West Los Angeles VA Land Use Agreements (2018-2020) (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)

Ryan Thompson filed this request with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs of the United States of America .
Multi Request West Los Angeles VA Land Use Agreements (2018-2020)
Status
Rejected

Communications

From: Ryan Thompson


To Whom It May Concern:

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

Copies of any and all Agreements that are Leases, Enhanced Use Leases, Sharing Agreements, Revocable Licenses, Access Agreements, Easements and Land Use Agreements entered into, executed, engaged and / or otherwise Agreed to by and / or between, but not limited to: the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Secretary of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, it's departments, divisions, agents and / or ensigns; with, for and / or to any other entity, person or organization on any date from January 1st, 2018 through December 31st, 2020 - specifically regarding any land, property, asset, utility, right of way and / or other land use anywhere within the entire, approximately 400 acre, West Los Angeles VA land, located within and / or adjacent to Los Angeles County, Los Angeles City and / or Federal lands thereabouts; including any land therein which is managed, settled, entitled, operated or otherwise occupied by any non U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs entity.

If this request is performed, delivered and closed before December 31st, 2020, as anticipated amid the twenty-day response time mandated under Public Law; then the applicable end date of information requested herein will be on that same date.

Examples of such agreements, if they exist - include but are not limited to any between the U.S. Department Of Veterans Affairs and: VA Building 207, LLC / LP for any Enhanced Use Lease of Real Property; Building 205 Holdings / Preservation, LLC / LP for any Enhanced Use Lease of Real Property, Building 208 Holdings / Preservation, LLC / LP for any Enhanced Use Lease of Real Property; and any city, county or state government entity and / or organization or joint powers authority for any Easement of Real Property or Right of Way - such as the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

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.

Time is of the essence regarding this request and I will be available to promptly respond to any correspondence about this request if required.

Sincerely,

Ryan Thompson, U.S. Citizen
Resident of Los Angeles, California

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,

Ryan Thompson

From: Muckrock Staff

To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following request, copied below. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Dear Mr. Ryan Thompson:

This email is to acknowledge receipt of your October 20, 2020, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

We received your request on October 21, 2020, and assigned it FOIA tracking number 21-00454-F. Please refer to this number when communicating with the VA about this request.

We are presently contacting VA Offices to see who would maintain the records. If we need any additional information/clarification, we will contact you.

V/R,

Diane Cooke
Department of Veterans Affairs
VACO FOIA Service (005R1C)
Quality, Performance, and Risk (QPR)
Office of Information and Technology (OIT)
Phone: 202-632-7419
E-Fax: 202-632-7581
Hotline: 1-877-750-3642

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From: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Dear Mr. Ryan Thompson:

This email is to acknowledge receipt of your October 20, 2020, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), in which you are requesting:

"Copies of any and all Agreements that are Leases, Enhanced Use Leases, Sharing Agreements, Revocable Licenses, Access Agreements, Easements and Land Use Agreements entered into, executed, engaged and / or otherwise Agreed to by and / or between, but not limited to: the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Secretary of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, it's departments, divisions, agents and / or ensigns; with, for and / or to any other entity, person or organization on any date from January 1st, 2018 through December 31st, 2020 - specifically regarding any land, property, asset, utility, right of way and / or other land use anywhere within the entire, approximately 400 acre, West Los Angeles VA land, located within and / or adjacent to Los Angeles County, Los Angeles City and / or Federal lands thereabouts; including any land therein which is managed, settled, entitled, operated or otherwise occupied by any non U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs entity."
The FOIA Service received your request on October 21, 2020, and assigned it FOIA tracking number 21-00454-F. Please refer to this number when communicating with the VA about this request.

We contacted the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (HCS) and was advised that the subject date and subject matter of this request is a duplicate of your request to the Veterans Health Administration, VA Greater Los Angeles HCS. VA Greater Los Angeles HCS has received your request and assigned it case number 21-00502-F. You can expect to hear from them directly.

Therefore, the FOIA Service is closing FOIA request number 21-00454-F as a duplicate request. Consequently, we will take no further action on your request.

This concludes the FOIA Service's response to your request.

We appreciate your interest in the VA.

Sincerely,

Diane M. Cooke

Department of Veterans Affairs
VACO FOIA Service (005R1C)
Quality, Performance, and Risk (QPR)
Office of Information and Technology (OIT)
Phone: 202-632-7419
E-Fax: 202-632-7581
Hotline: 1-877-750-3642

[cid:image001.png@01D6A87C.EB6D2CA0]QPR's Mission Statement:
"To lead a culture of quality and accountability to drive an exceptional Veteran and customer experience."

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