Communication Services Contract (Westmoreland County Sheriff)

Augie Torres filed this request with the Westmoreland County Sheriff of Westmoreland County, PA.
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Communications

From: Augie Torres

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Pennsylvania Right to Know Act, I hereby request the following records:

A copy of the current contract between the County and the current vendor for inmate communication services at the County Correctional / Detention Facility. This may encompass telecommunication, kiosk, and mobile tablet services. I am requesting that the information provided contain the term and expiration date of the current contract (including any optional contract extensions), as well as the current telecommunications provider and the services currently being provided pursuant to the agreement.

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,

Augie Torres

From: Westmoreland County Sheriff

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OPEN RECORDS OFFICER
LUCY YAKULIS, DIRECTOR OF RECORDS MANAGEMENT
WESTMORELAND COUNTY
RECORDS MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT
2 NORTH MAIN STREET
GREENSBURG, PA 15601
FAX 724-830-3684
PHONE 724-830-3467
EMAIL: RECORDS@CO.WESTMORELAND.PA.US

May 8, 2018

Augie Torres
MuckRock News
Dept. MR 50993
411A Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

Dear Mr. Torres;

Thank you for writing to Westmoreland County with your request for information pursuant to the Pennsylvania Right- To-Know Law.

On Friday, May 4, 2018 you requested a copy of the current contract between the County and the current vendor for inmate communication services at the County Correctional/Detention Facility.

Your request is now granted. Attached please find the requested document.

You have a right to appeal this answer for information in writing to The Executive Director, Office of Open Records, Commonwealth Keystone Building, 400 North Street, 4th Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17120.

If you choose to file an appeal you must do so within 15 business days of the mailing date of the agency's response. Section 1101. If you have further questions, please call Lucy Yakulis, Right-To-Know Officer.

Respectfully,

Lucy Yakulis
Director of Records Management, Right to Know Officer
Westmoreland County

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From: Westmoreland County Sheriff

I am not sure what you are now referring to. I am the Open Records Officer for Westmoreland County.
I answered your request on May 8, 2018 with the information attached that you requested. You even have my letter in the timeline of this email.
What is it that you are wanting now.
The Sheriff is not the Right to Know Officer.
Please let me know if there is something else you need.

Lucy Yakulis
Director of Records Management
Right to Know Officer
Westmoreland County
40 N. Pennsylvania Ave.
Greensburg, PA 15601
(724) 830-3467 Office
(724) 830-3682 Fax
lyakulis@co.westmoreland.pa.us

From: Augie Torres

Hi Lucy,

Apologies for the long delay here. I appreciate you providing the documentation. Unfortunately, I can't seem to find the attachment of the actual communication contract with GTL. Thank you!

From: Westmoreland County Sheriff

Hi Lucy,

Apologies for the long delay here. I appreciate you providing the documentation. Unfortunately, I can't seem to find the attachment of the actual communication contract with GTL. Thank you! This is a follow up to a previous request:

Mr. Torres,

I am providing you with the same information that was sent on May 8, 2018 per your request dated September 6, 2018 plus a copy of the original response.

[cid:d09f77f9-6fe8-4342-a1cf-b49c2d8da153]
OPEN RECORDS OFFICER
LUCY YAKULIS, DIRECTOR OF RECORDS MANAGEMENT
WESTMORELAND COUNTY
RECORDS MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT
2 NORTH MAIN STREET
GREENSBURG, PA 15601
FAX 724-830-3684
PHONE 724-830-3467
EMAIL: RECORDS@CO.WESTMORELAND.PA.US<mailto:RECORDS@CO.WESTMORELAND.PA.US>

May 8, 2018

Augie Torres
MuckRock News
Dept. MR 50993
411A Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

Dear Mr. Torres;

Thank you for writing to Westmoreland County with your request for information pursuant to the Pennsylvania Right- To-Know Law.

On Friday, May 4, 2018 you requested a copy of the current contract between the County and the current vendor for inmate communication services at the County Correctional/Detention Facility.

Your request is now granted. Attached please find the requested document.

You have a right to appeal this answer for information in writing to The Executive Director, Office of Open Records, Commonwealth Keystone Building, 400 North Street, 4th Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17120.

If you choose to file an appeal you must do so within 15 business days of the mailing date of the agency's response. Section 1101. If you have further questions, please call Lucy Yakulis, Right-To-Know Officer.

Respectfully,

Lucy Yakulis
Director of Records Management, Right to Know Officer
Westmoreland County

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