DC military parade cost estimates and expenses (Mayor's Office)

Josh Israel filed this request with the Mayor's Office of Washington, DC.
Multi Request DC military parade cost estimates and expenses
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From: Josh Israel

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the District of Columbia Freedom of Information Act § 2-531 et seq.

All invoices, cost estimates, or bills related to the White House and Department of Defense's planned 2018 Veterans Day military parade.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes. I am a reporter with ThinkProgress, an online publication covering politics and policy in Washington, DC. Given that, I request you waive all associated fees.

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 15 business days, as the statute requires.


Danielle McLean
(202) 741-6247

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: Mayor's Office

Hello Ms. McLean,
This is in response to your FOIA request for:  All invoices, cost estimates, or bills related to the White House andDepartment of Defense's planned 2018 Veterans Day military parade.
Please provide a date range for the search.  If you do not respond within 30 days, your request may be subject to closure.
Alana Burnett

From: Mayor's Office

VIA ELECTRONIC MAIL March 8, 2023 MuckRock News
Dept MR 33192
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144 Re:      FinalResponse 2021-FOIA-00570 Dear MuckRock News, This is the finalresponse to your recent Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) request to theExecutive Office of the Mayor (“EOM”).  The details of your requestare below. “Allinvoices, cost estimates, or bills related to the White House and Department ofDefense's planned 2018 Veterans Day military parade.” As the FOIA Officer forEOM, I only have the ability to conduct searches of, and respond to requestsfor, EOM records.  Upon further research of your request, it appearsthat these are not EOM records. Your request pertains to two federal governmentagencies. EOM does not have the ability to search for records for a federalagency. If you are still seeking records pertaining to this request, it is possiblethat the federal agencies will have records responsive to your request. Please know that, under D.C. Official Code § 2-537 and 1 DCMR 412,you have the right to appeal this letter to the Mayor or to the Superior Courtof the District of Columbia.  If you elect to appeal to the Mayor,your appeal must be in writing and contain the following: (1) a copy of the original request; (2) a copy of any written denial; (3) a statement of the circumstances, reasons, and/or argumentsadvanced in support of disclosure; and (4) a daytime telephone number, and e-mail and/or U.S. Mailaddress at which you can be reached. Please also be sure to include “Freedom of Information Act Appeal”or “FOIA Appeal” in the subject line of the letter or email as well as on theoutside of the envelope. The appeal should be emailed to foia.appeals@dc.gov (mailto:foia.appeals@dc.gov) or sent by mail to: The Mayor’s Office of Legal Counsel, FOIA Appeal, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 407 Washington, DC 20004 Further, a copy of all appeal materials must be forwarded to theFreedom of Information Officer of the involved agency or to the agency head ofthat agency if there is no designated Freedom of Information Officerthere.  Failure to follow these administrative steps will result indelay in the processing and commencement of a response to your appeal to theMayor. Sincerely, Tenette Smith FOIA Officer, Executive Office of the Mayor


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