ADA/504 Evaluation of Ralph & Jenny Senior Center

Community Access Project filed this request with the Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development of Somerville, MA.
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From: Community Access Project

To City of Somerville OSPCD:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, §10, I hereby request the following records:

Please provide
1. documentation showing when and who (persons or company) completed the most recent ADA/Section 504 Self-Evaluation for the Ralph & Jenny Senior Center, 9 New Washington Street, Somerville.

2. Please provide a copy of that ADA/Section 504 Self Evaluation report on the Ralph & Jenny Center facility.

3. In the event that the ADA/Section 504 Evaluation on this facility was completed prior to March of 2011, then please provide dated documentation showing that an ADA/Section 504 TRANSITION PLAN for the Ralph & Jenny Center has been written AND completed; OR, is in the process of being completed.

We request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records, since this request is made in the public interest for purposes of information gathering relative to citizen participation in HUD-funded and other-funded programs and activities. 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, please inform us of the total charges in advance of fulfilling this request.

Per Federal and State laws, regulations and/or guidelines, this public information request must be filled in an accessible format, so that it can be read by persons using machine- reader technology. Please note that scanned-image .pdf files are image files and therefore are not accessible to machine-readers; nor are printed documents. In the event that the records sought are not computer-generated documents, then of course we accept printed copies or electronic image files.

We 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. We look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Community Access Project, Somerville

From: Jason Grossfield

Dear Ms. Feldman:

This letter acknowledges receipt of your public records request dated March 18, 2014. In response to your request, I am informed that there are no existing responsive records and an ADA/Section 504 Self-Evaluation report for the Ralph & Jenny Senior Center is in the process of being completed. Once completed, a copy will be provided to you.

Respectfully,

Jason D. Grossfield

Assistant City Solicitor

City of Somerville

93 Highland Avenue

Somerville, MA 02143

Phone: (617) 625-6600, ext. 4408

Fax: (617) 776-8847

E-Mail: jgrossfield@somervillema.gov

This message and any attached documents contain information which may be confidential, subject to privilege or exempt from disclosure under applicable law. However, when responding, please be aware that the Massachusetts Secretary of State has determined that most email is public record and therefore cannot be kept confidential. These materials are intended only for the use of the intended recipient. If you are not the intended recipient of this transmission, you are hereby notified that any distribution, disclosure, printing, copying, storage, modification or the taking of any action in reliance upon this transmission is strictly prohibited. Delivery of this message to any person other than the intended recipient shall not compromise or waive such confidentiality, privilege or exemption from disclosure as to this communication. If you have received this communication in error, please immediately notify the sender and delete the message from your system. Thank you.

From: Community Access Project

Thanks, Mr. Grossfield,

looking forward to reviewing the report when it is available.

best wishes,
Eileen

From: Jason Grossfield

I am out of the office until Wednesday, April 2, 2014. If you need assistance, please call the Law Department at (617)625-6600 x4400 or send an e-mail to: law@somervillema.gov. Thank you.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on March 18, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Jason Grossfield

I am out of the office until Wednesday, April 16, 2014. If you need assistance, please call the Law Department at (617)625-6600 x4400 or send an e-mail to: law@somervillema.gov. Thank you.

From: Jason Grossfield

Dear Ms. Feldman: As referenced in my response to the above-referenced public records request, attached is a copy of the completed report.

Respectfully,

Jason D. Grossfield
Assistant City Solicitor
City of Somerville
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville, MA 02143
Phone: (617) 625-6600, ext. 4408
Fax: (617) 776-8847
E-Mail: jgrossfield@somervillema.gov

This message and any attached documents contain information which may be confidential, subject to privilege or exempt from disclosure under applicable law.  However, when responding, please be aware that the Massachusetts Secretary of State has determined that most email is public record and therefore cannot be kept confidential. These materials are intended only for the use of the intended recipient.  If you are not the intended recipient of this transmission, you are hereby notified that any distribution, disclosure, printing, copying, storage, modification or the taking of any action in reliance upon this transmission is strictly prohibited.  Delivery of this message to any person other than the intended recipient shall not compromise or waive such confidentiality, privilege or exemption from disclosure as to this communication.  If you have received this communication in error, please immediately notify the sender and delete the message from your system. Thank you.

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