Emergency Management Agency PPE bids and procedures (Virginia Department of Emergency Management)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Virginia Department of Emergency Management of Virginia.
Multi Request Emergency Management Agency PPE bids and procedures
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From: Beryl Lipton


To Whom It May Concern:

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

• The current procedure for procuring personal protective equipment (PPE) on behalf of agencies and entities within the jurisdiction of this office. If this office manages PPE requests for county, local, or private entities, please also provide any guiding material for soliciting, receiving, organizing, and fulfilling those requests.

• Any bids placed by this agency for the acquisition of PPE for this office or on behalf of any entity within the jurisdiction of this agency.

• Any available spreadsheet or aggregate information related to bids for PPE. Please provide all available segregable data, including but not limited to the source, the quantity, and the success of the bid.

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

From: Virginia Department of Emergency Management

Thank you for reaching out. I am currently on parental leave. If you
need immediate assistance, please contact
Lauren.Opett@vdem.virginia.gov or Curtis.Brown@vdem.virginia.gov.

Thank you.
--
*Dillon Taylor, Esq.*
Chief of Staff & Senior Counsel
Virginia Department of Emergency Management
Dillon.Taylor@vdem.virginia.gov
804-543-0055
www.vaemergency.gov

From: Virginia Department of Emergency Management

April 7, 2020

Beryl Lipton
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 91402
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

Dear Beryl Lipton,

I am writing in response to your letter received by the Virginia Department
of Emergency Management on April 7, 2020 requesting:

• The current procedure for procuring personal protective
equipment (PPE) on behalf of agencies and entities within the jurisdiction
of this office. If this office manages PPE requests for county, local, or
private entities, please also provide any guiding material for soliciting,
receiving, organizing, and fulfilling those requests.

• Any bids placed by this agency for the acquisition of PPE for
this office or on behalf of any entity within the jurisdiction of this
agency.

• Any available spreadsheet or aggregate information related to
bids for PPE. Please provide all available segregable data, including but
not limited to the source, the quantity, and the success of the bid.

VDEM handles procurement, to include personal protective equipment (PPE),
for many types of events, to include hazardous materials, pandemic, natural
disasters and more. The records over the years could number in the
hundreds. In accordance with 2.2-3704.B. of the *Code of Virginia*, VDEM
requests that you help us narrow down your request in order for us to
provide you the specific information for the specific timeframe you seek.
Please provide us more clarity and detail of those records you seek and we
will endeavor to provide you those records in accordance with the Freedom
of Information Act.

Please send your response via email to brookie.crawford@vdem.virginia.gov.

Sincerely,

Brookie L. Crawford
VDEM Freedom of Information Officer
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Brookie Crawford
(804) 516-5779 cell
(804) 267-7606 office

brookie.crawford@vdem.virginia.gov

Commonwealth of Virginia
Department of Emergency Management
9711 Farrar Court, Suite 200
North Chesterfield, VA 23236
Fax: (804) 897-6506

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