HUBZone site visits

Marianne Bellotti filed this request with the Small Business Administration of the United States of America.
Tracking #

SBA-2019-000560

Due June 11, 2019
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: Marianne Bellotti

To Whom It May Concern:

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

- Number of site visits SBA has done as part of the HUBZone program since 2011
- Number of virtual HUBZone site visits using tools like Google Earth for the same period
- Costs of HUBZone site visits by year for the same period

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,

Marianne Bellotti

From: Small Business Administration

This message is to confirm your request submission to the FOIAonline application: View Request. Request information is as follows: (https://www.foiaonline.gov/foiaonline/action/public/submissionDetails?trackingNumber=SBA-2019-000560&type=request)
* Tracking Number: SBA-2019-000560
* Requester Name: Marianne Bellotti
* Date Submitted: 05/13/2019
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description: To Whom It May Concern:

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

- Number of site visits SBA has done as part of the HUBZone program since 2011
- Number of virtual HUBZone site visits using tools like Google Earth for the same period
- Costs of HUBZone site visits by year for the same period

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,

Marianne Bellotti

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From: Small Business Administration

This message is to confirm your request submission to the FOIAonline application: View Request. Request information is as follows: (https://www.foiaonline.gov/foiaonline/action/public/submissionDetails?trackingNumber=SBA-2019-000584&type=request)
* Tracking Number: SBA-2019-000584
* Requester Name: Ms. Marianne Bellotti
* Date Submitted: 05/22/2019
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description: Costs of HUBZone site visits by year for the same period.

From: Small Business Administration

Good morning,

We are in receipt of your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request that you submitted to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) on May 13, 2019, and received in our office on May 13, 2019. We have assigned your request tracking number SBA-2019-000560, please use this tracking number when referring to your request in the future.

Please be aware that the FOIA provides a right of access to federal agency records that exist and can be located in agency files. The FOIA does not require agencies to answer questions in response to FOIA requests. However, we will make an exception and process your request.

Item 1: we can provide the number of site visits since 2011 (see attached).
Item 2: no records.
Item 3: this portion of the request has been referred to the Office of the Chief Financial Officer for response.

If you are not satisfied with this action, you may appeal this decision to the Chief, Freedom of Information/Privacy Acts Office, U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 Third St., SW, Washington, DC 20416. You must submit an appeal within 90 calendar days of the date of the notice of denial. Your appeal should contain a copy of this correspondence, a description of the information requested in addition to what was denied, the name and title of the SBA official or employee who denied the request, the reason for the denial, and any other facts you deem appropriate.

The 2007 FOIA amendments created the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) to offer mediation services to resolve disputes between FOIA requesters and Federal agencies as a non-exclusive alternative to litigation. Using OGIS services does not affect your right to pursue litigation. You may contact OGIS in any of the following ways:

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Please note that using OGIS services does not affect the timing of filing an appeal with the SBA's FOI/PA Officer.

Thank you for your interest in the Small Business Administration.

v/r

Davida Bobo
Administrative Officer, Operations
Government Contracting and Business Development
U.S. Small Business Administration

davida.bobo@sba.gov<mailto:davida.bobo@sba.gov>

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From: Small Business Administration

The FOIA request - SBA-2019-000560 description has been modified. Additional details for this item are as follows:
* Tracking Number: SBA-2019-000560
* Requester: Marianne Bellotti
* Submitted Date: 05/12/2019
* Description: To Whom It May Concern:

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

- Number of site visits SBA has done as part of the HUBZone program since 2011
- Number of virtual HUBZone site visits using tools like Google Earth for the same period
- Costs of HUBZone site visits by year for the same period

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,

Marianne Bellotti

Upload documents directly: https://https://www.muckrock.comhttps://accounts.muckrock.com/accounts/login/?url_auth_token=AAAT-hLd2dUUJ9HzlVFF6zFofYc%3A1hQ1uD%3A25L_cjRfrfQCwhfz3klR9SgKoIA&next=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.muckrock.com%2Faccounts%2Flogin%2F%3Fnext%3D%252Faccounts%252Fagency_login%252Fsmall-business-administration-120%252Fhubzone-site-visits-72982%252F%253Femail%253Dfoia%252540sba.gov

From: Small Business Administration

The FOIA request - SBA-2019-000560 has been supplemented with additional supporting files. Additional details for this item are as follows:
* Tracking Number: SBA-2019-000560
* Requester: Marianne Bellotti
* Submitted Date: 05/12/2019
* Description: To Whom It May Concern:

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

- Number of site visits SBA has done as part of the HUBZone program since 2011
- Number of virtual HUBZone site visits using tools like Google Earth for the same period
- Costs of HUBZone site visits by year for the same period

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,

Marianne Bellotti

Upload documents directly: https://https://www.muckrock.comhttps://accounts.muckrock.com/accounts/login/?url_auth_token=AAAT-hLd2dUUJ9HzlVFF6zFofYc%3A1hQ1uD%3A25L_cjRfrfQCwhfz3klR9SgKoIA&next=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.muckrock.com%2Faccounts%2Flogin%2F%3Fnext%3D%252Faccounts%252Fagency_login%252Fsmall-business-administration-120%252Fhubzone-site-visits-72982%252F%253Femail%253Dfoia%252540sba.gov

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