Other (indicate in message) Submitted: January 20, 2023 | Updated: February 1, 2023

(January 2023) Multi-part request for City of Gastonia, NC Government: Employee base salaries as of present day. And overtime paid in 2022.

Hello City of Gastonia, NC Government (Records Officer),

I’d like to make a multi-part public records request for the following information under NC Public Records Law
Ref: https://www.ncleg.net/enactedlegislation/statutes/html/bychapter/chapter_132.html

A. Please provide a list of ALL current City of Gastonia, NC employees and their base yearly salaries, as of 01/20/2023 (or on the date the query is performed). Please include the following:

1) Name of employee
2) Original hire date
3) Current department
4) Current position
5) Current Salary

B. Please also provide a list of all overtime paid to each employee for the calendar year 2022 (January 01, 2022 - December 31, 2022).

Ideally, I’d like to receive the responsive records in an Excel format, if possible.

If any / all of this info is already publicly available online, please provide a link to where it can be accessed.

Please note: I am not requesting to come in person to inspect, nor to obtain printed copies of, electronic records. In accordance with NC Public Records Law, I’m requesting explicitly that all responsive records be provided via an electronic medium / format (in which the records should already exist), such as an email, file share, google drive folder, mailed flash drive if necessary, etc.

**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.**
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I am not required to provide a name or address to associate with a public records request, but in order to move things along I’d like to clarify that this request is being made by:

Sunshine Request
PO Box 17391
Asheville, NC 28816

The request has been sent solely from the email address [email protected] . If anyone other than that email address contacts you to pursue a similar request, it did not come from me. Please do not commingle or treat that as an alteration or cancellation of my request – I intend to continue to pursue my request.

Please note that I cannot commit to pay any potential fees / associated costs related to any request. If it is not possible to process the request without incurring fees, then please let me know the itemized potential cost.

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 Processing Request

Activity:

  • February 1, 2023 4:20 pm

    1 day ago

    from: Smith, Judy <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    cc: “Smith, Ash” <[email protected]>
    date: Feb 1, 2023, 4:20 PM
    subject: RE: Records Request: (January 2023) Multi-part request for City of Gastonia, NC Government: Employee base salaries as of present day. And overtime paid in 2022.

     

    Good afternoon.

     

    We are working on your request. Our IT department is gathering this data for us.

     

    I hope to have the information to you by February 10, 2023.

     

    Judy Smith

    Director of Human Resources

    City of Gastonia

    704-866-6786


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • February 1, 2023 4:12 pm

    1 day ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: “Smith, Judy” <[email protected]>
    cc: “Smith, Ash” <[email protected]>
    date: Feb 1, 2023, 4:12 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (January 2023) Multi-part request for City of Gastonia, NC Government: Employee base salaries as of present day. And overtime paid in 2022.

     

    Good afternoon City of Gastonia, NC Government,

     

    I’m following up on this public records request that was sent in on 1/20: (January 2023) Multi-part request for City of Gastonia, NC Government: Employee base salaries as of present day. And overtime paid in 2022.

     

    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
  • January 20, 2023 4:19 pm

    1 week ago

    from: [email protected]
    date: Jan 20, 2023, 4:19 PM
    subject: Undeliverable: Records Request: (January 2023) Multi-part request for City of Gastonia, NC Government: Employee base salaries as of present day. And overtime paid in 2022.

     

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    Status: Sent to Government
  • January 20, 2023 4:19 pm

    1 week ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: “Smith, Judy” <[email protected]>
    cc: “Carpenter, Todd” <[email protected]>,
    “Smith, Ash” <[email protected]>
    date: Jan 20, 2023, 4:19 PM
    subject: Records Request: (January 2023) Multi-part request for City of Gastonia, NC Government: Employee base salaries as of present day. And overtime paid in 2022.

     

    Good afternoon City of Gastonia, NC Government,

     

    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.

     

    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 in February if I have not heard back before then.

     

    Here are the details of the request:

     

    Subject: (January 2023) Multi-part request for City of Gastonia, NC Government: Employee base salaries as of present day. And overtime paid in 2022.

     

    Message: “Hello City of Gastonia, NC Government (Records Officer),

     

    I’d like to make a multi-part public records request for the following information under NC Public Records Law
    Ref: https://www.ncleg.net/enactedlegislation/statutes/html/bychapter/chapter_132.html

     

    A. Please provide a list of ALL current City of Gastonia, NC employees and their base yearly salaries, as of 01/20/2023 (or on the date the query is performed). Please include the following:

     

    1) Name of employee
    2) Original hire date
    3) Current department
    4) Current position
    5) Current Salary

     

    B. Please also provide a list of all overtime paid to each employee for the calendar year 2022 (January 01, 2022 – December 31, 2022).

     

    Ideally, I’d like to receive the responsive records in an Excel format, if possible.

     

    If any / all of this info is already publicly available online, please provide a link to where it can be accessed.

     

    Please note: I am not requesting to come in person to inspect, nor to obtain printed copies of, electronic records. In accordance with NC Public Records Law, I’m requesting explicitly that all responsive records be provided via an electronic medium / format (in which the records should already exist), such as an email, file share, google drive folder, mailed flash drive if necessary, etc.

     

    **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.**
    ——————

     

    I am not required to provide a name or address to associate with a public records request, but in order to move things along I’d like to clarify that this request is being made by:

     

    Sunshine Request
    PO Box 17391
    Asheville, NC 28816

     

    The request has been sent solely from the email address [email protected] . If anyone other than that email address contacts you to pursue a similar request, it did not come from me. Please do not commingle or treat that as an alteration or cancellation of my request – I intend to continue to pursue my request.

     

    Please note that I cannot commit to pay any potential fees / associated costs related to any request. If it is not possible to process the request without incurring fees, then please let me know the itemized potential cost.

     

    Thank you for your assistance!”

     

    Thank you!

     

    ** 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.


    Status: Sent to Government
  • January 20, 2023 11:45 am

    1 week ago

    Submitted to Sunshine Request
    Status: Pending