City of Asheville Submitted: April 7, 2020 | Updated: September 1, 2020

(April 2020) Request for info related to Asheville PD pay raises as of 04/02/20

Hello City of Asheville, NC Government,

I'd like to make a public records request for the following information:

1. Please provide information pertaining to Chief Deputy Baumstark's pay raises since his hire date, and the current top out pay for his position.

2. I would also like information on the last time police officers were given a raise excluding cost of living.

The requested information should include all responsive records from 04/01/2015 - 04/02/2020.

Thank you for your assistance!

Editor’s Note: Sunshine Request makes no claim as to the veracity of any statements or information contained in any of the requests, or public records, we receive.

Status: Completed

Activity:

  • September 1, 2020 11:19 am

    1 month ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Terry White <[email protected]>
    date: Sep 1, 2020, 11:19 AM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (April 2020) Request for info related to Asheville PD pay raises as of 04/02/20″

     

    Good morning Terry,

     

    Our apologies that we only just now saw this! We’ve marked this request as completed on our site.

     

    We appreciate your assistance,
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Completed
  • August 3, 2020 9:13 am

    2 months ago

    from: Terry White <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Aug 3, 2020, 9:13 AM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (April 2020) Request for info related to Asheville PD pay raises as of 04/02/20

     

    Sorry. It is here.
    All best,

    Teresa (Terry) White
    Public Records Officer
    City of Asheville
    City Clerk’s Office

    828.259.5631
    Office Hours:
    M-W and F: 8am – 4:30 pm
    pronouns: she/her/hers

     

    **Editor’s Note: Please see referenced file at top left in documents, additionally the link that Terry provided is here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/16bZadJAOAzBNZz-hdMdBVmO9zV8FDqPZ/view


    Status: Clarification Provided
  • July 31, 2020 4:44 pm

    2 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Terry White <[email protected]>
    date: Jul 31, 2020, 4:44 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (April 2020) Request for info related to Asheville PD pay raises as of 04/02/20

     

    Good afternoon Terry,

     

    Thank you for sending this over. Is there a link missing in your email?

     

    The “here” in “The record responsive to your request is here” isn’t linked to anything and we just wanted to double check.

     

    Thank you!
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Clarification Requested
  • July 31, 2020 9:37 am

    2 months ago

    from: Terry White <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Jul 31, 2020, 9:37 AM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (April 2020) Request for info related to Asheville PD pay raises as of 04/02/20

     

    Good morning, Sunshine Request:
    The record responsive to your request is here.
    I am informed that the top out pay for this position is $128,184.52. Additionally, the last time police officers were given a raise was on June 3, 2017. The raise was to bring the public safety plan to market.
    Please let me know if you have other questions.
    All best,

    Teresa (Terry) White
    Public Records Officer
    City of Asheville
    City Clerk’s Office

    828.259.5631
    Office Hours:
    M-W and F: 8am – 4:30 pm
    pronouns: she/her/hers


    Status: Response Received from Government
  • June 15, 2020 11:27 am

    4 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Terry White <[email protected]>
    date: Jun 15, 2020, 11:27 AM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (April 2020) Request for info related to Asheville PD pay raises as of 04/02/20

     

    Good morning Terry,

     

    Thank you for the update!

     

    We’ve noted what you’ve said on our site and will follow up again in mid-July if we haven’t heard from you sooner.

     

    We appreciate your assistance,
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • June 5, 2020 4:17 pm

    4 months ago

    from: Terry White <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Jun 5, 2020, 4:17 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (April 2020) Request for info related to Asheville PD pay raises as of 04/02/20

     

    Good afternoon, Sunshine Request:
    I do not have an update on this request at this time. I will send you any responsive records once the request is processed.
    Please let me know if you have other questions.
    All best,
    Teresa L. (Terry) White
    City of Asheville
    City Clerk’s Office
    Public Records Officer
    828.259.5631
    Office Hours During Covid19 Redeployment:
    M-W and Friday: 8am – 10am; 4:00pm – 4:30pm
    Office Hours During Covid19 Redeployment:
    M-W and Friday: 8am – 10am; 4:00pm – 4:30pm


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • June 3, 2020 3:34 pm

    4 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Terry White <[email protected]>
    date: Jun 3, 2020, 3:34 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (April 2020) Request for info related to Asheville PD pay raises as of 04/02/20

     

    Good afternoon Terry,

     

    We just wanted to check in on this request to see if there was any update to report?

     

    Thank you!
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Follow up
  • April 16, 2020 8:40 am

    6 months ago

    from: Terry White <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Apr 16, 2020, 8:40 AM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (April 2020) Request for info related to Asheville PD pay raises as of 04/02/20

     

    Good morning, Sunshine Request:
    I have received your public records request and will forward it to the appropriate person(s) for processing. Once processing is complete, I will forward you any responsive records. In the meantime, please contact me if you have other questions.
    Be well.
    All best,

    Teresa L. (Terry) White
    City of Asheville
    City Clerk’s Office
    Public Records Officer
    828.259.5631
    Office Hours: M-F: 8:00 am — 4:30 pm
    pronouns: she/her/hers


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • April 15, 2020 4:49 pm

    6 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Terry White <[email protected]>
    date: Apr 15, 2020, 4:49 PM
    subject: Records Request: (April 2020) Request for info related to Asheville PD pay raises as of 04/02/20

     

    Good afternoon Terry,

     

    We’ve received a new public records request via our website www.sunshinerequest.com for information that may be available in your office.

     

    Please confirm receipt to let us know the request will begin processing, and if possible, please provide a rough estimate of when the request may be completed. We will plan on following up again around that time.

     

    Here are the details of the request:

     

    Subject: (April 2020) Request for info related to Asheville PD pay raises as of 04/02/20

     

    Message: “Hello City of Asheville, NC Government,

     

    I’d like to make a public records request for the following information:

     

    1. Please provide information pertaining to Chief Deputy Baumstark’s pay raises since his hire date, and the current top out pay for his position.

     

    2. I would also like information on the last time police officers were given a raise excluding cost of living.

     

    The requested information should include all responsive records from 04/01/2015 – 04/02/2020.

     

    Thank you for your assistance!”

     

    ** Sunshine Request makes no claim as to the veracity of any statements or information contained in any of the requests, or public records, we receive.

     

    Thank you for your help!
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Sent to Government
  • April 7, 2020 5:39 pm

    6 months ago

    Submitted to Sunshine Request
    Status: Pending