TX DCJ Mineral Wells Pre-Parole Transfer Facility evaluations, after-action reports

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice of Texas.

It is a clone of this request.

Tracking # 588371
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

All evaluations, inspections, reports, and related materials regarding all services, equipment, and activities involving/provided by/contracted for regarding Mineral wells Pre-Parole Transfer Facility and any facilities associated with it, either before, during, or after the contract term for which the facility was under obligation to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

Responsive materials should include but not be limited to:

• all annual inspections
• all emergency event reports and evaluations
• all records of inspections conducted in accordance with DOC provisions, such as those of the American Correctional Association
• all reports regarding the transfer of prisoners
• all reports regarding the performance of the contract and associated duties

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 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.

Sincerely,

Beryl C.D. Lipton

From: Amy Lee

Good afternoon,

We are currently working on the request received below. In regards to the time frame/dates, would you be able to clarify if you are wanting all information within the records retention dates, or is there a specific time frame you are looking for? Also, regarding “all annual inspections”, would you please clarify what type of inspections you are referring to.

Regards,
Amy Lee
Legal Assistant I
Office of the General Counsel, TDCJ
Office: 936-437-6007
Fax: 936-437-6994

The information contained in this electronic mail and any attachments is intended for the exclusive use of the addressee(s) and may contain confidential, privileged, or proprietary information. Any other use of these materials is strictly prohibited. This email may not be forwarded outside the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Office of the General Counsel without the permission of the original sender. If you have received this material in error, please notify me immediately by telephone and destroy all electronic, paper or other versions.

From: Texas Department of Criminal Justice

A fix is required to perfect the request. The request has been rejected as being too vague, burdensome or otherwise unprocessable.

From: Beryl Lipton

Hello Ms. Lee,

I would be interested in all available materials, though I would be happy to provide further limits with some assistance. Regarding annual inspections, I mean any inspections that may have been conducted and any annual reports generated or provided by the operator regarding the facility.

Thanks so much,
Beryl

From: Texas Department of Criminal Justice

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

From: Texas Department of Criminal Justice

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

From: Texas Department of Criminal Justice

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

From: Amy Lee

Ms. Lipton,

The request submitted 08/30/2015 pertaining to the Mineral Wells Pre-Parole Transfer Facility has been sent to the Attorney General’s office for a ruling as to whether the information you have requested is releasable. Once the AG’s office makes a ruling they will send a copy to both you and the TDCJ. At this time, the TDCJ has not received anything from the AG’s office.

Please let me know if I can be of any further assistance.

Regards,
Amy Lee
Legal Assistant I

The information contained in this electronic mail and any attachments is intended for the exclusive use of the addressee(s) and may contain confidential, privileged, or proprietary information. Any other use of these materials is strictly prohibited. This email may not be forwarded outside the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Office of the General Counsel without the permission of the original sender. If you have received this material in error, please notify me immediately by telephone and destroy all electronic, paper or other versions.

From: Amy Lee

Ms. Lipton,

At this time the TDCJ has not received a ruling from the Attorney General’s office pertaining to your below referenced request.

Regards,
Amy Lee
Legal Assistant I

The information contained in this electronic mail and any attachments is intended for the exclusive use of the addressee(s) and may contain confidential, privileged, or proprietary information. Any other use of these materials is strictly prohibited. This email may not be forwarded outside the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Office of the General Counsel without the permission of the original sender. If you have received this material in error, please notify me immediately by telephone and destroy all electronic, paper or other versions.

From: Amy Lee

Ms. Lipton,

At this time the TDCJ has not received a ruling from the Attorney General’s office pertaining to your below request. The AG’s office will inform both parties once a decision has been made. Please let me know if I can be of any further assistance.

Regards,
Amy Lee
Legal Assistant I

The information contained in this electronic mail and any attachments is intended for the exclusive use of the addressee(s) and may contain confidential, privileged, or proprietary information. Any other use of these materials is strictly prohibited. This email may not be forwarded outside the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Office of the General Counsel without the permission of the original sender. If you have received this material in error, please notify me immediately by telephone and destroy all electronic, paper or other versions.

From: Texas Department of Criminal Justice

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.

From: Texas Department of Criminal Justice

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: Amy Lee

Ms. Lipton,

The agency has received the ruling from the Attorney General regarding this request. You should also be receiving a copy of the ruling, if you have not already.

Please let me know if I can be of any further assistance.

Regards,
Amy Lee
Legal Assistant I

The information contained in this electronic mail and any attachments is intended for the exclusive use of the addressee(s) and may contain confidential, privileged, or proprietary information. Any other use of these materials is strictly prohibited. This email may not be forwarded outside the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Office of the General Counsel without the permission of the original sender. If you have received this material in error, please notify me immediately by telephone and destroy all electronic, paper or other versions.

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