2013 payout records (Judiciary)

Shawn Musgrave filed this request with the Judiciary of Rhode Island.
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From: Shawn Musgrave

To Whom It May Concern:

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

A spreadsheet, database or other summary of all employees who received payout upon leaving the agency in 2013, as well as what those payouts were.

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 10 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Shawn Musgrave

From: Berke, Craig N.

June 16, 2014

Shawn Musgrave

MuckRock News

DEPT MR 12055

PO Box 55819

Boston, MA 02205-5819

E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com

Re: Request for Information dated June 9, 2014

Dear Shawn Musgrave:

We are in receipt of your request for information dated and received on June 9, 2014. Specifically you seek the following:

"A spreadsheet, database or other summary of all employees who received payout upon leaving the agency in 2013, as well as what those payouts were."

Pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws ยง 38-2-4, we estimate that search and retrieval will require 3.5 hours, with the first hour free. Accordingly, kindly provide pre-payment of $37.50 made payable to State of Rhode Island and sent to my attention at 250 Benefit Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02903.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at cberke@courts.ri.gov<mailto:cberke@courts.ri.gov> or (401) 222-8631

Very truly yours,

Craig N. Berke
Assistant State Court Administrator
Director, Community Outreach & Public Relations

cc: Erika Kruse Weller, Esq., General Counsel

From: MuckRock

Note: payment sent.

From: Berke, Craig N.

June 27, 2014

Shawn Musgrave
Muckrock News
P.O. Box 55819
Boston, MA 02205

RE: Request for information dated June 9, 2014 for employee leave balance payouts

Dear Shawn Musgrave:

We are in receipt of your check for $37.50 in payment for your request for information dated and received on June 9, 2014. Specifically, you requested the following:

"A spreadsheet, database or other summary of all employees who received payout upon leaving the agency in 2013, as well as what those payouts were."

In response to your request, I am attaching the document "Employee Leave Balance Payouts" prepared on June 16, 2014, which includes the information you requested.

Thank you for your check. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at cberke@courts.ri.gov<mailto:cberke@courts.ri.gov> or (401) 222-8631.

Very truly yours,

Craig N. Berke
Assistant State Court Administrator
Director, Community Outreach & Public Relations
Rhode Island Supreme Court
Enclosure

cc: Erika Kruse Weller, Esq., General Counsel

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