Other (indicate in message) Submitted: April 12, 2021 | Updated: February 11, 2022

(April 2021) Request for City of Salisbury, NC employee emails and texts 07/01/2020 – 04/01/2021

Hi City of Salisbury, NC Government (Records Officer),

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

Please provide all text messages and emails sent between City of Salisbury, NC employees Jerry Stokes and W. Lane Bailey from July 01, 2020 through April 01, 2021.

This request should also include all attachments (pdfs, files, videos, hyperlinks, photos, etc), and forwards that are indicated within the responsive records. [For example: A .pdf that is an attachment within an email, should also be provided as a document along with the responsive emails].

Please include all of those additional documents where applicable, as relates to the requested information above.

If the records are ultimately too large to send via emailed file share, I'd ask that you please create a public Google Drive folder / link or some other file format to transfer the files electronically.

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: Government Denied Request

Activity:

  • February 11, 2022 4:31 pm

    7 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Kelly Baker <[email protected]>
    cc: [email protected]
    date: Feb 11, 2022, 4:31 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (April 2021) Request for City of Salisbury, NC employee emails and texts 07/01/2020 – 04/01/2021

     

    Good afternoon Kelly,

     

    Following up a sixth time on my initial email I sent to you on 10/14/21 where I said:

     

    “I appreciate your help, but am having trouble opening the file. As best I can tell, a .PST file can only be opened with Microsoft Outlook or Microsoft Outlook Express, of which I have neither. Would it be possible for you to resend the file in some other format, like a .PDF or something?”

     

    I am now going to mark this request as denied, but if you wish to reply in the future I will go ahead and reopen this request at that point.

     

    Thank you!


    Status: Government Denied Request
  • January 20, 2022 3:44 pm

    8 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Kelly Baker <[email protected]>
    cc: [email protected]
    date: Jan 20, 2022, 3:44 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (April 2021) Request for City of Salisbury, NC employee emails and texts 07/01/2020 – 04/01/2021

     

    Good afternoon Kelly,

     

    Following up a fifth time on my initial email I sent to you on 10/14/21 where I said:

     

    “I appreciate your help, but am having trouble opening the file. As best I can tell, a .PST file can only be opened with Microsoft Outlook or Microsoft Outlook Express, of which I have neither. Would it be possible for you to resend the file in some other format, like a .PDF or something?”

     

    Can you please resend to me in a different format? We’ll make one more attempt to follow up on this request before marking it as “denied” on our site. If you want to reopen or clarify this request at some point in the future after it’s marked as denied, we’ll be happy to reopen it.

     

    Thank you!


    Status: Follow up
  • December 9, 2021 4:16 pm

    9 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Kelly Baker <[email protected]>
    cc: [email protected]
    date: Dec 9, 2021, 4:16 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (April 2021) Request for City of Salisbury, NC employee emails and texts 07/01/2020 – 04/01/2021

     

    Good afternoon Kelly,

     

    Following up a fourth time on my initial email I sent to you on 10/14 where I said:

     

    “I appreciate your help, but am having trouble opening the file. As best I can tell, a .PST file can only be opened with Microsoft Outlook or Microsoft Outlook Express, of which I have neither. Would it be possible for you to resend the file in some other format, like a .PDF or something?”

     

    Can you please resend to me in a different format? I appreciate your assistance!

     

    Thank you.


    Status: Follow up
  • November 19, 2021 4:25 pm

    10 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Kelly Baker <[email protected]>
    date: Nov 19, 2021, 4:25 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (April 2021) Request for City of Salisbury, NC employee emails and texts 07/01/2020 – 04/01/2021

     

    Good afternoon Kelly,

     

    Following up a third time on my initial email I sent to you on 10/14 where I said:

     

    “I appreciate your help, but am having trouble opening the file. As best I can tell, a .PST file can only be opened with Microsoft Outlook or Microsoft Outlook Express, of which I have neither. Would it be possible for you to resend the file in some other format, like a .PDF or something?”

     

    Can you please resend to me in a different format? I appreciate your assistance!

     

    Thank you.


    Status: Clarification Requested
  • October 29, 2021 3:37 pm

    11 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Kelly Baker <[email protected]>
    date: Oct 29, 2021, 3:37 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (April 2021) Request for City of Salisbury, NC employee emails and texts 07/01/2020 – 04/01/2021

     

    Good afternoon Kelly,

     

    Following up on my last email from 10/14. As best I can tell, a .PST file can only be opened with Microsoft Outlook or Microsoft Outlook Express, of which I have neither. Would it be possible for you to resend the file in some other format, like a .PDF or something?

     

    Have a good weekend!

