St Joseph MI, Civic Address Data

Nick Ingalls filed this request with the Open Records of St Joseph County, MI.
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From: Nick Ingalls

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Michigan's Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA"), I hereby request the following records:

A Shapefile or CSV containing at minimum the Address Points (house # and street name) and their corresponding Latitude/Longitude. If additional data such as the Unit Number, City, Zipcode, Parcel Id exists they should be included as well.

If this cannot be accessed, the parcel file including situs address would suffice.

Other names for this include: E911 Address Database, Civic Address File, Parcel Dataset, Land Ownership Dataset, Tax Parcels, Address Points.

I also intent to publish the data via the OpenAddresses Publication platform and would request a waiver of fees for the request.

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.

Sincerely,

Nick Ingalls

From: Open Records

Mr. Ingalls,

We would be happy to grant your FOIA request received December 6, 2017 for a
Shapefile of our address points. The cost set by the St Joseph County Board
of Commissioners is $6,866.00. The fees are pursuant to MCL15.234(4) of FOIA
and the Enhanced Access to Public Records Act, MCL.441-15.4444.

Let me know how you would like to proceed or if you have any questions.

Jerry Happel, GIS Director

St Joseph County, MI

Open Records
Freedom of Information Act Office
125 W Main St
Centreville, MI 49032

December 6, 2017

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Michigan's Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA"), I hereby request
the following records:

A Shapefile or CSV containing at minimum the Address Points (house # and
street name) and their corresponding Latitude/Longitude. If additional data
such as the Unit Number, City, Zipcode, Parcel Id exists they should be
included as well.

If this cannot be accessed, the parcel file including situs address would
suffice.

Other names for this include: E911 Address Database, Civic Address File,
Parcel Dataset, Land Ownership Dataset, Tax Parcels, Address Points.

I also intent to publish the data via the OpenAddresses Publication platform
and would request a waiver of fees for the request.

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.

Sincerely,

Nick Ingalls

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