|Submitted||Dec. 10, 2016|
|Est. Completion||Dec. 12, 2016|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records:
A copy of the calendar(s) with events maintained by the Office of the Governor of Texas and used as reference for the daily agenda of Governor Ann Richards while she was in office. Pursuant to section 1.1.013 of the Texas State Records Retention Schedule, calendars and appointment records are public records and required to be retained.
I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. 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.
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 10 business days, as the statute requires.
December 15, 2016
VIA EMAIL ONLY
RE: OOG PIR # 16-409
This email is in response to your public information request to the Office of the Governor ("OOG"), received by the OOG on December 12, 2016. A copy of your request follows this email.
The OOG has reviewed its files and has no information responsive to your request. The Texas State Library and Archives Commission may have the additional information you are seeking. Their contact information is as follows:
Texas State Library and Archives Commission
Mail: Mark Smith, Director and Librarian, P.O. Box 12927, Austin, Texas 78711
Fax: (512) 463-5436
In Person at: Lorenzo de Zavala State Library and Archives Building, 1201 Brazos, Austin, Texas 78711
Although the Public Information Act allows a governmental body to charge for copying documents, the attached documents are being provided to you at no charge. If you have any questions, please contact me at (512) 463-8470 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Public Information Coordinator
Assistant General Counsel
Office of Governor Greg Abbott