|Submitted||Dec. 20, 2014|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Vermont public records law (1 V.S.A. §§ 315-320), I hereby request the following records:
All contracts and their amendments between the State of Vermont Department of Corrections and Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) for the Florence Correctional Center (https://www.cca.com/facilities/florence-correctional-center)
I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.
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 5 business days, as the statute requires.
Beryl C.D. Lipton
Dear Ms. Lipton,
Attached is the contract between the State of Vermont and the Corrections Corporation of America.
The contract is inclusive of the general population contract with a facility in Kentucky.
Vermont Department of Corrections