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From: Kent Hoover

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Tennessee Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

I seek information related to the Tennessee Employment and Case Management Services solicitation (GFA #34530-45720). The release date for the solicitation was April 18, 2019, the due date was May 3, 2019, and the award date was May 21, 2019. The contact person for this bid is Karen Walker, Director, Family Assistance Contracts Tennessee . Ms. Walker can be reached at karen.x.walker@tn.gov or (615) 253-4313.

Specifically I seek copies of the following information:
- The winning proposal (cost and technical)
- All competitor proposals (cost and technical)
- All invoices associated with this contract from 12/18 on for all vendors
- All compliance reports associated with this contract from 2018 on for all vendors, including performance reviews and audits
- Award evaluations/score sheets and any evaluator notes for all vendors
- The contract and any amendments since 2018
- All caseload data for April 2018-July 2018 and April 2019-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 7 business days, as the statute requires.

Please note that I am a citizen of Tennessee, and am using MuckRock's services to help manage and track my request.

Sincerely,

Kent Hoover

From: Department of Human Services

Mr. Hoover

The Department of Human Services has received your request for records. Please be advised that Tennessee Code Annotated ยง10-7-503(a) provides that public records shall be open for personal inspection by any citizen of Tennessee. I am unable to confirm that you are a citizen of the State of Tennessee. In order to proceed with your request, please provide verification that you are a citizen of the State of Tennessee by providing a copy of a government issued photo identification.

Sincerely,

[dhsNewLogo]
Jeffrey W. Blackshear | Associate General Counsel
James K. Polk Building, 14th Floor
505 Deaderick Street, Nashville, TN 37243
phone: 615-313-5711 fax: 615-532-3016
Jeffrey.blackshear@tn.gov<mailto:Jeffrey.blackshear@tn.gov>
tn.gov/humanservices

NOTE: This email may contain PRIVILEGED and CONFIDENTIAL information and is intended only for the use of the specific individual(s) to whom it is addressed. If you are not an intended recipient of this email, you are hereby notified that any unauthorized use, dissemination or copy of this email or the information contained in it or attached to it is strictly prohibited. If you have received this email in error, please delete it and immediately notify the person named above by reply mail.

From: Department of Human Services

A fix is required to perfect the request.

From: Muckrock Staff

Hello,

Mr. Hoover's proof of citizenship is attached. Thank you for your help with this request!

Sincerely,
MuckRock

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From: Department of Human Services

Mr. Hoover,

I'm Sky Arnold, the Press Secretary with DHS.

I'm attaching a letter from our attorney confirming that we are now working on your document request.

I will be in touch as soon as I know more about how much longer it's going to take to gather everything.

If you have any questions please don't hesitate to reach out to me directly as I will be your contact moving forward on this.

From: Department of Human Services

Kent,

Please see the attached letter from our attorney in reference to your open records request.

As you may know it is our policy to charge for staff time preparing documents that we provide or send for open records requests and this letter addresses those costs.

Once we receive your payment I will handle forwarding you the documents either by email or regular mail. I'm assuming you prefer them to be emailed.

If you have any questions don't hesitate to direct them to me.

From: gib smith


To Whom It May Concern:

Please find enclosed a check for $233.33 to satisfy the fee associated with the attached public records request.

Thank you.

From: Department of Human Services

Kent,

I'm and attaching the documents you requested.

Some are large and it will take a few emails to send them all.

From: Department of Human Services

From: Sky Arnold
Sent: Tuesday, September 10, 2019 4:53 PM
To: 'requests@muckrock.com'
Cc: Cheryl Booker
Subject: RE: Kent Hoover's open records request pt.1

Kent,

I'm and attaching the documents you requested.

Some are large and it will take a few emails to send them all.

From: Sky Arnold
Sent: Friday, August 30, 2019 1:24 PM
To: requests@muckrock.com
Cc: Devin Stone
Subject: Kent Hoover's open records request

Kent,

Please see the attached letter from our attorney in reference to your open records request.

As you may know it is our policy to charge for staff time preparing documents that we provide or send for open records requests and this letter addresses those costs.

Once we receive your payment I will handle forwarding you the documents either by email or regular mail. I'm assuming you prefer them to be emailed.

If you have any questions don't hesitate to direct them to me.

