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File #: 19-1452    Version: 1 Name: 8/5/19 - Waive FOIA fees for 2147
Type: Resolution Status: Held in Council
File created: 8/5/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/16/2019 Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Resolution to Waive Fees Associated with Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request 2147
Sponsors: Jack Eaton

Title

Resolution to Waive Fees Associated with Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request 2147

Memorandum

Councilmember Jeff Hayner submitted FOIA Request 2147 on July 11, 2019.  FOIA 2147 requests all email correspondence to and from Mayor Christopher Taylor for the period of June 16 to July 8, 2019.  Staff estimated the cost to the requester to assemble these documents at $217.  Councilmembers have determined that providing this information serves the public interest, and that the fees associated with the effort to assemble these documents should be waived.

 

Financial Impact

The unrecovered cost to the City is estimated at $217.

Staff

Reviewed by:  Howard S. Lazarus, City Administrator

Body

Whereas, Councilmember Jeff Hayner has submitted FOIA Request 2147, which will require staff effort estimated at a cost $217.32; and

 

Whereas, The City Council believes in this specific instance the public interest is best served by waiving the City’s ability to recover its costs;

 

RESOLVED, That City Council directs that the fees associated with FOIA Request 2147 be waived.

 

Sponsored by:  Councilmember Eaton