Other (indicate in message) Submitted: June 27, 2024 | Updated: June 27, 2024

[See Editor’s Note] (June 2024) Submission related to “Request for Lincoln County, NC Government: Related to monthly credit card statements, and receipts.” From 09/01/23 – 11/30/23.

Date sent in to Sunshine: 06/12/24

Original Subject:
Request for Lincoln County, NC Government: Related to monthly credit card statements, and receipts.

Original Message:
Request for Lincoln County, NC Government: Related to monthly credit card statements, and receipts.

Please provide the electronic copy of all monthly credit card statements, and all receipts, for all employees reporting to the “Administration Building at 353 North Generals Blvd” – during the specific time period of 09/01/2023 through 11/30/2023. This should include but is not limited to: Madden, Gilbert, Farmer, Stevens, Rios, Leon, Hansen, Hallman, Henry, Fields and Watson.

The earlier request on May 16, 2024, Megan Gilbert states "Attached is the requested documentation. There were no credit card statements for Davin Madden, Donnie Fields or Vanessa Leon which were named in the request." We still would like to see the statement for Davin Madden, the County Manager, even if showing a zero balance. If Mr, Madden is using a personal card and then seeking reimbursement, these requests are intended to include that County expenditure FOIA.

"Credit Cards" should be defined to include "procurement" cards and other forms of EBT Cards.

Ideally, I’d like to receive the responsive records in a PDF or other machine-readable format.”

Government Entity:
Other (indicate in message)

Start Date / End Date:
September 01, 2023 - November 30, 2023

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Editor’s Note 06/27/24: The submission above has been marked as “Completed”. As written, it is unclear what specific, searchable public records the sender would like to receive.

The sender has indicated that the time period for the responsive records in the new request above should include 09/01/23 – 11/30/23.

However, the sender has also referenced a previous request (actually completed by the County on May 20) which asked for the same records during the time period of 12/01/23 – 01/31/24. In that case, there were no additional details clarified such as “please include personal cards, reimbursements, procurement cards, EBT cards” etc:

(May 2024) Request for Lincoln County, NC Government: Related to monthly credit card statements, and receipts. From 12/01/2023 – 01/31/2024.

“Please provide the electronic copy of all monthly credit card statements, and all receipts, for all employees reporting to the “Administration Building at 353 North Generals Blvd” – during the specific time period of 12/01/2023 through 01/31/2024. This should include but is not limited to: Madden, Gilbert, Farmer, Stevens, Rios, Leon, Hansen, Hallman, Henry, Fields and Watson.”

It is unclear if in their new request today the sender is suggesting that some of those records weren’t provided, and that they’d now like to request a revised version of that request (with the same time period) to be included as a secondary item in their new request today.

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Status: Completed

Activity:

  • June 27, 2024 2:50 pm

    2 weeks ago

    Submitted to Sunshine Request
    Status: Pending