City of Asheville Submitted: June 4, 2020 | Updated: September 8, 2021

(June 2020) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

Hello City of Asheville, NC Government,

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

1. Please provide all communications sent from and to Mayor Esther Manheimer from 05/19/20 - 06/26/20 related to the George Floyd protests and curfew in Asheville, NC.

2. Please provide all communications sent from and to APD Chief of Police David Zack from 05/19/20 - 06/26/20 related to the George Floyd protests and curfew in Asheville, NC.

3. Please provide all communications related to police use of force policies related to the George Floyd protests and curfew in Asheville, NC. [Editor's Note: For this item, we will interpret that the sender means "please provide all communications sent to or by Esther, as well as sent to or by Chief Zack, from 05/19/20 - 06/26/20 related to police use of force policies related to the George Floyd protests and curfew in Asheville, NC"].

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: Follow up

Activity:

  • September 8, 2021 4:38 pm

    1 week ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: [email protected]
    date: Sep 8, 2021, 4:38 PM
    subject: Re: Your City of Asheville public records request #21-68 has been opened

     

    Good afternoon City of Asheville Government,

     

    I am checking in on this request to see if there is any update to report. Are you able to provide a projected timeline for completion? I will plan on following up again on this request at the end of the month if I haven’t heard back before then.

     

    Thank you!


    Status: Follow up
  • August 17, 2021 2:21 pm

    1 month ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Liz Harper <[email protected]>
    date: Aug 17, 2021, 2:21 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (June 20202) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    Good afternoon Liz,

     

    Checking in again on this request to see if there’s an updated timeline for completion? I will plan on checking in again at the end of the month if I don’t hear back before then.

     

    Thank you!


    Status: Follow up
  • July 8, 2021 4:32 pm

    2 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Liz Harper <[email protected]>
    date: Jul 8, 2021, 4:32 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (June 20202) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    Good afternoon Liz,

     

    Thank you for the update! l’ll make one more attempt to follow up closer to the end of the month, and will be looking for some projection as to when this request from June 2020 will be completed.

     

    Have a good day.


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • June 8, 2021 2:11 pm

    3 months ago

    from: Liz Harper <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Jun 8, 2021, 2:11 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (June 20202) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    Good afternoon Sunshine Request,
    I have no update at this time.
    Best,

     

    Liz Harper (she/her)
    Public Records Officer, City of Asheville
    (828) 259-5631 [email protected]


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • June 8, 2021 1:45 pm

    3 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Liz Harper <[email protected]>
    date: Jun 8, 2021, 1:45 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (June 20202) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    Good afternoon Liz,

     

    Checking in on this request to see if there’s any update to report? I’ll plan on following up again at the end of the month if I don’t hear back before then.

     

    Appreciate your help!


    Status: Follow up
  • April 28, 2021 3:58 pm

    4 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Liz Harper <[email protected]>
    date: Apr 28, 2021, 3:58 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (June 20202) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    Good afternoon Liz,

     

    Thank you for your update from April 9th. I will hold off on following up on this request until late-May if I don’t hear anything by then.

     

    Appreciate your assistance!


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • April 9, 2021 9:25 am

    5 months ago

    from: Liz Harper <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Apr 9, 2021, 9:25 AM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (June 20202) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    Good morning Sunshine Request,
    There are nearly 5,000 emails responsive to this request and they will be reviewed after a number of other very large requests are reviewed by the legal team. Once processing is complete, I will forward you any responsive records. In the meantime, please let me know if you have questions.
    All best,

     

    Liz Harper (she/her)
    Public Records Officer, City of Asheville
    (828) 259-5631 [email protected]


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • April 8, 2021 3:52 pm

    5 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Liz Harper <[email protected]>
    date: Apr 8, 2021, 3:52 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (June 20202) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    Good afternoon Liz,

     

    Checking in again on this request to see if there’s any update to report? I’ll plan on following up again later this month if I don’t hear back before then.

     

    Thank you!


    Status: Follow up
  • March 11, 2021 9:57 pm

    6 months ago

    **Editor’s Note: We will plan to follow up again on this request in early April. Thank you for using Sunshine Request!

     

    from: Liz Harper <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Mar 11, 2021, 9:57 AM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (June 20202) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    Good morning Sunshine Request,

     

    These emails are still under review. Once their review is complete, I will forward you any responsive records.

     

    Please let me know if you have other questions.

