City of Asheville Submitted: September 29, 2022 | Updated: October 17, 2022

(September 2022) Multi-part request for City of Asheville, NC Government: Related to [remote] meeting facilitation of 09/27/22 Public Safety Committee. Employee names, personnel files, SMS texts, Google chat history on 09/27/22.

Hello City of Asheville, 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 the September 27, 2022 Public Safety Committee (PSC) Meeting.

A. Please provide the Employee Names and publicly available Personnel Files, of ALL employees who were tasked with supporting the call-ins, managing the phone system, or as support for the IT required for the remote meeting.

B. Please provide all SMS text messages Sent and Received by those Employees on 09/27/22, specifically – as pertains to the PSC committee meeting held on 09/27/22 (same day).

C. Please provide the Google chat history on the same Employees’ associated accounts on 09/27/22, specifically – as pertains to the PSC committee meeting held on 09/27/22 (same day).

For all items above -- I am not requesting to come in person to inspect, nor to obtain printed copies of, electronic records. In accordance with NC Public Records Law, I’m requesting explicitly that all responsive records be provided via an electronic medium / format (in which the records should already exist), such as an email, file share, google drive folder, mailed flash drive if necessary, etc.

[**I do not have any additional or further clarifying information to provide. 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.** ]
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EDITOR'S NOTE: This 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 our Team. Please do not commingle or treat that as an alteration or cancellation of our request – We intend to continue to pursue our request.

Please note that we cannot commit to sign any forms or pay any potential fees / associated costs related to any request. If it is not possible to process the request without incurring fees, then please let us know the itemized potential cost.

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: Completed

Documents:

Activity:

  • October 17, 2022 4:43 pm

    1 month ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: [email protected]
    date: Oct 17, 2022, 4:43 PM
    subject: Re: Your City of Asheville public records request #22-465 has been closed.

     

    Good afternoon City of Asheville Public Records,

     

    Thank you for your help with this request! I’ve marked it as completed on our site.

     

    Have a good day.

     

    **Editor’s Note: This request can also be seen on NextRequest here: https://cityofashevillenc.nextrequest.com/requests/22-465


    Status: Completed
  • October 17, 2022 1:24 pm

    1 month ago

    from: City of Asheville Public Records <[email protected]>
    to: [email protected]
    date: Oct 17, 2022, 1:24 PM
    subject: Your City of Asheville public records request #22-465 has been closed.

     

    A. Please provide the Employee Names and publicly available Personnel Files, of ALL employees who were tasked with supporting the call-ins, managing the phone system, or as support for the IT required for the remote meeting.

     

    The only City employee that was tasked with supporting the call-ins, managing the phone system, or as support for the IT required for the remote meeting was Jenna Miller. Her publicly available personnel file is attached.

     

    B. Please provide all SMS text messages Sent and Received by those Employees on 09/27/22, specifically – as pertains to the PSC committee meeting held on 09/27/22 (same day).

     

    Please see attached.

     

    C. Please provide the Google chat history on the same Employees’ associated accounts on 09/27/22, specifically – as pertains to the PSC committee meeting held on 09/27/22 (same day).

     

    Please see attached.

     

    All records responsive to your request have been released in accordance with the North Carolina Public Records Act. Your request has been fulfilled and is now closed. Please reply to this message or contact [email protected] if you have any questions.

     

    **Editor’s Note: Please see referenced file “22-465” at top left in documents


    Status: Response Received from Government
  • October 11, 2022 2:41 pm

    1 month ago

    from: City of Asheville Public Records <[email protected]>
    to: [email protected]
    date: Oct 11, 2022, 2:41 PM
    subject: [External Message Added] City of Asheville public records request #22-465

     

    Good afternoon, Sunshine Request,

     

    Jenna Miller was the only City employee tasked with supporting the call-ins, managing the phone system, or as support for the IT required for the remote meeting. As soon as I receive her public personnel file from our HR department, I will forward you all responsive records for this request. In the meantime, please reply to this message or contact [email protected] with any questions. Thank you.


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • October 11, 2022 2:15 pm

    1 month ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: [email protected]
    date: Oct 11, 2022, 2:15 PM
    subject: Re: [External Message Added] City of Asheville public records request #22-465

     

    Good afternoon City of Asheville Public Records,

     

    Thank you for confirming receipt of this request!

     

    I wanted to check in and see if there was any update to report?

     

    I will plan on following up again at the end of the month if I don’t hear back before then.

     

    Have a good day.


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • September 29, 2022 4:34 pm

    2 months ago

    from: City of Asheville Public Records <[email protected]>
    to: [email protected]
    date: Sep 29, 2022, 4:34 PM
    subject: [External Message Added] City of Asheville public records request #22-465

     

    Your public records request has been received by the City of Asheville and has been assigned to the appropriate person(s) for processing. Once processing is complete, you will receive any responsive records. Please reply to this message or contact [email protected] if you have any questions.


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • September 29, 2022 4:31 pm

    2 months ago

    **Editor’s Note: This request was sent in via Asheville City Government’s public records request portal. As we receive updates, we will post them here on our website. Thank you for using Sunshine Request!

     

    Hello City of Asheville (Records Officer),

     

    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 in October if I have not heard back before then.

     

    Here are the details of the request:

     

    Subject: (September 2022) Multi-part request for City of Asheville, NC Government: Related to [remote] meeting facilitation of 09/27/22 Public Safety Committee. Employee names, personnel files, SMS texts, Google chat history on 09/27/22.

     

    Message: “Hello City of Asheville, 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 the September 27, 2022 Public Safety Committee (PSC) Meeting.

     

    A. Please provide the Employee Names and publicly available Personnel Files, of ALL employees who were tasked with supporting the call-ins, managing the phone system, or as support for the IT required for the remote meeting.

     

    B. Please provide all SMS text messages Sent and Received by those Employees on 09/27/22, specifically – as pertains to the PSC committee meeting held on 09/27/22 (same day).

     

    C. Please provide the Google chat history on the same Employees’ associated accounts on 09/27/22, specifically – as pertains to the PSC committee meeting held on 09/27/22 (same day).

     

    For all items above — I am not requesting to come in person to inspect, nor to obtain printed copies of, electronic records. In accordance with NC Public Records Law, I’m requesting explicitly that all responsive records be provided via an electronic medium / format (in which the records should already exist), such as an email, file share, google drive folder, mailed flash drive if necessary, etc.

     

    [**I do not have any additional or further clarifying information to provide. 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.** ]

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    EDITOR’S NOTE: This 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 our Team. Please do not commingle or treat that as an alteration or cancellation of our request – We intend to continue to pursue our request.

     

    Please note that we cannot commit to sign any forms or pay any potential fees / associated costs related to any request. If it is not possible to process the request without incurring fees, then please let us know the itemized potential cost.

     

    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
  • September 29, 2022 2:36 pm

    2 months ago

    Submitted to Sunshine Request
    Status: Pending