City of Asheville Submitted: April 30, 2021 | Updated: May 4, 2021

[See Editor’s Note](May 2021) Request for various City of Asheville, NC employee texts, call logs, emails, programs, personnel files

Hi City of Asheville, NC Government (Records Officer),

I'd like to make a multi-part, public records request for the following information:

1A) Please provide all messages from 04/12/21 - 04/18/21 on Asheville City Employee Jess Foster’s cellular phone. To include but not limited to: SMS, MMS, Google messenger, Facebook and Instagram Messenger.

1B) Please provide a list of all call logs and programs on Jess Foster’s cellular phone during the same time period.

2) Please provide all communications, to include but not limited to: Emails, text messages, and phone call records, between City of Asheville employees Jess Foster and Jessica Morris, regarding any response to unhoused individuals, Homeward Bound, or Asheville Survival project. During the specific time period of 02/06/21 - Present (date the query is performed).

3A) Please provide the public personnel records for Jessica Foster, Solid Waste Manager.
3B) Please provide the public personnel records for Jessica Morris, Assistant Transportation Director.

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** Please note for all items requested above - Sunshine Request will not publish records such as a list of all the contacts, names, numbers, and addresses, on a person’s phone. Please do not include any information like that.

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.

Editor’s Note 04/30/21: We received several submissions related to similar subject matter as the request above. In order to avoid duplication of requests/staff time, those submissions have been “Closed” and are merged into one new request, above.


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Status: Government Processing Request

Activity:

  • May 4, 2021 11:05 am

    3 days ago

    from: Liz Harper <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: May 4, 2021, 11:05 AM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (May 2021) Request for various City of Asheville, NC employee texts, call logs, emails, programs, personnel files

     

    Good morning Sunshine Request,
    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 you any responsive records. Email requests are processed in the order within which they are received. Your request is number 12 in the email queue and will not be reached for some time. Once the emails are pulled and reviewed for confidential information, 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
  • May 3, 2021 3:22 pm

    3 days ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Liz Harper <[email protected]>
    date: May 3, 2021, 3:22 PM
    subject: Records Request: (May 2021) Request for various City of Asheville, NC employee texts, call logs, emails, programs, personnel files

     

    Good afternoon Asheville City Government,

     

    I’d like to make a public records request for information that may be available in your office.

     

    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 later this month if I have not heard back before then.

     

    Here are the details of the request:

     

    Subject: (May 2021) Request for various City of Asheville, NC employee texts, call logs, emails, programs, personnel files

     

    Message: “Hi City of Asheville, NC Government (Records Officer),

     

    I’d like to make a multi-part, public records request for the following information:

     

    1A) Please provide all messages from 04/12/21 – 04/18/21 on Asheville City Employee Jess Foster’s cellular phone. To include but not limited to: SMS, MMS, Google messenger, Facebook and Instagram Messenger.

     

    1B) Please provide a list of all call logs and programs on Jess Foster’s cellular phone during the same time period.

     

    2) Please provide all communications, to include but not limited to: Emails, text messages, and phone call records, between City of Asheville employees Jess Foster and Jessica Morris, regarding any response to unhoused individuals, Homeward Bound, or Asheville Survival project. During the specific time period of 02/06/21 – Present (date the query is performed).

     

    3A) Please provide the public personnel records for Jessica Foster, Solid Waste Manager.
    3B) Please provide the public personnel records for Jessica Morris, Assistant Transportation Director.

     

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    ** Please note for all items requested above – Sunshine Request will not publish records such as a list of all the contacts, names, numbers, and addresses, on a person’s phone. Please do not include any information like that.

     

    Thank you for your assistance!”

     

    Thank you!

     

    ** 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: Sent to Government
  • April 30, 2021 5:40 pm

    6 days ago

    Submitted to Sunshine Request
    Status: Pending