Assembly Row development

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

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, ยง10, I hereby request the following records:

Any communications, memos, data, and documents about the Assembly Row development plan dating back to 2000.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

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 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.


Jonah Furman

From: Francis Wright

I am out of the office today, Thursday, June 17. If you need assistance, please contact the City of Somerville Law Department by calling (617) 625-6600, ext. 4400. Thank you. Frank Wright

Francis X. Wright, Jr.
City Solicitor
City Hall
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville, MA 02143
(617) 625-6600, ext. 4400

From: Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development

A letter stating the requester must agree to or prepay assessed or estimated fees in order for the agency to continue processing the request.


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 18, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.