FOIL request log (City of Rochester Office of the Mayor)

Benjamin Lesser filed this request with the City of Rochester Office of the Mayor of Rochester, NY.


From: Benjamin Lesser

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:

A log of all requests for agency records under the Freedom of Information Law received over the past three years, or as far back as such records are maintained.

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, 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.


Benjamin Lesser


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Dec. 12, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Fratta, Joseph C.

RE: City of Rochester, NY: all Freedom of Information Law requests past 3 years: Follow-up inquiry


The attached response was mailed to you on December 15, 2014. The records will be mailed to you upon receipt of the required advance payment.

Records Access Response Team

From: MuckRock


A check was mailed on January 2 in response to the letter dated December 15. Please confirm that this fee estimate was in response to the request for the FOIL request log for the Office of the Mayor as well as for the Rochester Police Department.

Thank you.

From: Rochester Police Department

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.

From: Rochester Police Department

A copy of documents responsive to the request.