FOIL: Responsible Party Identification and Communications (Sharon Springs Central School District)

Jackson Parker filed this request with the Sharon Springs Central School District of Sharon Springs, NY.
Multi Request FOIL: Responsible Party Identification and Communications


From: Jackson Parker

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York Freedom of Information Law, I hereby request the following records:

For School Year 2021-2022 (July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022), who was the "Responsible Party" designated by your school district, as defined in pg. 1-2 of the New York State Department of Health's Interim Guidance For In-person Instruction at Pre-K through 12 Schools During the Covid-19 Public Health Emergency (Pre-K_to_Grade_12_Schools_MasterGuidance.pdf) (, June 7, 2021), for:

• "...developing the plan, affirming to have read and adhere to this guidance, and meeting the standards set forth herein." pg 1
• for designated activities under the following headings outlined in the same document:
o Core Health and Safety Principles and Definitions
o Plan Requirements
o Monitoring
o Containment
o Closure

Please provide bonding and insurance information for all whom have been designated as the "Responsible Party" or one of several "Responsible Parties" for the above stated activities.

Please provide all plans, changes, amendments, and updates to the plans for reopening and operating during the COVID-19 public health emergency from July 1, 2021 to present, that were submitted to the New York State Department of Health (DOH) and the New York State Department of Education (NYSED) by your school district. Please include all affirmations to the Pre_K_to_Grade_12_Schools_MasterGuidance.pdf received in the district office and/or delivered to the New York State DOH or/and NYSED during the same time frame.

Please provide all correspondences regarding the plan TO and FROM the designated Responsible Party or Responsibility Parties to the New York State DOH, NYSED and the county or Local Health Department from July 1, 2021 to present.

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.


Jackson Parker

From: Sharon Springs Central School District

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.

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



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