Discussion of Community Meeting on May 10, 2018 5:00 PM at Hawthorne Commons (City Councillor Lisa Peterson)

Pauline O'Brien filed this request with the City Councillor Lisa Peterson of Salem, MA.
Multi Request Discussion of Community Meeting on May 10, 2018 5:00 PM at Hawthorne Commons
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From: Pauline O'Brien

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

Any document, including but not limited to text messages and e-mails in which the “Community” meeting hosted by Councillor Peterson that took place on Thursday May 10, 2018 5:00 PM at Hawthorne Commons was discussed or planned with any party.

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 the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. 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.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

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.


Pauline O'Brien

From: City Councillor Lisa Peterson

Dear Ms. O’Brien:

Per your request sent to Councillor Peterson on October 16, 2018, the documents you were looking for have been mailed to you on October 17, 2018:

MuckRock News
Pauline O’Brien
DEPT MR 62362
411A Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

Please let me know if I can be of further assistance. Thank you.

Joanne M. Roomey, Paralegal
Records Access Officer
City of Salem Legal Department
93 Washington Street
Salem, MA 01970
978-744-1279 (fax)