From: Department of Human Services

From: Sky Arnold
Sent: Tuesday, September 10, 2019 4:53 PM
To: 'requests@muckrock.com'
Cc: Cheryl Booker
Subject: RE: Kent Hoover's open records request pt.1

Kent,

I'm and attaching the documents you requested.

Some are large and it will take a few emails to send them all.

From: Sky Arnold
Sent: Friday, August 30, 2019 1:24 PM
To: requests@muckrock.com
Cc: Devin Stone
Subject: Kent Hoover's open records request

Kent,

Please see the attached letter from our attorney in reference to your open records request.

As you may know it is our policy to charge for staff time preparing documents that we provide or send for open records requests and this letter addresses those costs.

Once we receive your payment I will handle forwarding you the documents either by email or regular mail. I'm assuming you prefer them to be emailed.

If you have any questions don't hesitate to direct them to me.

From: Department of Human Services

From: Sky Arnold
Sent: Tuesday, September 10, 2019 4:53 PM
To: requests@muckrock.com
Cc: Cheryl Booker
Subject: RE: Kent Hoover's open records request pt.1

Kent,

I'm and attaching the documents you requested.

Some are large and it will take a few emails to send them all.

From: Sky Arnold
Sent: Friday, August 30, 2019 1:24 PM
To: requests@muckrock.com
Cc: Devin Stone
Subject: Kent Hoover's open records request

Kent,

Please see the attached letter from our attorney in reference to your open records request.

As you may know it is our policy to charge for staff time preparing documents that we provide or send for open records requests and this letter addresses those costs.

Once we receive your payment I will handle forwarding you the documents either by email or regular mail. I'm assuming you prefer them to be emailed.

If you have any questions don't hesitate to direct them to me.

From: Department of Human Services

From: Sky Arnold
Sent: Tuesday, September 10, 2019 4:53 PM
To: requests@muckrock.com
Cc: Cheryl Booker
Subject: RE: Kent Hoover's open records request pt.1

Kent,

I'm and attaching the documents you requested.

Some are large and it will take a few emails to send them all.

From: Sky Arnold
Sent: Friday, August 30, 2019 1:24 PM
To: requests@muckrock.com
Cc: Devin Stone
Subject: Kent Hoover's open records request

Kent,

Please see the attached letter from our attorney in reference to your open records request.

As you may know it is our policy to charge for staff time preparing documents that we provide or send for open records requests and this letter addresses those costs.

Once we receive your payment I will handle forwarding you the documents either by email or regular mail. I'm assuming you prefer them to be emailed.

If you have any questions don't hesitate to direct them to me.

From: Department of Human Services

From: Sky Arnold
Sent: Tuesday, September 10, 2019 4:53 PM
To: requests@muckrock.com
Cc: Cheryl Booker
Subject: RE: Kent Hoover's open records request pt.1

Kent,

I'm and attaching the documents you requested.

Some are large and it will take a few emails to send them all.

From: Sky Arnold
Sent: Friday, August 30, 2019 1:24 PM
To: requests@muckrock.com
Cc: Devin Stone
Subject: Kent Hoover's open records request

Kent,

Please see the attached letter from our attorney in reference to your open records request.

As you may know it is our policy to charge for staff time preparing documents that we provide or send for open records requests and this letter addresses those costs.

Once we receive your payment I will handle forwarding you the documents either by email or regular mail. I'm assuming you prefer them to be emailed.

If you have any questions don't hesitate to direct them to me.

From: Department of Human Services

From: Sky Arnold
Sent: Tuesday, September 10, 2019 4:53 PM
To: requests@muckrock.com
Cc: Cheryl Booker
Subject: RE: Kent Hoover's open records request pt.1

Kent,

I'm and attaching the documents you requested.

Some are large and it will take a few emails to send them all.

From: Sky Arnold
Sent: Friday, August 30, 2019 1:24 PM
To: requests@muckrock.com
Cc: Devin Stone
Subject: Kent Hoover's open records request

Kent,

Please see the attached letter from our attorney in reference to your open records request.

As you may know it is our policy to charge for staff time preparing documents that we provide or send for open records requests and this letter addresses those costs.

Once we receive your payment I will handle forwarding you the documents either by email or regular mail. I'm assuming you prefer them to be emailed.

If you have any questions don't hesitate to direct them to me.

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