Other (indicate in message) Submitted: February 26, 2020 | Updated: April 6, 2020

(February 2020) Request for Asheville, NC TDA / Explore Asheville Emails related to the Asheville Buncombe Hotel Association

Hello Buncombe County, NC TDA / Explore Asheville,

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

1. I would like to request a copy of any emails (including attachments), text messages, voicemails, documents, or other public records provided to Mountain Xpress reporters by the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority or Explore Asheville between February 1st, 2020, and the date the query is run.

I would ask that these records include, but are not limited to, the emails referenced in this article:
https://mountainx.com/news/newman-local-hoteliers-split-on-occupancy-tax-changes/

2. I would also like to request any emails (including attachments), text messages, voicemails, documents, or other public records sent to or from the Asheville Buncombe Hotel Association, or any of their members / representatives, and the TDA or Explore Asheville Staff between February 1st, 2020, and the date the query is run.

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:

  • April 6, 2020 4:46 pm

    3 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Kathi Petersen <[email protected]>
    date: Apr 6, 2020, 4:46 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (February 2020) Request for Asheville, NC TDA / Explore Asheville Emails related to the Asheville Buncombe Hotel Association

     

    Good afternoon Kathi,

     

    Thank you for sending this over! We appreciate your help and have marked this request as completed.

     

    Have a good day,
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Completed
  • April 6, 2020 11:16 am

    3 months ago

    from: Kathi Petersen <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Apr 6, 2020, 11:16 AM
    subject: RE: Records Request: (February 2020) Request for Asheville, NC TDA / Explore Asheville Emails related to the Asheville Buncombe Hotel Association

     

    Good morning. Please see attached the items fulfilling request #2 below, made on February 26, 2020.

     

    Stay safe,
    Kathi

     

    Kathi M. Petersen
    Director of Public Information & Community Engagement

     

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


    Status: Response Received from Government
  • March 25, 2020 4:44 pm

    3 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Kathi Petersen <[email protected]>
    date: Mar 25, 2020, 4:44 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (February 2020) Request for Asheville, NC TDA / Explore Asheville Emails related to the Asheville Buncombe Hotel Association

     

    Good afternoon Kathi,

     

    Hope you’ve been well and are staying safe.

     

    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
  • March 2, 2020 4:10 pm

    4 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Kathi Petersen <[email protected]>
    date: Mar 2, 2020, 4:10 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (February 2020) Request for Asheville, NC TDA / Explore Asheville Emails related to the Asheville Buncombe Hotel Association

     

    Good afternoon Kathi,

     

    Thank you for your help! Confirming receipt.

     

    Have a good day,
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • February 27, 2020 7:52 pm

    4 months ago

    from: Kathi Petersen <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Feb 27, 2020, 7:52 PM
    subject: RE: Records Request: (February 2020) Request for Asheville, NC TDA / Explore Asheville Emails related to the Asheville Buncombe Hotel Association

     

    Good evening, Sunshine Request.

     

    Attached are the items fulfilling request #1 below, made on February 26, 2020. We are working on your request #2 and will get back to you as quickly as possible.

     

    Kathi M. Petersen
    Director of Public Information & Community Engagement

     

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


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • February 26, 2020 3:33 pm

    4 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Kathi Petersen <[email protected]>
    date: Feb 26, 2020, 3:33 PM
    subject: Records Request: (February 2020) Request for Asheville, NC TDA / Explore Asheville Emails related to the Asheville Buncombe Hotel Association

     

    Good afternoon Explore Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau,

     

    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: (February 2020) Request for Asheville, NC TDA / Explore Asheville Emails related to the Asheville Buncombe Hotel Association

     

    Message: “Hello Buncombe County, NC TDA / Explore Asheville,

     

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

     

    1. I would like to request a copy of any emails (including attachments), text messages, voicemails, documents, or other public records provided to Mountain Xpress reporters by the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority or Explore Asheville between February 1st, 2020, and the date the query is run.

     

    I would ask that these records include, but are not limited to, the emails referenced in this article:
    https://mountainx.com/news/newman-local-hoteliers-split-on-occupancy-tax-changes/

     

    2. I would also like to request any emails (including attachments), text messages, voicemails, documents, or other public records sent to or from the Asheville Buncombe Hotel Association, or any of their members / representatives, and the TDA or Explore Asheville Staff between February 1st, 2020, and the date the query is run.

     

    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
  • February 26, 2020 10:25 am

    4 months ago

    Submitted to Sunshine Request
    Status: Pending