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Hi Allison (or City Records Officer / Custodian of these records),
Please reply promptly to the following public records request, which is being made 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 the request is unclear, or 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.**
(October 2023) Request for City of Asheville, NC Government: List of all current Police Department employees and salaries as of present day.
Please provide a list of all current active City of Asheville, NC Police Officers, Police Department Employees / Staff, and their salaries, as of 10/11/2023 or present day [on the date the query is performed]. Please include the following:
1) Employee first / last name
2) Date of Hire
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 these records in an Excel or other machine-readable format.
I acknowledge that this type of employee salary data should typically be available online already, via the City’s data portal:
However, according to that page the last date the salary data was updated was on “September 8, 2023”.
Please produce the records requested to me via email, as of today’s date or present day.
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:
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 or my Team. 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!
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