Providence External Review Authority Documents

Lucas Smolcic Larson filed this request with the Providence External Review Authority (PERA) of Providence, RI.
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Due Dec. 31, 2018
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From: Lucas Smolcic Larson

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Rhode Island Access to Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

The following documents produced by members of the Providence External Review Authority, established by Providence City Ordinance No. 614 (Chapter 2002-39) in 2002:
-copies of Manuals of Operation (completed manuals and drafts) providing PERA investigative staff guidelines on their responsibilities (these documents are referenced in PERA's Bi-Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2008, attached)
-Meeting minutes from PERA meetings between its founding in 2002 and April 17, 2018 (the meetings after April 17, 2018 are already publicly available)
-reports from evidentiary hearings held by PERA in 2007 and 2008 (with identifying information redacted)

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 10 business days, as the statute requires.


Lucas Smolcic Larson

From: Providence External Review Authority (PERA)

City of Providence


Hi there

Your first City of Providence record request (request number #18-953) has been submitted.
It is currently unpublished and is not available for the general public to view.

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