[Michlib-l] New FOIA - Public Library of Cedar Springs submitted on 03/16/2017
WHI Shelley Williams
whisw at llcoop.org
Thu Apr 20 12:45:00 EDT 2017
I couldn't dig deep enough into their site without signing up, but they do
ask for donations.
Shelley Williams MLS, Director
White Lake Community Library
3900 White Lake Dr.
Whitehall, MI 49461-9257
231-894-9531 (ext. 21)
Read Early. Read Often.
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From: Leslie Burke <Leslie.Burke at kzoo.edu>
To: Diane Greiner <croton.twp.lib.director at gmail.com>, "'CED Donna Clark'"
<ceddc at llcoop.org>, "sandra at llcoop.org" <sandra at llcoop.org>, "'Membiela,
Clare (MDE)'" <MembielaC at michigan.gov>
Cc: "michlib-l at mcls.org" <michlib-l at mcls.org>, "llc_directors at llcoop.org"
<llc_directors at llcoop.org>
Sent: Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:57:38 +0000
Subject: RE: [Michlib-l] New FOIA - Public Library of Cedar Springs
submitted on 03/16/2017
> Does the following language rankle anyone? . This request is not
> principally for personal or commercial benefit. Our agency is just
> exercising the general rights of the public. Sounds to me like they
> are planning a commercial or personal benefit. On whose behalf are
> they exercising the "general rights of the public". Sounds like they
> plan to gather the data and resell it.
> Leslie D. Burke
> Collection Development & Digital Integration Librarian, Library
> Kalamazoo College
> 1200 Academy St
> Kalamazoo, MI 49006
> p 269.337.7144
> f 269.337.7395
> Leslie.Burke at kzoo.edu<mailto:Leslie.Burke at kzoo.edu>
> More in Four. More in a Lifetime.
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> From: michlib-l-bounces at mcls.org [mailto:michlib-l-bounces at mcls.org]
> On Behalf Of Diane Greiner Sent: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 4:50 PM To:
> 'CED Donna Clark' <ceddc at llcoop.org>; sandra at llcoop.org; 'Membiela,
> Clare (MDE)' <MembielaC at michigan.gov> Cc: michlib-l at mcls.org;
llc_directors at llcoop.org
> Subject: Re: [Michlib-l] New FOIA - Public Library of Cedar Springs
> submitted on 03/16/2017
> I just received a postal letter from American Transparency stating
> the same information as the email below. How have others handled
> this request?
> Diane Greiner, Director
> Croton Township Library
> 8260 S. Croton-Hardy Drive
> Newaygo, MI 49337
> crodg at llcoop.org<mailto:crodg at llcoop.org>
> From: CED Donna Clark [mailto:ceddc at llcoop.org]
> Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2017 10:31 PM
> To: sandra at llcoop.org<mailto:sandra at llcoop.org>
> Cc: llc_directors at llcoop.org<mailto:llc_directors at llcoop.org>
> Subject: Fw: New FOIA - Public Library of Cedar Springs submitted on
> Sandra and Lakeland Member Directors:
> Any advice? Is this happening to any of you, as well? How should I
> Donna Clark, Director at EC
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> To: "ceddc at llcoop.org<mailto:ceddc at llcoop.org>"
<ceddc at llcoop.org<mailto:ceddc at llcoop.org>>
> Sent: Thu, 16 Mar 2017 20:57:14 +0000
> Subject: New FOIA - Public Library of Cedar Springs submitted on
> Records Access Officer:
> Pursuant to the FOIA, this is a request for a copy of the following
> records: An electronic copy of any and all employees for years of
> 2016, (fiscal or calendar year). Each employee record should contain
> the employer name, employer zip code, year of compensation, first
> name, middle initial, last name, hire date (mm-dd-yyyy), base salary
> amount, bonus amount, overtime amount, gross annual wages and
> position title. This data should be broken down by employer,
> employee and year.
> The principal purpose of this is to make this information more
> accessible to the public and to access and disseminate information
> regarding the health, safety, and welfare of the general public.
> This request is not principally for personal or commercial benefit.
> Our agency is just exercising the general rights of the public. For
> these reasons, we are requesting a waiver of fees. If there is a
> charge for this service, please obtain my approval in writing prior
> to proceeding with request.
> All documents can be e-mailed to
> michigan at openthebooks.com<mailto:michigan at openthebooks.com> or
> mailed in electronic format (preferred format would be .csv or .xls)
> . If any documents are not provided in the format specified, please
> provide the state or federal statutes relied upon for that decision.
> If any record or portion of a record responsive to this request is
> contained in a record or portion of a record deemed unresponsive to
> the request, I would like to inspect the entire document. Under the
> Open Records Act/Freedom of Information Act, all non-exempt portions
> of any partially-exempt documents must be disclosed. If any records
> or portions of records are withheld, please state the exemption on
> which you rely, the basis on which the exemption is invoked, and the
> name of the individual responsible for the decision.
> Thank you for your prompt consideration of my request. If you have
> any questions, or if I can be of any assistance, please e-mail me at
> michigan at openthebooks.com<mailto:michigan at openthebooks.com>
> Paul Nachman
> American Transparency
> P.O. Box 970999
> Boca Raton, FL 33497-0999
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