Pennsylvania Right to Know Act Request: Watchdog PGH mobile app

Kenneth Gerard Painter Jr filed this request with the Office Of City Controller, Pittsburgh Pa of Pittsburgh, PA.
Due April 21, 2021
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From: Kenneth Gerard Painter Jr


To Whom It May Concern:

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

-all complaints regarding reports of abuse, waste/inefficiency, corruption, mismanagement, and fraud concerning city tax dollars made using the Watchdog PGH mobile app from January 2014 - February 2021.

Examples are theft of city property, accepting a bribe, taking cash bribes or receiving kickbacks, computer fraud, recording of fictitious sales, auditing irregularities, and/or theft of city checks.

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.

Sincerely,

Kenneth Gerard Painter Jr

From: Office Of City Controller, Pittsburgh Pa

Hello,

All right to know requests must be submitted to the City's Law Department using a standard request form. More information can be found here:
https://pittsburghpa.gov/law/making-a-request
Law Department - Making a Request | pittsburghpa.gov<https://pittsburghpa.gov/law/making-a-request>
Making a Request. The City has chosen to use the Standard Request Form promulgated by the Pennsylvania Open Records Office. This form may be downloaded from the website of the Pennsylvania Office of Open Records.A hard-copy form may also be obtained from the City's ORO at the address below.
pittsburghpa.gov

Thank you,

Mark Ptak (He/Him/His)

Research Assistant

(412) 255-8620

Office of the City Controller

From: Muckrock Staff

Hello,

Please find the request form attached. Thank you for your help with this request.

Sincerely,
MuckRock

  • Office_Of_City_Controller__Pittsburgh_Pa_of_Pittsburgh__PA20Signed.pdf

From: Office Of City Controller, Pittsburgh Pa

Thank you, I will submit this request to the Law Department for review.

Mark Ptak (He/Him/His)

Research Assistant

(412) 255-8620

Office of the City Controller

From: Office Of City Controller, Pittsburgh Pa

Hello,

For processing and inquiries, all Right to Know Requests must be directed to the City’s Law Department at lawdepartment@pittsburghpa.gov for more information.

Thank you,

Mark Ptak (He/Him/His)

Research Assistant

(412) 255-8620

Working Remotely

Office of the City Controller

From: Office Of City Controller, Pittsburgh Pa

Dear requests@muckrock.com,

I am not the City’s Right to Know Officer. If you require assistance with Right to Know Requests, you may refer to the City of Pittsburgh’s web page https://pittsburghpa.gov/law/right-to-know. The email address is openrecords@pittsburghpa.gov<mailto:openrecords@pittsburghpa.gov>

Thank you for your attention to this matter, and I look forward to you removing me from your service list.

Have a good day,

JOHN F. DOHERTY, Associate City Solicitor
CITY OF PITTSBURGH, DEPARTMENT OF LAW
Phone 412.255.2016
E-mail: john.doherty@pittsburghpa.gov<mailto:john.doherty@pittsburghpa.gov>

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