Other (indicate in message) Submitted: January 21, 2020 | Updated: September 9, 2020

(January 2020) Request for Burke County, NC Social Services Director hiring info as of 01/20/2020

Hello Burke County, NC Government,

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

1. I would like to request any public information regarding your recent hiring process of a new Social Services Director. Please include number of applicants that applied, number sent to NC OSHR or NC DSS or qualifications approval and the number interviewed for the position.

2. Please also include the amount of salary to be paid to the chosen individual and any bonus (phone, car, etc) or moving allowance that were negotiated.

3. Please also include any Social Services Board Minutes that discuss the search and hiring process for a new Social Services Director.

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 9, 2020 3:57 pm

    2 weeks ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Sharon Honeycutt <[email protected]>
    date: Sep 9, 2020, 3:57 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (January 2020) Request for Burke County, NC Social Services Director hiring info as of 01/20/2020

     

    Good afternoon Sharon,

     

    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 1, 2020 4:53 pm

    3 weeks ago

    from: Sharon Honeycutt <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Sep 1, 2020, 4:53 PM
    subject: RE: Records Request: (January 2020) Request for Burke County, NC Social Services Director hiring info as of 01/20/2020

     

    Good Afternoon,

     

    Please see my response to your request below.

     

    Sharon Honeycutt
    Administrative Assistant
    Office of the Director
    Burke County DSS
    PO Drawer 549
    Morganton, NC 28680-0549
    Phone: 828-764-9640
    Fax: 828-764-9790


    1. I would like to request any public information regarding your recent hiring process of a new Social Services Director. Please include number of applicants that applied, number sent to NC OSHR or NC DSS or qualifications approval and the number interviewed for the position.
    19 applicants received, 3 were sent to NC OSHR, and 3 were interviewed.
    2. Please also include the amount of salary to be paid to the chosen individual and any bonus (phone, car, etc) or moving allowance that were negotiated.
    $95,000 annual salary
    3. Please also include any Social Services Board Minutes that discuss the search and hiring process for a new Social Services Director.
    The Board can produce any open meeting minutes relative to the hiring process for the new Director. In general, closed session minutes are a statutory exemption to public records. To the extent the Social Services Board discussed the hiring of the new Director in closed session, the Board can withhold disclosure of those closed session minutes so long as public inspection of those minutes would frustrate the purpose of the closed session. The Board should consider whether the session was validly held as well as what specific information is included in the minutes as well as the current status. In general, if the matter is resolved, the purpose of the closed session may not be frustrated by disclosure of that information.


    Status: Response Received from Government
  • August 26, 2020 4:35 pm

    4 weeks ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Sharon Honeycutt <[email protected]>
    cc: [email protected],
    [email protected]
    date: Aug 26, 2020, 4:35 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (January 2020) Request for Burke County, NC Social Services Director hiring info as of 01/20/2020

     

    Good afternoon Sharon,

     

    We hope you’re well and staying safe!

     

    We just wanted to follow up and see if there was any update on this request?

     

    Thank you!
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Follow up
  • July 9, 2020 11:43 am

    2 months ago

    7/9/20 Editor’s Note: Today we called and left a voicemail for Sharon Honeycutt in the hopes of getting an update on this request. We will provide updates here as soon as we receive them. Thank you for using Sunshine Request!


    Status: Follow up
  • May 27, 2020 2:05 pm

    3 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Sharon Honeycutt <[email protected]>
    date: May 27, 2020, 2:05 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (January 2020) Request for Burke County, NC Social Services Director hiring info as of 01/20/2020

     

    Good afternoon Sharon,

     

    We hope you’re well and staying safe!

     

    We just wanted to follow up and see if there was any update on this request?

     

    Thank you!
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Follow up
  • April 22, 2020 1:00 pm

    5 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Sharon Honeycutt <[email protected]>
    date: Apr 22, 2020, 12:59 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (January 2020) Request for Burke County, NC Social Services Director hiring info as of 01/20/2020

     

    Good afternoon Sharon,

     

    We hope you’re having a good week and staying safe and healthy!