     

    All best,
    Liz Harper (she/her)
    Public Records Officer, City of Asheville
    (828) 259-5631 [email protected]


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • March 10, 2021 3:50 pm

    6 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Liz Harper <[email protected]>
    date: Mar 10, 2021, 3:50 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (June 20202) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/2

     

    Good afternoon Liz,

     

    I’m checking in on this request to see if there was any update to report? I’ll check back in at the end of
    the month if I don’t hear back before then.

     

    Thank you for your help!


    Status: Follow up
  • February 18, 2021 10:11 am

    6 months ago

    from: Liz Harper <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Feb 10, 2021, 10:11 AM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (June 20202) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    Good afternoon Sunshine Request,
    This request is at the top of my list. I hope to have al protest related requests done in the next few weeks.
    All best,

     

    Liz Harper (she/her)
    Public Records Officer, City of Asheville
    (828) 259-5631 [email protected]


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • February 9, 2021 3:41 pm

    7 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Liz Harper <[email protected]>
    date: Feb 9, 2021, 3:41 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (June 20202) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    Good afternoon Liz,

     

    I just wanted to check in on this request to see if there was any update to report?

     

    Thank you!


    Status: Follow up
  • January 13, 2021 4:46 pm

    8 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Liz Harper <[email protected]>
    date: Jan 13, 2021, 4:46 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (June 20202) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    Good afternoon Liz,

     

    Thank you for the update! We’ll follow up at the end of the month if we haven’t heard anything sooner.

     

    We appreciate your help,
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • January 6, 2021 10:51 am

    8 months ago

    from: Liz Harper <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]inerequest.com>
    date: Jan 6, 2021, 10:51 AM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (June 20202) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    Good morning Sunshine Request,
    These records are still under legal review. I will pass along any responsive records when they have been processed.
    All best,

     

    Liz Harper (she/her)
    Public Records Officer, City of Asheville
    (828) 259-5631 [email protected]


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • January 5, 2021 4:25 pm

    8 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Liz Harper <[email protected]>
    date: Jan 5, 2021, 4:25 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (June 20202) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    Good afternoon Liz,

     

    We’re checking in again on this request to see if there is any update to report? We’ll follow up again later this month if we don’t hear back before then.

     

    Thank you for all your help!
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Follow up
  • December 16, 2020 3:59 pm

    9 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Liz Harper <[email protected]>
    date: Dec 16, 2020, 3:59 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (June 20202) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    Good afternoon Liz,

     

    Thank you for the recent update. We will check in again on this request in the new year.

     

    Happy holidays!
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Follow up
  • December 7, 2020 1:32 pm

    9 months ago

    from: Liz Harper <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Dec 7, 2020, 1:32 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (June 20202) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    Good afternoon Sunshine Request,
    The emails for this request are with our Legal team and I will review them during our weekly meetings. As this request was received before I was in this role, I do not have any information regarding the delay.
    Best,
    Liz Harper (she/her)
    Public Records Officer, City of Asheville
    (828) 259-5631 [email protected]


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • December 3, 2020 3:52 pm

    9 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Liz Harper <[email protected]>
    date: Dec 3, 2020, 3:52 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (June 20202) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    Good afternoon Liz,

     

    We’re following up on this request that was sent in on June 10th: (June 2020) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    At this point there is no clarity on the request’s estimated completion date, or what is taking so long for the request to be processed. Can you please let us know what is the specific reasoning for the delay, and whether that’s on the City’s end, APD, legal, etc. and when it will be completed?

     

    We appreciate all your help,
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Follow up
  • November 5, 2020 12:29 pm

    10 months ago

    from: Liz Harper <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Nov 5, 2020, 12:29 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (June 20202) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    Good afternoon Sunshine Request,
    These emails are still in our legal department for review. I will send the records when they have been processed and are available.
    Best,

     

    Liz Harper (she/her)
    Public Records Officer, City of Asheville
    (828) 259-5631 [email protected]


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • November 5, 2020 12:19 pm

    10 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Liz Harper <[email protected]>
    date: Nov 5, 2020, 12:19 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (June 20202) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    Good afternoon Liz,

     

    Thank you for the update! We’ll follow up again around late-November if we don’t hear back before then.

     

    We appreciate your assistance,
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • October 29, 2020 3:28 pm

    10 months ago

    from: Liz Harper <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Oct 29, 2020, 3:28 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (June 20202) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    Dear Sunshine Request:

     

    These emails are under review by our legal department. Once their review is complete, I will forward you any responsive records.

     

    Please let me know if you have other questions.

