Other (indicate in message) Submitted: January 22, 2024 | Updated: February 5, 2024

(January 2024) Request for Lincoln County, NC Government: All current employees and salaries. As of the present day.

Good afternoon Brittany and Deanna, (or Records Officer / Custodian(s) of these Records),

Please reply promptly to the following public records request, which I’m making in accordance with NC Public Records Law. https://www.ncleg.net/enactedlegislation/statutes/html/bychapter/chapter_132.html

** I’m simply requesting an electronic copy of an electronic record, if one exists. I’m NOT asking for the opportunity to come in person to "inspect", nor to obtain a printed copy of, this electronic record. I’m requesting explicitly that any responsive info be provided to me via the electronic medium / electronic format (in which the copy of this record should already exist). 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. **

Please provide a list of all current Lincoln County, NC employees and their salaries. As of the present day [on the date the query is performed]. Please include the following:

1) Employee first / last name
2) Hire Date
3) Position / Title / Department
4) Salary [including hourly wage, hourly rate, or salary -- whichever payment structure is applicable to the employee]

Ideally, I’d like to receive the responsive records in an Excel or other machine-readable format. If any / all of this info is already publicly available online, please provide a link to where it can be accessed.
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Please note that by submitting this request, I’m NOT agreeing to pay any potential fees or associated costs related to my request. If it isn’t possible to process the request without incurring fees, then please let me know the itemized potential cost and explanations for those charges upfront, and DO NOT proceed until I respond.

By Law I’m 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 by me and my 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.

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.

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.

01/22/24. Editor’s Note to Sender: The submission above has been revised for clarity.

The sender indicated in the original message that, “I have seen previous requests but the last one is 2022 and an up to date one would be appreciated.”

Please note. We have fulfilled many requests for salary related data at Lincoln County, NC. Most recently, a November 2023 request for “all Lincoln County employees and salaries” was completed on November 14th:

https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/november-2023-request-for-lincoln-county-nc-government-list-of-all-current-employees-and-salaries-as-of-present-day/

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Status: Completed

Activity:

  • February 5, 2024 6:38 pm

    2 weeks ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Brittany Abernathy <[email protected]>
    cc: [email protected], “Candy S. Burgin” <[email protected]>, [email protected], [email protected]
    date: Feb 5, 2024, 6:38 PM
    subject: Re: Public records request. (January 2024) Request for Lincoln County, NC Government: All current employees and salaries. As of the present day.

     

    Hi Brittany,

     

    I reviewed the file you sent on 02/01, and I will now mark the request as “Completed” on our website.

     

    Thank you very much for your prompt assistance with the request!

     

    ~ The Sunshine Request Team


    Status: Completed
  • February 1, 2024 8:49 am

    3 weeks ago

    from: Brittany Abernathy <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    cc: [email protected], “Candy S. Burgin” <[email protected]>, [email protected], [email protected]
    date: Feb 1, 2024, 8:49 AM
    subject: RE: Public records request. (January 2024) Request for Lincoln County, NC Government: All current employees and salaries. As of the present day.

     

    Good morning,

    Please find the requested information attached.

     

    Brittany Abernathy

    Lincoln County Human Resources

    704-479-2073

    [email protected]

     

    DISCLAIMER: Pursuant to North Carolina General Statutes Chapter 132, Public Records, this electronic mail message and any attachments hereto, as well as any electronic mail message(s) sent in response to it, may be considered public record and as such subject to request and review by anyone at any time.

     

     

    **Editor’s Note: Please see the 1 file referenced (“Lincoln-County-Employees-as-of-2.1.2024.xlsx“) at top left in our Documents section.


    Status: Response Received from Government
  • January 22, 2024 2:25 pm

    1 month ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Brittany Abernathy <[email protected]>
    cc: [email protected], “Candy S. Burgin” <[email protected]>, [email protected], [email protected]
    date: Jan 22, 2024, 2:25 PM
    subject: Public records request. (January 2024) Request for Lincoln County, NC Government: All current employees and salaries. As of the present day.

     

    Good afternoon Brittany and Deanna, (or Records Officer / Custodian(s) of these Records),

     

    Please reply promptly to the following public records request, which I’m making in accordance with NC Public Records Law. https://www.ncleg.net/enactedlegislation/statutes/html/bychapter/chapter_132.html

     

    ** I’m simply requesting an electronic copy of an electronic record, if one exists. I’m NOT asking for the opportunity to come in person to “inspect”, nor to obtain a printed copy of, this electronic record. I’m requesting explicitly that any responsive info be provided to me via the electronic medium / electronic format (in which the copy of this record should already exist). 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. **

     

    Please provide a list of all current Lincoln County, NC employees and their salaries. As of the present day [on the date the query is performed]. Please include the following:

     

    1) Employee first / last name
    2) Hire Date
    3) Position / Title / Department
    4) Salary [including hourly wage, hourly rate, or salary — whichever payment structure is applicable to the employee]

     

    Ideally, I’d like to receive the responsive records in an Excel or other machine-readable format. If any / all of this info is already publicly available online, please provide a link to where it can be accessed.
    ————————————

     

    Please note that by submitting this request, I’m NOT agreeing to pay any potential fees or associated costs related to my request. If it isn’t possible to process the request without incurring fees, then please let me know the itemized potential cost and explanations for those charges upfront, and DO NOT proceed until I respond.

     

    By Law I’m 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 by me and my 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.

     

    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.


    Status: Sent to Government
  • January 22, 2024 2:24 pm

    1 month ago

    Submitted to Sunshine Request
    Status: Pending