Salt Late City, UT Pet Licensing Data

Cynthia Fernandez filed this request with the Salt Lake City Recorder of Salt Lake City, UT.
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From: Cynthia Fernandez

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Utah’s Government Records Access and Management Act (“GRAMA”), I hereby request the following records:

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.

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.

Sincerely,

Cynthia Fernandez

From: Salt Lake City Corporation

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RECORDS REQUEST NOTICE OF DENIAL

Cynthia Fernandez
DEPT MR 40239 411A Highland Ave
Somerville MA 02144-2516

On 7/19/2017 this office received your GRAMA Request #C034617-071917 for records, in which you requested the following:

Pursuant to Utah’s Government Records Access and Management Act (“GRAMA”), I hereby request the following records: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 notesAlso, I am requesting that the data be sent in Excel format.

You are hereby notified that your request has been denied, in whole or part, for reasons as indicated below: Salt Lake City does not maintain the records in question.  Since 2002, Salt Lake City has contracted with Salt Lake County Animal Services, 511 West 3900 South, SLC, UT 84123-1345 for all services related to Animal Control Enforcement & Sheltering Services.  It is recommended that you contact them with your request for information.

I do hereby certify I am a representative of Salt Lake City and this notice was provided via: e-mail on 07/19/2017.
Sincerely,

Cindi Mansell
City Recorder
801-535-6223
=============================================================== APPEALING A DENIAL OF ACCESS
Pursuant to Utah Code, §63G-2-401: If a Request for Records is denied by the governmental entity, any person that is dissatisfied with Salt Lake City’s response to the request may appeal that decision to the City’s Chief Administrative Officer by filing a Notice of Appeal within 30 calendar days after the date of this letter to the City Recorder at the mailing address listed below.  The notice of appeal must state the petitioner’s name, mailing address, daytime telephone number, nature and date of the request (attach if applicable) and relief sought.  A petitioner may file a short statement of facts, reasons, and legal authority in support of the appeal.   If the appeal is denied by Salt Lake City, the requester has the right to appeal the denial either to the State Records Committee or District Court.

LOCATION:  451 SOUTH STATE STREET, ROOM 415, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH 84111 MAILING ADDRESS:  PO BOX 145515, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH 84114-5515 TELEPHONE: 801-535-7671 FAX: 801-535-7681


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LOCATION:  451 SOUTH STATE STREET, ROOM 415, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH 84111
MAILING ADDRESS:  PO BOX 145515, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH 84114-5515
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From: Salt Lake City Corporation

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REQUEST FOR CLARIFICATION

Cynthia Fernandez
DEPT MR 40239 411A Highland Ave
Somerville MA 02144-2516


On 7/19/2017 this office received your GRAMA Request #C034617-071917 for records, in which you requested the following:

Pursuant to Utah’s Government Records Access and Management Act (“GRAMA”), I hereby request the following records: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 notesAlso, I am requesting that the data be sent in Excel format.

Your request is very broad and clarification is needed.  Please submit in writing a more detailed request of the documents that you are requesting to aid us in filling your public records request.

From what department are you requesting records?

When your amended request is received, we will be able to determine a cost and when the information can be made available to you.

We will consider this request withdrawn if we do not receive clarification within ten (10) business days from 07/19/2017.

Sincerely,

Nicole Smedley Assistant City Recorder


To track your request and respond, visit the , then click on "View My Records Requests." (http://www.slcgov.com/recorder/recorders-office-public-records-system) Public Records Center


LOCATION:  451 SOUTH STATE STREET, ROOM 415, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH 84111
MAILING ADDRESS:  PO BOX 145515, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH 84114-5515
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From: Cynthia Fernandez

Hello,

I'm following up on my FOIA request. Please let me know if you have any questions.

Thanks,
Cynthia

From: Mansell, Cindi

Cynthia-

A Notice of Denial and information that Salt Lake City does not maintain the information you requested.
I will attach that notice here for you again:

7/19/2017 11:43:43 AM

Mansell, Cindi

Staff Message

[City Letterhead]

RECORDS REQUEST NOTICE OF DENIAL

Cynthia Fernandez
DEPT MR 40239 411A Highland Ave
Somerville MA 02144-2516

From: Cynthia Fernandez

Hi Cindi,

For clarity: do you mean that your department doesn't keep that data, or that Salt Lake City just does not have that information at all?

Thanks,
Cynthia

From: Mansell, Cindi

The Denial Letter specifically states that Salt Lake City does not maintain the information in question and refers you to who does.

Salt Lake City does not maintain the records in question. Since 2002, Salt Lake City has contracted with Salt Lake County Animal Services, 511 West 3900 South, SLC, UT 84123-1345 for all services related to Animal Control Enforcement & Sheltering Services. It is recommended that you contact them with your request for information.

Cindi L. Mansell, MMC/CRM
Salt Lake City Recorder
801-535-6223

From: Cynthia Fernandez

Hi,

Thanks so much for your help with this request! I really appreciate it.

Sincerely,
Cynthia Fernandez

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