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|Multi Request||Communications / records with definitions of the term "new normal"|
|Submitted||Aug. 2, 2022|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the New York Freedom of Information Law, I hereby request the following records:
All records, communications or briefings created, generated, forwarded, transmitted, sent, shared, received, or reviewed by any district official in any way describing or attempting to describe the definition of the phrase "new normal", including but not limited to any record located on backup tapes, archives, any other recovery, backup, storage or retrieval system, district electronic mail or message accounts, non-district electronic mail or message accounts, personal electronic mail or message accounts, district servers, non-district servers, and personal servers, as well as any electronic mail or message carbon copied to district account recipients, any electronic mail or message carbon copied to non-district account recipients, any electronic mail or message forwarded to district account recipients, any electronic mail or message forwarded to non-district account recipients, and attachments to any electronic mail or message.
For purposes of this request, the term "district official" includes, but is not limited to, any person who is 1) employed by or on behalf of the district, any sub unit of the district or agent of the district, in any capacity; 2) contracted for services by or on behalf of the district, any sub unit of the district or agent of the district, in any capacity; 3) appointed by the superintendent of schools or BOCES or NYSED to serve in any capacity at or within the district, any sub unit of the district or agent of the district, in any capacity; 4) any such person's staff, agent or employee; all without regard to the component, district, sub unit of the district, or office in which that person serves.
For purposes of this request, the term "briefing" includes, but is not limited to, any in-person meeting, teleconference, electronic communication, or other means of gathering or communicating by which information was conveyed to one or more persons.
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 5 business days, as the statute requires.
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following New York Freedom of Information Law request, copied below, and originally submitted on Aug. 5, 2022. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.
This email is in response to your email request for information under
FOIL. Please be advised, the District does not respond to email requests
for FOIL information via drop box or portals. Our Data Privacy policies do
not allow the district to click on links that are suspicious or otherwise
not determined to be legitimate to protect the integrity of school district
data. We also do not respond to FOIL requests without a contact name AND
telephone number for the individual receiving the information, in order to
determine the point of contact receiving such records. Accordingly, this
particular request for information under FOIL is denied. If you would like
to provide this information (*name, address AND telephone number*) to which
we can respond we will reconsider your request.
Additionally, I have attached a copy of the Board of Education Public
Access to School Records Policy. Also, please be advised that email
requests for public records should be sent to
firstname.lastname@example.org, with the form included as Appendix
Should you wish to appeal this determination, you may appeal it to Thomas
A. Yorke, Superintendent of Schools, Sharon Springs Central School, PO Box
218, Sharon Springs, NY 13459, by submitting a request for such an appeal
within thirty (30) days of the date of this email. If you have any
questions, please feel free to contact me or our school district counsel,
Girvin and Ferlazzo, at (518) 462-0300. Thank you.
Anthony M. DiPace
School Business Official
Records Access Officer
Sharon Springs Central School