     


    Status: Follow up
  • October 14, 2021 12:30 pm

    11 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Kelly Baker <[email protected]>
    date: Oct 14, 2021, 12:30 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (April 2021) Request for City of Salisbury, NC employee emails and texts 07/01/2020 – 04/01/2021

     

    Good afternoon Kelly,

     

    I appreciate your help, but am having trouble opening the file. As best I can tell, a .PST file can only be opened with Microsoft Outlook or Microsoft Outlook Express, of which I have neither. Would it be possible for you to resend the file in some other format, like a .PDF or something?

     

    Thank you so much!


    Status: Clarification Requested
  • October 13, 2021 8:34 am

    11 months ago

    from: Kelly Baker <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Oct 13, 2021, 8:34 AM
    subject: RE: Records Request: (April 2021) Request for City of Salisbury, NC employee emails and texts 07/01/2020 – 04/01/2021

     

    Good morning,

     

    Below is a link to the requested information:

     

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/j0dqhqj4fw6rix6/Bailey_Stokes.pst?dl=0

     


    Status: Response Received from Government
  • October 12, 2021 1:06 pm

    11 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Kelly Baker <[email protected]>
    date: Oct 12, 2021, 1:06 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (April 2021) Request for City of Salisbury, NC employee emails and texts 07/01/2020 – 04/01/2021

     

    Good afternoon Kelly,

     

    Following up on my last email from 9/16 at 4:34pm where we let you know this request is not actually complete. Is there any update you can provide?

     

    I will plan on following up again before the end of the month if I haven’t heard back before then.

     

    Thank you!


    Status: Follow up
  • September 16, 2021 4:34 pm

    1 year ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Kelly Baker <[email protected]>
    date: Sep 16, 2021, 4:34 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (April 2021) Request for City of Salisbury, NC employee emails and texts 07/01/2020 – 04/01/2021

     

    Good afternoon Kelly,

     

    I apologize for any confusion. Upon further review, I’ve determined that the request above has not actually been “Completed”. Though similarly titled, is a different request with different content from the one you’ve referenced in a June 24th email.

     

    On June 24, we did Complete a request for:

     

    (April 2021) Request for City of Salisbury, NC employee(s) emails 07/01/20 – 04/02/21  ”

    https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/see-editors-noteapril-2021-request-for-city-of-salisburync-employees-emails-07-01-20-04-02-21/

    Broadly — that request asked for 10 employee’s emails during a specific time period. This is the thread that also included the email you’ve cited where we said we marked it as “Completed” on our website.

     

    The current request that we’re following up on today, has a very similar title, but is a completely different request.

     

    (April 2021) Request for City of Salisbury, NC employee emails and texts 07/01/2020 – 04/01/2021  ”

    https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/april-2021-request-for-city-of-salisbury-nc-employee-emails-and-texts-07-01-2020-04-01-2021/

    Broadly — this request asks for emails and text messages between 2 employees during a specific time period.

     

    I apologize for any confusion, and we will do better in the future to make sure our requests are not titled so similarly.

     

    We have reopened the current request on our site. If you could please let us know that you’re processing the request, we will hold off on following up again until the end of the month.

     

    Thank you!


    Status: Follow up
  • September 15, 2021 4:09 pm

    1 year ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Kelly Baker <[email protected]>
    date: Sep 15, 2021, 4:09 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (April 2021) Request for City of Salisbury, NC employee emails and texts 07/01/2020 – 04/01/2021

     

    Good afternoon Kelly,

     

    Our apologies! Our wires got crossed here and this request was never marked as completed.

     

    Thank you!


    Status: Completed
  • September 13, 2021 8:21 am

    1 year ago

    from: Kelly Baker <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Sep 13, 2021, 8:21 AM
    subject: RE: Records Request: (April 2021) Request for City of Salisbury, NC employee emails and texts 07/01/2020 – 04/01/2021

     

    Good morning,

     

    Attached is an email explaining the size of this request and your notification that the request would be marked complete.

     

    Thank you,

    Kelly

     

    Kelly K. Baker

    Administrative Services Director

     

    Administration

     

    City of Salisbury || 132 N. Main Street, Salisbury, NC 28144

    Office: (704) 638-5233 || Fax: (704) 638-8409

    [email protected] || www.salisburync.gov

     

    Editor’s Note 09/16: Please see the referenced email / file from Kelly, at top left in “Documents” section. https://www.sunshinerequest.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Records-Request-April-2021-Request-for-City-of-Salisbury-NC-employees-emails-070120-040221.pdf


    Status: Clarification Provided
  • September 10, 2021 3:27 pm

    1 year ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Kelly Baker <[email protected]>,
    [email protected]
    date: Sep 10, 2021, 3:27 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (April 2021) Request for City of Salisbury, NC employee emails and texts 07/01/2020 – 04/01/2021

     

    Good afternoon Kelly,

     

    Hope you’ve been well!

     

    This is our fourth time checking in to see if there is any update to report for this request from 4/19: (April 2021) Request for City of Salisbury, NC employee emails and texts 07/01/2020 – 04/01/2021

     

    I will plan on checking in one more time at the end of the month and if I have not heard back by then I will mark this request as denied.