     

    We just wanted to follow up and see if there was any update on this request?

     

    Thank you!
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Follow up
  • March 20, 2020 2:28 pm

    6 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Sharon Honeycutt <[email protected]>
    date: Mar 20, 2020, 2:28 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (January 2020) Request for Burke County, NC Social Services Director hiring info as of 01/20/2020

     

    Sharon,

     

    Thank you so much!

     

    Have a great weekend,
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • March 18, 2020 4:53 pm

    6 months ago

    from: Sharon Honeycutt <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Mar 18, 2020, 4:53 PM
    subject: RE: Records Request: (January 2020) Request for Burke County, NC Social Services Director hiring info as of 01/20/2020

     

    This has been received and your request should be answered by the first of next week.


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • March 18, 2020 4:37 pm

    6 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Sharon Honeycutt <[email protected]>
    date: Mar 18, 2020, 4:37 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (January 2020) Request for Burke County, NC Social Services Director hiring info as of 01/20/2020

     

    Good Afternoon Sharon and Burke County, NC DSS,

     

    We’re following up again to confirm receipt of your email back on 02/12/20 RE: (January 2020) Request for Burke County, NC Social Services Director hiring info as of 01/20/2020).

     

    Thank you again for your assistance so far! We’d just like to check in with you again to ask whether there is any additional update to report regarding the status of the request, and also if it would be possible for you to provide us with an approximate timeline for the request’s completion. We will plan to follow up again around the time that you specify.

     

    We appreciate your assistance!
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Follow up
  • March 9, 2020 4:37 pm

    6 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Sharon Honeycutt <[email protected]>
    date: Mar 9, 2020, 4:37 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (January 2020) Request for Burke County, NC Social Services Director hiring info as of 01/20/2020

     

    Good afternoon Sharon,

     

    Thank you for your email back in February confirming receipt of the request and the process beginning.

     

    Is there any update to report?

     

    We appreciate your assistance!
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Follow up
  • February 12, 2020 4:53 pm

    7 months ago

    from: Sharon Honeycutt <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Feb 12, 2020, 4:53 PM
    subject: RE: Records Request: (January 2020) Request for Burke County, NC Social Services Director hiring info as of 01/20/2020

     

    The request has been received and the process has begun.

     

    Warmest Regards,

     

    Sharon Honeycutt

    Administrative Assistant

    Office of the Director

    Burke County DSS

    PO Drawer 549

    Morganton, NC 28680-0549

    Phone: 828-764-9640

    Fax: 828-764-9790


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • February 12, 2020 4:50 pm

    7 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Sharon Honeycutt <[email protected]>
    date: Feb 12, 2020, 4:50 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (January 2020) Request for Burke County, NC Social Services Director hiring info as of 01/20/2020

     

    Good afternoon Sharon,

     

    We’re following up on this public records request sent on 1/23/20.

     

    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 we will follow up again at that time if we have not heard back before then.

     

    Thank you for your assistance!
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Follow up
  • January 23, 2020 12:35 pm

    8 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Sharon Honeycutt <[email protected]>
    date: Jan 23, 2020, 12:35 PM
    subject: Records Request: (January 2020) Request for Burke County, NC Social Services Director hiring info as of 01/20/2020

     

    Good afternoon Burke County Government,

     

    We’ve received another 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: (January 2020) Request for Burke County, NC Social Services Director hiring info as of 01/20/2020

     

    Message: “Hello Burke County, NC Government,

     

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

     

    1. I would like to request any public information regarding your recent hiring process of a new Social Services Director. Please include number of applicants that applied, number sent to NC OSHR or NC DSS or qualifications approval and the number interviewed for the position.

     

    2. Please also include the amount of salary to be paid to the chosen individual and any bonus (phone, car, etc) or moving allowance that were negotiated.

     

    3. Please also include any Social Services Board Minutes that discuss the search and hiring process for a new Social Services Director.

     

    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,
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Sent to Government
  • January 21, 2020 5:52 pm

    8 months ago

    Submitted to Sunshine Request
    Status: Pending