Financial Spending/Audit Review

John Passmore filed this request with the Walton County Clerk Of Courts of Walton County, FL.


From: John Passmore

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Florida Sunshine Law, I hereby request the following records:

All emails created, sent, and received regarding the recently released financial review and/or audit of the Walton County Board of County Commissioners to include all communications to all individuals regarding this matter that also show the date/time of when this correspondence occurred, who is was sent to and/or received from.

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 10 business days.


John Passmore

From: Walton County Clerk Of Courts

Dear Mr. Passmore,

Your public records request was forwarded to me and I was asked to respond. I apologize for the delay in getting back to you - the Labor Day holiday is to blame.

Our office recently fulfilled a public records request from the Northwest Florida Daily News that was very similar to (if not the same as) your request. I've taken the liberty of going ahead and providing you with that information. Please see the below link for the Sharefile containing the responsive records to that request and the attached email chain which details that request. The time frame for that email search was January 31, 2022 to July 20, 2022.

Sharefile link:

Please let me know if what I've provided to you in this email satisfies your request or if you would like me to run a separate or supplemental email search. If you would like me to run a separate email search, please provide me with search terms/criteria. Please know that you will be required to pay for staff time to fulfill the request should the search return a significant number of emails, which must be reviewed prior to release for privileged or confidential information. If my email has been unclear or you have additional questions regarding this request, please feel free to email me at this address or you may call my office at (850) 892-8115, ext. 7036.

Sidney Noyes
General Counsel & Director of Court Services
Walton County Clerk of Courts & Comptroller