from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
to: Jacob Buchanan <[email protected]>
cc: Cora Fields <[email protected]>,
Dana Ayers <[email protected]>
date: Feb 9, 2022, 4:36 PM
subject: Records Request: (February 2022) Multi-part request for Jackson County, NC Schools: Current personnel contracts / salaries. Bonuses, supplements, and appreciation funds. Central office improvement expenditures.
Good afternoon Jackson County, NC Public Schools (Records Officer),
I’d like to make a public records request for information that may be available in your office.
If you’re not the appropriate party to contact about the request, please provide the correct name and email address of whom I should send it to.
Sunshine Request acknowledges and is sensitive to the fact that you’re likely extra busy due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But if possible, if you could please provide a rough timeline as to when the request may be completed, I’ll wait to follow up again until around the time period you specify. 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: (February 2022) Multi-part request for Jackson County, NC Schools: Current personnel contracts / salaries. Bonuses, supplements, and appreciation funds. Central office improvement expenditures.
Message: “Hi Jackson County, NC Public Schools (Records Officer),
I’d like to make a multi-part public records request for the following information under NC Public Records Law.
A. Please provide copies of current personnel contract and annual salary for each of the following:
– Current Superintendent
– Current Deputy/Asst. Superintendent
– Current Personnel/ HR Director
– Current Finance Director/Officer
– Current Chief Curriculum/Dean of Students Officer
B. Please provide the amount of bonuses, supplements, and appreciation funds provided through local, state, and federal funds, (including, but not limited to ESSA and Covid Relief funds) for each of the following employees categories during the specific time period of 11/01/2020 – 02/09/2022:
– Clerical staff
– Bus Drivers
– Teacher Assistants
C. Please provide a list of ALL expenditures spent to improve the interior / exterior of Central Office (Hospital Road Sylva, NC) from 11/01/2020 – 02/09/2022. This list should include, but is not limited to cost of each of the following:
Paving, Electrical, Furniture purchases and refurbishments, Windows, Roofing, Air conditioning, Doors, Other aesthetic and upgrades.
Additionally – Please provide the total cost of improvements overall.
** I understand that due to the volume of the request, it could take some time to process. If possible, please provide an estimated timeline for completion.
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.
If you are unable to fulfill any or all parts of this request, please specifically cite where a reason for denial is justified under NC public records law. **
Thank you for your assistance!”
** Sunshine Request (www.sunshinerequest.com) makes no claim as to the veracity of any statements or information contained in any of the requests, or public records, we receive.
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