Surf Beach Violation Report

Michael Hodapp filed this request with the Air Force of the United States of America.
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From: Michael Hodapp


To Whom It May Concern:

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

All documents related to records of beach violations during snowy plover nesting season at Surf Beach, located on Vandenberg Air Force Base property, including violation reports and any list which includes the names of those who have violated beach access rules instituted during snowy plover season from the year 2016 to present.

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,

Michael Hodapp

From: Michael Hodapp

Hi,

Just following up on my previous request, submitted May 22 2018, on which I have not heard back.

I appreciate your cooperation on this matter.

Thank you,

Michael Hodapp

From: Air Force

Dear Michael Hodapp,
The status of your FOIA request #'2020-02398-F' has been updated to the following status 'Received'. To log into the PAL Application click on the Application URL below.

https://efoia.milcloud.mil/App/Index.aspx

Sincerely,
Air Force FOIA Requester Service Center

From: Air Force

Dear Michael Hodapp,

Your request has been received by the Air Force FOIA Requester Service Center. The request has been assigned tracking # '2020-02398-F', please log into your account and review your submission.

The application address is https://efoia.milcloud.mil/App/Index.aspx.

Thank you,
Air Force FOIA Requester Service Center

From: Air Force

DearMr. Hodapp We received yourFreedom of Information Act (FOIA) an email concerning your original request of 22May 2018, for copies of all documents related to records of beach violationsduring snowy plover nesting season at Surf Beach, located on Vandenberg AirForce Base property, including violation reports and any list which includesthe names of those who have violated beach access rules instituted during snowyplover season from the year 2016 to present. I received and email of your requeston 26 March 2020. I am not sure why ittook this long to finally get to the VAFB RSC, but I will be processing yourrequest once we clarify a few items. I see that yousent a status update request to the USAF SAF FOIA Office on 4 March 2020 so Iwill take email as a confirmation that you are still interested in processingthis FOIA request you originally filed with them on 22 May 2018. Since your original request timeline was 22May 2018 to present, would you like to adjust your timeline or shall we go with22 May 2018 to 26 March 2020? I amsending this email request to the email you had on file. Once you respond, that will be how wecorrespond from this point on, unless you want hard copies sent to MuckRockNews, ATTN: Mr. Michael Hodapp, DEPT MR54649, 411A Highland Ave, Somerville MA 02144-2516. That is the street address on record for thisFOIA request. Asfar as fees assessed and your fee category, I understand you fall in theNew-Media category, and that you would like to be informed of any assessed feesin advance of fulfilling your request. May I suggest that you agree to pay fees of $25.00 and to be informed ifthe estimated fees exceed your limit? Thisis the perfect amount to agree with as I can waive fees of $25.00 or less. This way, we do not have to place yourrequest on hold again while we seek your acceptance of FOIA related fees and wecan acknowledge your approval to pay related FOIA fees in the system. We also have the option of sending responsivedocuments (if located) through the DoD SAFE Exchange so there would be no duplication cost assessed. We are holding your request in abeyance until we receive yourclarification. If we do not receive your reply by 9 April2020, we will close these case files and you must initiate new FOIA requestsfor the records desired.  Please call usif you have any additional questions and reference FOIA case number 2020-02398-Fin your response. You may also contact the Air Force FOIAPublic Liaison Officer, Ms. Anh Trinh, concerning these clarificationsrequested at AF FOIA Public Liaison Office (SAF/CN), 1800 Air Force Pentagon,Washington, DC 20330-1800, usaf.pentagon.saf-cn.mbx.af-foia@mail.mil (mailto:usaf.pentagon.saf-cn.mbx.af-foia@mail.mil) or (703) 614-8500. Additionally, you maycontact the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) at the NationalArchives and Records Administration to inquire about the FOIA mediationservices they offer. The contactinformation for OGIS is as follows: Office of Government Information Services, National Archives and RecordsAdministration, 8601 Adelphi Road-OGIS, College Park, Maryland 20740-6001,e-mail at https://ogis.archives.gov/mediation-program/request-assistance.htm (https://ogis.archives.gov/mediation-program/request-assistance.htm) or telephone at: (202) 741-5770;toll free 1 (877) 684-6448; or facsimile (202) 741-5769. Using the disputeresolution services will not affect your appeal rights. Sincerely LOUISE HENLE VAFB FOIA Manager 30 SCS/SCXK 867Washington Ave VandenbergAFB CA 93437-6120 (805)606-7006 CaseFile 2020-02398-F

From: Air Force

Dear Mr. Hodapp

I sent you an email expressing the clarifications we need for your FOIA
request on 26 March 2020 and I also left you a voice mail to assure you got
the email. We cannot proceed until you provide the clarifications requested
below. If you do not respond by 9 April 2020, I will have to close your FOIA
request.

Sincerely

LOUISE HENLE

FOIA/PRIVACY Programs Manager

30 SCS/SCXK

867 Washington Ave

Vandenberg AFB CA 93437

COMM: (805) 606-7006 DSN: 276

Cell: (805) 315-1926

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