Administrative tracking file for request 2013-180 (surveillance equipment protocols)

Phil Mocek filed this request with the Seattle City Council of Seattle, WA.
Tracking # 2014-046
Status
Completed

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From: Phil Mocek

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to RCW Ch. 42.56 (Public Records Act), I hereby request the following records:

Administrative tracking file for public records request number 2013-180 (your identifier for a request filed October 8, 2013, by me, Phil Mocek, for surveillance equipment operational and data management protocols), and all e-mail, memoranda, and records of phone calls created in the processing of that request, and related metadata.

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Phil Mocek

From: Johnson, Sharon

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Legislative Department
Seattle City Council

March 6, 2014

Phil Mocek
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 10628
PO Box 55819
Boston, MA 02205-5819
requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com>

Via E-Mail Message

RE: Public Records Request No. 2014-046

Dear Mr. Mocek:

As per RCW 42.56.520, this email formally acknowledges receipt of your public records request to the Legislative Department February 27, 2014 concerning the administrative tracking file for public records request number 2013-180. Specifically, you have requested the following records:

Administrative tracking file for public records request number 2013-180 for surveillance equipment operational and data management protocols), and all e-mail, memoranda, and records of phone calls created in the processing of that request, and all related metadata.

Please find attached the following items:

* Original Public Records Request received October 8, 2013
* The Legislative Department's notification to initiate a search for records
* Acknowledgment Letter dated November 15, 2013
* Status Update dated November 22, 2013
* Status Update dated December 10, 2013
* Status Update dated December 20, 2013
* Status Update dated January 10, 2014
* Installment # 1 dated February 4, 2014
* Closure Letter with corresponding exemption log dated February 26, 2014

I anticipate a thorough review of the administrative file will be complete within one business week. Of course, if I am able to complete my review sooner, I will notify you. At present, I have scheduled a final response date of March 13, 2014.

Please do not hesitate to contact me directly with any questions or concerns you may have. My contact information is noted below.

Sincerely,

Sharon Johnson

Sharon Johnson, CPRO, MPS
Certified Public Records Officer
Legislative Department - Office of the City Clerk
600 Fourth Avenue, Floor 3
PO Box 94728
Seattle, WA 98124-4728
(206) 733-9597
Sharon.johnson@seattle.gov<mailto:Sharon.johnson@seattle.gov>

From: Johnson, Sharon

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Legislative Department
Seattle City Council

March 13, 2014

Phil Mocek
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 10628
PO Box 55819
Boston, MA 02205-5819
requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com>

Via E-Mail Message

RE: Public Records Request No. 2014-046 (Final Production & Closure)

Dear Mr. Mocek:

As a follow-up to my email of March 6, 2014, the purpose of this communication is to inform you that I have completed my review of the Legislative Department's administrative file # 2013-180.

Attached are the remaining contents of the administrative file, including communications generated in response to your public records request regarding surveillance equipment operational and data management protocols. There are 19 emails and a PDF scan of hand written notes. This production also makes available the two previously withheld documents as they are attached to at least two of the enclosed emails. No records have been redacted or withheld.

This production of records concludes the Legislative Department's response to your request. Please do not hesitate to contact me directly should you have questions. My contact information is noted below.

Respectfully,

Sharon Johnson

Sharon Johnson, CPRO, MPS
Certified Public Records Officer
Legislative Department - Office of the City Clerk
600 Fourth Avenue, Floor 3
PO Box 94728
Seattle, WA 98124-4728
(206) 733-9597
Sharon.johnson@seattle.gov<mailto:Sharon.johnson@seattle.gov>

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