Amtrak Board of Directors - Meeting Agendas and Minutes | Jan 2023 & Feb 2023

Ben Heckscher filed this request with the Amtrak of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

Tracking #

23-FOI-00156

Status
Completed

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From: Ben Heckscher

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

The agenda and minutes for any meeting of the Amtrak Board of Directors that occurred in the months of January 2023 or February 2023.

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 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Ben Heckscher

From: Amtrak

Dear Ben Heckscher,

Case Number 23-FOI-00156 has been assigned to the request you submitted. In all future correspondence regarding this request please reference case number 23-FOI-00156.
Regards,
Amtrak FOIA Portal

From: Amtrak

Dear Ben Heckscher,

The status of your FOIA request #23-FOI-00156 has been updated to the following status 'Received'. To log into the AMTRAK PFOIA Portal click on the Application URL below.

https://pal-amtrak.efoia-host.com

Sincerely,
Amtrak FOIA Portal

From: Amtrak

04-03-23 Ben Heckscher N/A MuckRock News, DEPT MR144073, 263 Huntington Ave Boston, MA  02115 Dear Heckscher: This letter acknowledges the receipt of your FOIA request dated 04-03-23 requesting To Whom It May Concern:Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:The agenda and minutes for any meeting of the Amtrak Board of Directors that occurred in the months of January 2023 or February 2023.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 20 business days, as the statute requires.Sincerely,Ben HeckscherUpload documents directly: https://www.muckrock.com/ (Date Range for Record Search: From 01/01/2023 To 02/28/2023). This request has been issued tracking number 23-FOI-00156.  Please reference this number in all correspondence and communications with this office. Thank you, FOIA Officer

From: Amtrak

04-04-23 Ben Heckscher N/A MuckRock News, DEPT MR144073, 263 Huntington Ave Boston, MA  02115 Dear Heckscher: This letter acknowledges the receipt of your FOIA request dated 04-03-23 requesting To Whom It May Concern:Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:The agenda and minutes for any meeting of the Amtrak Board of Directors that occurred in the months of January 2023 or February 2023.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 20 business days, as the statute requires.Sincerely,Ben HeckscherUpload documents directly: https://www.muckrock.com/ (Date Range for Record Search: From 01/01/2023 To 02/28/2023). This request has been issued tracking number 23-FOI-00156.  Please reference this number in all correspondence and communications with this office.

Attached are the agendas.  The minutes are not yet finalized and are being withheld under Exemption 5.
Pursuant to Amtrak’s FOIA regulations (49 CFR 701.10), if you do not agree with Amtrak’s decision, you may file an appeal with Eleanor D. Acheson, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, within ninety days (90) of the date of this letter, specifying the relevant facts and the basis for your appeal.  Your appeal may be mailed to Ms. Acheson’s attention:  National Railroad Passenger Corporation, Law Department, One Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC  20001.  The President and CEO of Amtrak has delegated authority to the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for the rules and compliance to the FOIA. Thank you, FOIA Officer

From: Ben Heckscher

Thank you very much for sending along the agendas. I will submit a new FOIA request for the minutes at a later date.

Sincerely,
Ben Heckscher

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