Amazon HQ2 Bid

Adanya Lustig filed this request with the Mayor of Trenton, NJ.
Tracking #

OPR-2019-00183

Est. Completion None
Status
No Responsive Documents

Communications

From: Adanya Lustig

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Open Public Records Act ("OPRA"), I hereby request the following records:

A copy of the bid submitted in response to Amazon's request for proposals for the site of its second headquarters, any contracts with third-party providers for services rendered regarding the Amazon HQ2 bid, and any marketing budgets regarding Amazon-related expenditures from September 1, 2017 to the date this request is received.

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.

Sincerely,

Adanya Lustig

From: Municipal Clerk

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The City of Trenton

OPRA

Reference # OPR-2019-00183

Dear Adanya Lustig,

Your OPRA request sought access to the following:

A copy of the bid submitted in response to Amazon's request for proposals for the site of its second headquarters, any contracts with third-party providers for services rendered regarding the Amazon HQ2 bid, and any marketing budgets regarding Amazon-related expenditures from September 1, 2017, to the date this request is received.

If your request for access to a government record has been denied or unfilled within the seven (7) business days required by law, you have a right to challenge the decision by The City of Trenton to deny access. At your option, you may either institute a proceeding in the Superior Court of New Jersey or file a complaint with the Government Records Council (GRC) by completing the Denial of Access Complaint Form. You may contact the GRC by toll-free telephone at 866-850-0511, by mail at P.O. Box 819, Trenton, NJ, 08625, by e-mail at grc@dca.state.nj.us, or at their web site at www.state.nj.us/grc. The GRC can also answer other questions about the law. All questions regarding complaints filed in Superior Court should be directed to the Court Clerk in your County.

Sincerely,

The City of Trenton

From: Mayor

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The City of Trenton

OPRA

Reference # OPR-2019-00183

Dear Adanya Lustig,

The City of Trenton has received your Open Public Records Act (OPRA) request dated 03/04/2019. The official Records Custodian received your OPRA request on 03/04/2019. As such, the seven (7) business day deadline to respond to your request is 03/15/2019. This response to your request is being provided to you on business day after custodian's receipt of said request.

Your OPRA Request sought access to the following:

A copy of the bid submitted in response to Amazon`s request for proposals for the site of its second headquarters, any contracts with third-party providers for services rendered regarding the Amazon HQ2 bid, and any marketing budgets regarding Amazon-related expenditures from September 1, 2017, to the date this request is received.

Your request is in review as of 03/04/2019 and will be responded to within 7 business days.

If your request for access to a government record has been denied or unfilled within the seven (7) business days required by law, you have a right to challenge the decision by The City of Trenton to deny access. At your option, you may either institute a proceeding in the Superior Court of New Jersey or file a complaint with the Government Records Council (GRC) by completing the Denial of Access Complaint Form. You may contact the GRC by toll-free telephone at 866-850-0511, by mail at P.O. Box 819, Trenton, NJ, 08625, by e-mail at grc@dca.state.nj.us, or at their web site at www.state.nj.us/grc. The GRC can also answer other questions about the law. All questions regarding complaints filed in Superior Court should be directed to the Court Clerk in your County.

Sincerely,

The City of Trenton

From: Mayor

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The City of Trenton

OPRA

Reference # OPR-2019-00183

Dear Adanya Lustig,

The City of Trenton has received your Open Public Records Act (OPRA) request dated 03/04/2019. The official Records Custodian received your OPRA request on 03/04/2019. As such, the seven (7) business day deadline to respond to your request is 03/15/2019 This response to your request is being provided to you on business day after custodian's receipt of said request.

Your OPRA Request sought access to the following:

A copy of the bid submitted in response to Amazon`s request for proposals for the site of its second headquarters, any contracts with third-party providers for services rendered regarding the Amazon HQ2 bid, and any marketing budgets regarding Amazon-related expenditures from September 1, 2017, to the date this request is received.

Department Assigned: Purchasing

Accordingly, we have searched our records and are unable to locate any documents that are responsive to your request.

Under the definition of a Government Record, a Municipality does not have to provide a record that does not exist or create a record in response to requests. The court recognized this in MAG Entertainment, LLC v. Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control, 375 N.J. Super 537 (APP. DIV. March 2005).

You have a right to challenge the determination by the City of Trenton. At your option, you may either institute a proceeding in the Superior Court of New Jersey or file a complaint with the Government Records Council (GRC) by completing the Denial of Access Complaint Form. You may contact the GRC by toll-free telephone at 866-850-0511, by mail at P.O. Box 819, Trenton, NJ, 08625, by e-mail atgrc@dca.state.nj.us, or at their website atwww.state.nj.us/grc. The GRC can also answer other questions about the law. All questions regarding complaints filed in Superior Court should be directed to the Court Clerk in your County.

Sincerely,

The City of Trenton

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