Emails mentioning Makrigiannis Fuel, LLC and Dream City, LLC

Chris Faraone filed this request with the Somerville City Clerk of Somerville, MA.
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From: Chris Faraone

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All emails sent or generating from mentioning Makrigiannis Fuel, LLC and Dream City, LLC (with or without LLC included) between Jan. 1, 2009 and Jan, 1, 2013.

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 business days, as the statute requires.


Chris Faraone

From: Jason Grossfield

Dear Mr. Faraone:

This e-mail acknowledges receipt of your below public records request dated February 17, 2013 and received on February 19, 2013.

In reviewing your request, I am seeking to confirm the search you are requesting. As I understand it, you are seeking a search for e-mails containing both of the following phrases: "Makrigiannis Fuel" and "Dream City". Please confirm or provide additional information if this is not accurate.

Thank you.

From: Chris Faraone

Emails containing either phrase would be appropriate, not just both of them together. Thanks

From: Jason Grossfield

Dear Mr. Faraone:

This letter relates to your public records request dated February 17, 2013. The Information Technology Department has identified approximately 298 e-mails with the words “Makrigiannis Fuel” and 29 e-mails with the words “Dream City”, for a total of 327 responsive e-mails.

Below is an estimate of the applicable fees to respond to your request. The e-mail records would be produced in an Adobe PDF format and sent by e-mail rather than CD-ROM so long as the file size allows.


PURSUANT TO 950 CMR 32.06(2)

Fee Type




Search of Computerized Records

Position: IT Staff Technician

Hourly Rate: $31.66

1 hour


Segregation Time Expenses

Position: Asst. City Solicitor

Hourly Rate: $38.46

8 hours (1.5 minutes per e-mail, rounded)




The actual cost of producing the record(s) may vary. Upon receipt of the estimated fee, the city will commence providing the requested public record(s) and shall withhold or redact any record or portion thereof to the extent provided by law, specifying the applicable exemption(s). If you would like to obtain copies, please send a check to my attention payable to the City of Somerville in the amount of the total estimated fee.


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