Other (indicate in message) Submitted: August 25, 2020 | Updated: September 9, 2020

(August 2020) Request for “Tax dollars spent on Confederate statue” in Jackson County, NC as of 08/25/20

Hello Jackson County, NC Government,

I'd like to make a public records request for the following information. Please provide all responsive records during the specific time period of June 01, 2020 - August 25, 2020:

1) Please provide an itemized list of all costs related to protective measures, safety / law enforcement deployment, and discussion / policy related to the Confederate statue located in Sylva, NC near the old courthouse. The costs should include:

- Direct labor of County personnel. [unspecified]
- Contracted services related to installation of chain link fencing, and other contracted services. [unspecified]
- All law enforcement costs. [unspecified]
- County Manager and Staff time allocated to the statues, including items such as time and subsequent costs from site visits, discussion of issue with staff and/or elected officials. This should include County Manager time, County Attorney time, Sheriff's and law enforcement staff time etc.

2) Please provide all costs related to potential new security systems. [unspecified]

Please breakdown all of the costs requested (#s 1 - 2) by date, if possible.

Thank you for your assistance!

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Status: Completed

Activity:

  • September 9, 2020 3:42 pm

    2 weeks ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Kathleen Breedlove – HR <[email protected]>
    date: Sep 9, 2020, 3:42 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (August 2020) Request for “Tax dollars spent on Confederate statue” in Jackson County, NC as of 08/25/20

     

    Good afternoon Kathleen,

     

    Thank you for your help with this request. We’ve marked it as completed on our site.

     

    We appreciate your assistance,
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Completed
  • September 2, 2020 12:17 pm

    3 weeks ago

    from: Kathleen Breedlove – HR <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Sep 2, 2020, 12:17 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (August 2020) Request for “Tax dollars spent on Confederate statue” in Jackson County, NC as of 08/25/20

     

    Our responses to this request are noted below and attached.

     

    – Direct labor of County personnel. [unspecified]
    Jackson County does not allocate personnel labor costs to the performance of particular tasks. No such documentation exists.

     

    – Contracted services related to installation of chain link fencing, and other contracted services. [unspecified]
    Dated documentation attached.

     

    – All law enforcement costs. [unspecified]
    Jackson County does not allocate personnel labor costs to the performance of particular tasks. No such documentation exists.

     

    – County Manager and Staff time allocated to the statues, including items such as time and subsequent costs from site visits, discussion of issue with staff and/or elected officials. This should include County Manager time, County Attorney time, Sheriff’s and law enforcement staff time etc.
    Jackson County does not allocate personnel labor costs to the performance of particular tasks. No such documentation exists.

     

    2) Please provide all costs related to potential new security systems. [unspecified]
    No such documentation exists.

     

    Kathleen Breedlove
    Jackson County Human Resources
    401 Grindstaff Cove Road, Suite A-218
    Sylva, NC 28779
    Office 828.631.2264 Fax 828.631.2266
    [email protected]

     

    **Editor’s Note: Please see referenced file at top left in documents


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • August 31, 2020 4:16 pm

    4 weeks ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Kathleen Breedlove – HR <[email protected]>
    date: Aug 31, 2020, 4:16 PM
    subject: Records Request: (August 2020) Request for “Tax dollars spent on Confederate statue” in Jackson County, NC as of 08/25/20

     

    Good afternoon Jackson County Government,

     

    We received another new records request via our site www.sunshinerequest.com for info that may be available in your office. If there’s another party that we should be contacting about this request then please let us know.

     

    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:

     

    Subject: (August 2020) Request for “Tax dollars spent on Confederate statue” in Jackson County, NC as of 08/25/20

     

    Message: “Hello Jackson County, NC Government,

     

    I’d like to make a public records request for the following information. Please provide all responsive records during the specific time period of June 01, 2020 – August 25, 2020:

     

    1) Please provide an itemized list of all costs related to protective measures, safety / law enforcement deployment, and discussion / policy related to the Confederate statue located in Sylva, NC near the old courthouse. The costs should include:

     

    – Direct labor of County personnel. [unspecified]
    – Contracted services related to installation of chain link fencing, and other contracted services. [unspecified]
    – All law enforcement costs. [unspecified]
    – County Manager and Staff time allocated to the statues, including items such as time and subsequent costs from site visits, discussion of issue with staff and/or elected officials. This should include County Manager time, County Attorney time, Sheriff’s and law enforcement staff time etc.

     

    2) Please provide all costs related to potential new security systems. [unspecified]

     

    Please breakdown all of the costs requested (#s 1 – 2) by date, if possible.

     

    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.

     

    Thank you for your help,
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Sent to Government
  • August 25, 2020 10:34 pm

    1 month ago

    Submitted to Sunshine Request
    Status: Pending