     

    All best,
    Liz Harper (she/her)
    Public Records Clerk, City of Asheville
    (828) 259-5631 [email protected]


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • October 21, 2020 3:00 pm

    10 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Public Records Request Inbox <[email protected]>
    date: Oct 21, 2020, 3:00 PM
    subject: Fwd: Records Request: (June 20202) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    Good afternoon City of Asheville (and Sarah T),

     

    We’re following up on this public records request from June 10th, 2020: (June 20202) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    We’ve forwarded all the previous email correspondences we had with Terry related to this request below. Can you please confirm that it’s still being processed, and if possible please provide an update as to where it is in your queue. We will follow up again in early November if we haven’t heard back before then.

     

    Thank you!
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Follow up
  • September 11, 2020 4:32 pm

    1 year ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Terry White <[email protected]>
    date: Sep 11, 2020, 4:32 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (June 20202) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    Good afternoon Terry,

     

    Confirming receipt of your email!

     

    Thank you, we’ll follow up again in mid-October if we haven’t heard back before then.

     

    We appreciate your assistance,
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • September 1, 2020 11:59 am

    1 year ago

    from: Terry White <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Sep 1, 2020, 11:59 AM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (June 20202) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    Dear Sunshine Request:
    I am currently working on this request. This is a very large request and will not be completed for a while. I will send you any responsive records once the process is complete.
    Please let me know if you have other questions.
    All best,

    Teresa (Terry) White
    Public Records Officer
    City of Asheville
    City Clerk’s Office

    828.259.5631
    Office Hours:
    M-W and F: 8am – 4:30 pm
    pronouns: she/her/hers


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • September 1, 2020 11:35 am

    1 year ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Terry White <[email protected]>
    date: Sep 1, 2020, 11:35 AM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (June 20202) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    Good morning Terry,

     

    We’re following up on this request that was sent in on June 10th: (June 2020) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    Is there any update to report?

     

    Thank you!
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Follow up
  • June 17, 2020 12:42 pm

    1 year ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Terry White <[email protected]>
    date: Jun 17, 2020, 12:42 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (June 20202) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    Good afternoon Terry,

     

    Thank you for confirming receipt on this request. We will hold off on following up again until mid-July.

     

    We appreciate your assistance!
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • June 12, 2020 11:32 am

    1 year ago

    from: Terry White <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Jun 12, 2020, 11:32 AM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (June 2020) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    Dear Requester:

     

    I have received your public records request and will forward it to the appropriate person(s) for processing. Once processing is complete, I will forward any responsive records to you.

     

    Please be advised that email requests are handled in the order within which they are received. Your email request is number seven in the email queue and will not be reached for several weeks. I will send you any responsive emails when they are pulled and reviewed.

     

    In the meantime, please let me know if you have other questions.

     

    All best,

    Teresa (Terry) White
    City of Asheville
    City Clerk’s Office
    Public Records Officer
    828.259.5631
    Office Hours During Covid19 Redeployment:
    M-W and Friday: 8am – 10am; 4:00pm – 4:30pm


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • June 10, 2020 4:47 pm

    1 year ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Terry White <[email protected]>
    date: Jun 10, 2020, 4:47 PM
    subject: Records Request: (June 2020) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    Good afternoon Terry,

     

    We’ve received a new 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. We will note on our site the statement you recently gave about how “If any of the records are located in city hall, rather than electronically, they will not be found until city employees return to city hall to work.”

     

    Here are the details of the request:

     

    Subject: (June 2020) Communications Regarding Curfews and Protests in
    Asheville, NC as of 06/26/20

     

    Message: “Hello City of Asheville, NC Government,

     

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

     

    1. Please provide all communications sent from and to Mayor Esther Manheimer from 05/19/20 – 06/26/20 related to the George Floyd protests and curfew in Asheville, NC.

     

    2. Please provide all communications sent from and to APD Chief of Police David Zack from 05/19/20 – 06/26/20 related to the George Floyd protests and curfew in Asheville, NC.

     

    3. Please provide all communications related to police use of force policies related to the George Floyd protests and curfew in Asheville, NC. [Editor’s Note: For this item, we will interpret that the sender means “please provide all communications sent to or by Esther, as well as sent to or by Chief Zack, from 05/19/20 – 06/26/20 related to police use of force policies related to the George Floyd protests and curfew in Asheville, NC”].

     

    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 for your help!
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Sent to Government
  • June 4, 2020 5:03 pm

    1 year ago

    Submitted to Sunshine Request
    Status: Pending