman Schultz said." http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Philadelphia-to-Host-2016-Democratic-National-Convention-291649531.html

Please note that as Askew, 65 A.3d 992 found, and which the Office of Open Records has concurred on numerous occasions with prior requests, the aforementioned item and phrasing thereof must be construed in a request's entire context, and your office should find it sufficiently specific.

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.

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.

Sincerely,

Dustin Slaughter

From: Benjamin Warshaw

Dear Mr. Slaughter:

Please see the attached response from the City to your request for information.

Ben Warshaw
Volunteer Attorney, Pensions & Investments Division
City of Philadelphia Law Department
1515 Arch Street, 17th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 683-5041 (Phone)
(215) 683-5069 (Fax)

THIS MESSAGE CONTAINS INFORMATION WHICH MAY BE CONFIDENTIAL & PRIVILEGED. UNLESS YOU ARE THE ADDRESSEE (OR AUTHORIZED TO RECEIVE FOR THE ADDRESSEE), YOU MAY NOT USE, COPY OR DISCLOSE TO ANYONE THE MESSAGE OR ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE MESSAGE. IF YOU HAVE RECEIVED THE MESSAGE IN ERROR PLEASE ADVISE THE SENDER BY REPLY E-MAIL, AND DELETE THE MESSAGE.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Feb. 17, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #2015-0181i.

Thank you for your help.

From: Jill Freeman

Dear Mr. Slaughter:

The City is requesting a three week extension of time to respond to your attached RTK request. Kindly respond via reply email.
Thank you for your cooperation.

Jill I. Freeman, Esq.
Assistant City Solicitor, Pensions & Investment Division
City of Philadelphia Law Department
1515 Arch Street, 17th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 683-5457 (Phone)
(215) 683-5069 (Fax)

THIS MESSAGE CONTAINS INFORMATION WHICH MAY BE CONFIDENTIAL & PRIVILEGED. UNLESS YOU ARE THE ADDRESSEE (OR AUTHORIZED TO RECEIVE FOR THE ADDRESSEE), YOU MAY NOT USE, COPY OR DISCLOSE TO ANYONE THE MESSAGE OR ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE MESSAGE. IF YOU HAVE RECEIVED THE MESSAGE IN ERROR PLEASE ADVISE THE SENDER BY REPLY E-MAIL, AND DELETE THE MESSAGE.

From: Dustin Slaughter

A three week extension is fine, Miss Freeman.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Feb. 17, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #2015-0181i.

Thank you for your help.

From: Katharine Janoski


From: Nicolla Mickens

Dear Mr. Slaughter,

Please see the City's attached initial response to your Right To Know Act request.

Thanks!!!!

Nicolla M. Mickens

Legal Assistant

Commercial Law Unit

The City of Philadelphia Law Department

One Parkway Building-17th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19102-1595

Direct Dial- (215) 683-5056

e-mail-<mailto:e-mail-Nicolla.Mickens@phila.gov>Nicolla.Mickens@phila.gov

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