Portland, Maine Pet Licensing

Cynthia Fernandez filed this request with the Portland City Clerk of Portland, ME.

It is a clone of this request.

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From: Cynthia Fernandez

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Maine Freedom of Access Act ("FOAA"), I hereby request the following records:

Any and all available dog licensing and registration data for animals within Wichita, KS.

Please include all available segregable data, including but not limited to:

• the type of animal
• the breed of the pet
• the pet's date of birth
• the pet's name
• the owner's address or applicable zip code
• any other available notes

Also, I am requesting that the data be sent in Excel format.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by 1 M.R.S.A. § 408(6). 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 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,

Cynthia Fernandez

From: Cynthia Fernandez

Please note correction: I meant to type the City of Portland.

Thank you.

From: City Clerk

Thank you for your inquiry. The answer is zero.

City Clerk's Office
389 Congress St. Rm. 203
Portland, ME 04101
P: 207-874-8610
F: 207-874-8612

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From: Cynthia Fernandez

Hello,

I'm sorry, I don't seem to understand. Does the Clerk's Office not keep those files, or do I need to go to another department? Or does the city not keep those records at all?

Thanks,
CF

From: Carolyn Dorr

The attached report is the information available from the City of Portland
Maine Dog licensing records.

*Carolyn Dorr*
Principal Administrative Officer/Deputy Clerk
City Clerk's Office- Portland, ME
email:cmh@portlandmaine.gov
P: 207-756-8385
F: 207-874-8612

Website: www.portlandmaine.gov

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Notice: Under Maine law, documents - including e-mails - in the possession
of public officials or city employees about government business may be
classified as public records. There are very few exceptions. As a result,
please be advised that what is written in an e-mail could be released to
the public and/or the media if requested.

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