Records on 1962 Land Exchange (Bureau of Indian Affairs)

Adam Stasko filed this request with the Bureau of Indian Affairs of the United States of America.
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BIA-2020-00758

Multi Request Records on 1962 Land Exchange
Est. Completion None
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Payment Required

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From: Adam Stasko


To Whom It May Concern:

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

Records pertaining to the 1962 land exchange agreement between the United States Government and the Southern Ute Indian Tribe: including House of Representatives bill 9342(amended).

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,

Adam Stasko

From: Bureau of Indian Affairs

Thank you for your email. Your request has been forwarded to the BIA-Southwest Region for a response. For questions or status updates regarding this request you may contact the BIA FOIA Coordinator. She may be contacted at:

Jean Buck-Curtis

1001 Indian School Road NW

Albuquerque, NM 87401

jean.buck-curtis@bia.gov

505-563-3543 (Direct)

505-563-3062 (Fax)

NOTE: The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) offices in the bureaus/offices of the Department of the Interior are continuing to process FOIA requests to the best of their ability during the COVID-19 pandemic. To keep employees healthy and safe, the Department is maximizing telework flexibility and employing social distancing protocols. As a result of these precautions, most employees are working remotely and unable to collect hard copy records located in government facilities at this time. If your request is for hard copy records, the response to your request will very likely be delayed.

From: Adam Stasko

Thank you

From: Bureau of Indian Affairs

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: Bureau of Indian Affairs

A letter stating the requester must agree to or prepay assessed or estimated fees in order for the agency to continue processing the request.

From: Bureau of Indian Affairs

Jean:

Please respond to this requester.

Thank you.

From: Bureau of Indian Affairs

Good Morning:

I am following up with an email in regards to your FOIA request, BIA-2020-00758.

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From: Adam Stasko


To Whom It May Concern:

Please find enclosed a check for $144.00 to satisfy the fee associated with the attached public records request.

Thank you.

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From: Bureau of Indian Affairs

A letter stating the requester must agree to or prepay assessed or estimated fees in order for the agency to continue processing the request.

From: Adam Stasko

Hello,

I believe I sent payment already to cover these costs. Did you receive the check?

Sincerely,

Adam Stasko

From: Bureau of Indian Affairs

Hello Mr. Stasko:

I am following up on your email.

Your FOIA request was closed on July 24, 2020. As stated in the attached letter in this email, we informed you that we did not receive notice of payment for the amount stated within the 20-work days of the estimated letter that was dated June 12, 2020, also attached in this email.

When our region did receive notice of your payment, unfortunately it was pass the 20 work days. Your check was then mailed back to you via Federal Express with tracking number 8148.5130.9040. Please inquire if the payment was returned to your office.
The check was sent back to this address: MuckRock News, Dept MR 93025
411A Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA 02144

If you wish to make another identical FOIA request, you may do so. If you have any other questions, you may email me.

Thank you
Jean Buck-Curtis
FOIA Coordinator
BIA, Southwest Region

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