     

    Thank you!


    Status: Follow up
  • August 24, 2021 1:23 pm

    1 year ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Kelly Baker <[email protected]>,
    [email protected]
    date: Aug 24, 2021, 1:23 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (April 2021) Request for City of Salisbury, NC employee emails and texts 07/01/2020 – 04/01/2021

     

    Good afternoon Kelly,

     

    Hope you’ve been well!

     

    Checking in a third time on this request to see if there was any update to report? I’ll plan on following up again in early September if I don’t hear back before then.

     

    Thank you!


    Status: Follow up
  • July 29, 2021 4:10 pm

    1 year ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Kelly Baker <[email protected]>
    date: Jul 29, 2021, 4:10 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (April 2021) Request for City of Salisbury, NC employee emails and texts 07/01/2020 – 04/01/2021

     

    Good afternoon Kelly,

     

    Checking in on this request again to see if there was any update to report? I’ll plan on following up again in mid-August if I don’t hear back before then.

     

    Thank you!

     


    Status: Follow up
  • June 14, 2021 4:38 pm

    1 year ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Kelly Baker <[email protected]>
    date: Jun 14, 2021, 4:38 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (April 2021) Request for City of Salisbury, NC employee emails and texts 07/01/2020 – 04/01/2021

     

    Good afternoon Kelly,

     

    I am checking in on this request to see if there was any update to report? I’ll plan on following up again at the end of the month if I don’t hear back before then.

     

    Thank you!


    Status: Follow up
  • May 17, 2021 4:04 pm

    1 year ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Kelly Baker <[email protected]>
    date: May 17, 2021, 4:04 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (April 2021) Request for City of Salisbury, NC employee emails and texts 07/01/2020 – 04/01/2021

     

    Good afternoon Kelly,

     

    Thank you for confirming receipt of this request. I’ll plan to follow up again in early June.

     

    Appreciate your assistance!


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • May 4, 2021 8:53 am

    1 year ago

    from: Kelly Baker <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: May 4, 2021, 8:53 AM
    subject: RE: Records Request: (April 2021) Request for City of Salisbury, NC employee emails and texts 07/01/2020 – 04/01/2021

     

    Good morning,

     

    I have received your request and it is being processed. Because of the volume of the records requested and the time required to review the records to determine those responsive to NC Public Records law, I am unable to give you an estimate of when the records will be available.

     

    Thank you,

    Kelly

    Kelly K. Baker

    Administrative Services Director


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • May 3, 2021 4:25 pm

    1 year ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: [email protected]
    cc: [email protected],
    [email protected]
    date: May 3, 2021, 4:25 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (April 2021) Request for City of Salisbury, NC employee emails and texts 07/01/2020 – 04/01/2021

     

    Good afternoon City of Salisbury, NC Government,

     

    I’m following up on this public records request sent on 4/19: (April 2021) Request for City of Salisbury, NC employee emails and texts 07/01/2020 – 04/01/2021

     

    Please confirm that the request has been received on your end, and if / when it will begin being processed. Please provide a timeline or rough estimate as to when the request will be completed, and I will follow up around the time you specify.

     

    In any case, I’ll plan to follow up again at the end of the month if I have not heard back before then.

     

    Thank you for your assistance!


    Status: Follow up
  • April 19, 2021 4:53 pm

    1 year ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: [email protected]
    date: Apr 19, 2021, 4:53 PM
    subject: Records Request: (April 2021) Request for City of Salisbury, NC employee emails and texts 07/01/2020 – 04/01/2021

     

    Good afternoon City of Salisbury, NC Government,

     

    I’d like to make a public records request for information that may be available in your office. If you are not the appropriate contact, please let me know where to direct this request.

     

    Please confirm receipt to let me know the request will begin processing, and if possible, please provide a rough estimate of when the request may be completed. I will plan on following up again at the end of the month if I have not heard back before then.

     

    Here are the details of the request:

     

    Subject: (April 2021) Request for City of Salisbury, NC employee emails and texts 07/01/2020 – 04/01/2021

     

    Message: “Hi City of Salisbury, NC Government (Records
    Officer),

     

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

     

    Please provide all text messages and emails sent between City of Salisbury, NC employees Jerry Stokes and W. Lane Bailey from July 01, 2020 through April 01, 2021.

     

    This request should also include all attachments (pdfs, files, videos, hyperlinks, photos, etc), and forwards that are indicated within the responsive records. [For example: A .pdf that is an attachment within an email, should also be provided as a document along with the responsive emails].

     

    Please include all of those additional documents where applicable, as relates to the requested information above.

     

    If the records are ultimately too large to send via emailed file share, I’d ask that you please create a public Google Drive folder / link or some other file format to transfer the files electronically.

     

    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.


    Status: Sent to Government
  • April 12, 2021 6:27 pm

    1 year ago

    Submitted to Sunshine Request
    Status: Pending