USMS contracts/MOUs/IGSAs re: West Tennessee Detention Facility

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Department of Justice, United States Marshals of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

Tracking # 2015USMS28867
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

All contracts (and their amendments), memorandums of understanding, intergovernmental service agreements, and any agreements of any sort entered into by the United States Marshals Service for all services, equipment, and activities involving/provided by/contracted for regarding West Tennessee Detention Facility and any facilities associated with it through any of the aforementioned agreements regarding the facility.

Responsive materials should include but not be limited to:

• the initial Invitation to Bid, Request for Proposal, or equivalent call for contractors
• the responsive materials provided by the winning bidder
• all other vendor responses
• all evaluation material, scorecards, reports, and notes generated in the selection process
• the current contract
• all exhibits
• all amendments
• all invoices/receipts detailing compensation received as a result of any agreements
• all agreements related to the provision of services, such as water and sewage
• all financial agreements (such as loans or bonds) entered into as a result or in association with any of the aforementioned agreements
• all agreements regarding the utilization of inmate labor by any agency within this entity's jurisdiction

This request is being made as part of a journalistic investigation. 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 fees cannot be waived, 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,

Beryl C.D. Lipton

From: Wassom, Leila (USMS)

Good afternoon,

I have been assigned to process the above-titled FOIA request. Attached is an acknowledgment letter.

Leila Wassom
FOI/PA Specialist
United States Marshals Service
Office of General Counsel
(202) 353-8310

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Aug. 27, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #2015USMS28867.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: Wassom, Leila (USMS)

Good morning,

FOiA requests are processed in order of receipt, and I have a backlog of many requests received prior to yours. Therefore, it will be several months before you receive a response. Thank you.

Leila Wassom
FOI/PA Specialist
United States Marshals Service
Office of General Counsel
(202) 353-8310

From: Wassom, Leila (USMS)

Due to a backlog of many cases received prior to yours, it will be several months before you receive a response.

Leila Wassom
FOI/PA Specialist
United States Marshals Service
Office of General Counsel
(202) 353-8310

From: Department of Justice, United States Marshals

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: Department of Justice, United States Marshals

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.

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