Buncombe County Submitted: July 6, 2022 | Updated: August 3, 2022

(July 2022) Multi-part request for Buncombe County, NC Government: Information related to “Greenways” 2000 – present day

Hello Buncombe County, 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

Related to “Greenways”.

A1. Please provide the total amount the County has spent on all Greenway projects from the year 2000 to present day.

A2. Please provide a list of all Greenway projects the County has adopted from the year 2000 to present day. Please include the total amount budgeted for each project, and how much has been spent.

A3. For all Greenway projects, please indicate what work has been accomplished (design, construction, nothing, etc.) as well as an anticipated completion date. This request should also include explanations regarding any challenges or delays.
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If this information is already publicly available online, please provide a link to where the info can be accessed.

** 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!

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Editor’s Note 07/06/22: The submission above has been revised for clarity.

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Status: Completed

Activity:

  • August 3, 2022 4:21 pm

    2 weeks ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: “Kassi L. Day” <[email protected]>
    cc: “Michael C. Frue” <[email protected]>
    date: Aug 3, 2022, 4:21 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (July 2022) Multi-part request for Buncombe County, NC Government: Information related to “Greenways” 2000 – present day

     

    Hi Kassi,

     

    Thanks so much for your help.

     

    I’ve marked this request as “Completed” on our website.

     

    Have a good evening!


    Status: Completed
  • July 29, 2022 6:30 pm

    2 weeks ago

    from: Kassi L. Day <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>,
    “Michael C. Frue” <[email protected]>
    date: Jul 29, 2022, 6:30 PM
    subject: Records Request: (July 2022) Multi-part request for Buncombe County, NC Government: Information related to “Greenways” 2000 – present day

     

    Hello Sunshine, Please see the chart below for information responsive to A1, A2. We are only able to go back to 2018.

     

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    In regards to A3, please see the attached documents for public records responsive to this question. You can also find more at https://www.buncombecounty.org/governing/depts/parks/greenways.aspx#sec-greenways-trails-master-plan

     

    Thanks,

     

    Kassi Day
    She/her
    Communications & Public Engagement
    (828) 250-4119 / cell (828) 767-3226
    199 College St., Asheville, NC 28801
    Respect. Integrity. Collaboration. Honesty. Equity.

     

    Editor’s Note: Please see referenced files (“Buncombe County Greenways Overview“, “Appendix I: Greenway Cost Estimating & Funding“, and “Executive Summary“) at top left in our Documents section.


    Status: Completed
  • July 12, 2022 3:00 pm

    1 month ago

    from: Kassi L. Day <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    cc: “Michael C. Frue” <[email protected]>
    date: Jul 12, 2022, 3:00 PM
    subject: RE: Records Request: (July 2022) Multi-part request for Buncombe County, NC Government: Information related to “Greenways” 2000 – present day

     

    Hello Sunshine, we have received this and will review and process. Thanks,

     

    Kassi Day

    she/hers

    Communications & Public Engagement, PIO

    (828) 250-4119 / cell (828) 767-3226

    199 College St., Asheville, NC 28801

    Respect. Integrity. Collaboration. Honesty. Equity.


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • July 8, 2022 5:07 pm

    1 month ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: “Kassi L. Day” <[email protected]>
    cc: “Michael C. Frue” <[email protected]>
    date: Jul 8, 2022, 5:07 PM
    subject: Records Request: (July 2022) Multi-part request for Buncombe County, NC Government: Information related to “Greenways” 2000 – present day

     

    Good afternoon Buncombe County 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 around the end of the month if I have not heard back before then.

     

    Here are the details of the request:

     

    Subject: (July 2022) Multi-part request for Buncombe County, NC Government: Information related to “Greenways” 2000 – present day

     

    Message: “Hello Buncombe County, 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

     

    Related to “Greenways”.

     

    A1. Please provide the total amount the County has spent on all Greenway projects from the year 2000 to present day.

     

    A2. Please provide a list of all Greenway projects the County has adopted from the year 2000 to present day. Please include the total amount budgeted for each project, and how much has been spent.

     

    A3. For all Greenway projects, please indicate what work has been accomplished (design, construction, nothing, etc.) as well as an anticipated completion date. This request should also include explanations regarding any challenges or delays.
    ————

     

    If this information is already publicly available online, please provide a link to where the info can be accessed.

     

    ** 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!”

     

    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
  • July 6, 2022 2:55 pm

    1 month ago

    Submitted to Sunshine Request
    Status: Pending