Organizational Strategies, Inc. Contracts (Coast Guard)

M. C. McGrath filed this request with the Coast Guard of the United States of America.
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From: M. C. McGrath


To Whom It May Concern:

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

All contracts with the company Organizational Strategies, Inc. signed between the years 2000 and 2018.

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,

M. C. McGrath

From: Coast Guard

Good Morning,

This letter acknowledges receipt of your July 5, 2018, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the U. S. Coast Guard, for responsive records. This office received your request on July 18, 2018.

After careful review of your FOIA request, we determined that your request is too broad in scope or did not specifically identify the records which you are seeking. Records must be described in reasonably sufficient detail to enable government employees who are familiar with the subject area to locate records without placing an unreasonable burden upon the agency. For this reason, 6 C.F.R. Part 5 §5.3(b) of the DHS FOIA regulations require that you describe the records you are seeking with as much information as possible to ensure that our search can locate them with a reasonable amount of effort. In addition to the information provided, your request description should include the specific Coast Guard contract numbers of interest. If such contracts exist, you may find the associated contract numbers via the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS), which is accessible from https://www.fpds.gov/fpdsng_cms/; accessed on DATE. The FPDS allows for anyone to register and access records pertaining to all federal agency procurement actions, including the ability to run a variety of reports based on specified criteria.

Please resubmit your revised request, containing a reasonable description of the records you are seeking. If we do not hear from you within 30 days from the date of this letter, we will assume you are no longer interested in this FOIA request as it pertains to this office, and this case will be administratively closed. Please be advised that this action is not a denial of your request and will not preclude you from filing other requests in the future.

You may contact this office at e-mail address EFOIA@uscg.mil.

From: Coast Guard

Good Morning,

This letter acknowledges receipt of your July 5, 2018, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the U. S. Coast Guard, for responsive records. This office received your request on July 18, 2018.

After careful review of your FOIA request, we determined that your request is too broad in scope or did not specifically identify the records which you are seeking. Records must be described in reasonably sufficient detail to enable government employees who are familiar with the subject area to locate records without placing an unreasonable burden upon the agency. For this reason, 6 C.F.R. Part 5 §5.3(b) of the DHS FOIA regulations require that you describe the records you are seeking with as much information as possible to ensure that our search can locate them with a reasonable amount of effort. In addition to the information provided, your request description should include the specific Coast Guard contract numbers of interest. If such contracts exist, you may find the associated contract numbers via the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS), which is accessible from https://www.fpds.gov/fpdsng_cms/; accessed on DATE. The FPDS allows for anyone to register and access records pertaining to all federal agency procurement actions, including the ability to run a variety of reports based on specified criteria.

Please resubmit your revised request, containing a reasonable description of the records you are seeking. If we do not hear from you within 30 days from the date of this letter, we will assume you are no longer interested in this FOIA request as it pertains to this office, and this case will be administratively closed. Please be advised that this action is not a denial of your request and will not preclude you from filing other requests in the future.

You may contact this office at e-mail address EFOIA@uscg.mil.

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