|Multi Request||Police union contract/collective bargaining agreement|
|Submitted||Aug. 18, 2020|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Maine Freedom of Access Act, I hereby request the following records:
A copy of the current collective bargaining agreement (also known as a collective agreement or a union contract) between this department/agency and the local police union/fraternal order/benevolent association (or similar/equivalent organization). This includes any and all memorandums of understanding or similar agreements. Please provide all associated addendums, amendments, appendices, exhibits, and other supplemental and supporting documents.
Here are examples of responsive materials provided by other agencies in response to similar requests:
https://cdn.muckrock.com/foia_files/2018/02/27/2-21-18_MR18491_RES_IDC000697-022018.pdf (Long Beach, California)
https://cdn.muckrock.com/foia_files/2015/08/24/Collective_Bargaining_Agreement_1.pdf (St. Louis, Missouri)
https://cdn.muckrock.com/foia_files/2015/12/14/TPPA_2015-2017.pdf (Toledo, Ohio)
https://cdn.muckrock.com/foia_files/2020/07/17/2020-134_2020-02-18_Meet___Confer_Agreement_Waco_Police_Association.pdf (Waco, Texas)
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To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Maine Freedom of Access Act request, copied below, and originally submitted on Aug. 18, 2020. 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.
I am in receipt of you FOAA request. I will review your request and respond to you within five days with an estimated time to collect the documents and/or a denial if anything is deemed confidential by statue and therefore exempt from disclosure. In the interim you can go to our website and obtain the current labor contract that you desire. It is filed under the County Manager page. www.yorkcountymaine.gov
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Attached, please find memorandums of understanding or similar agreements you requested under the Maine Freedom of Access Act regarding our police union.
Assistant to the York County Manager
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