April 2015 Open Records Request Summary

Document Description: 
Summary of open records requests for April 2015
Document Text Content: 

Open records information provided by the

Office of the Governor in April 2015

  • On average, responses were provided within 12 days

 

On March 19, 2015, Michael Garter, Des Moines, requested to review the following: (1) All correspondence sent to the Office of the Governor and Iowa Utilities Board members Nick Wagner, Libby Jacobs and Sheila Tipton from January 19, 2015 – March 19, 2015, (2) All applications seeking to be appointed or reappointed to the Iowa Utilities Board for the member position open on May 1, 2015, and the chair position open on May 1, 2015, and (#) any calendar notices of meetings the Governor or the Office of the Governor Staff had from January 19, 2015 – March 19, 2015 with any representative of MidAmerican Energy.  On April 8, 2015, our office provided a CD containing 102 emails and 42 pages in hard copy.  Two pages were withheld pursuant to Iowa Code section 22.7(50).  There was a charge of $3.20 for copies.

 

On March 27, 2015, Ryan Foley, Associated Press, requested to review all communications sent between the Office of the Governor and Iowa Utilities Board members Libby Jacobs and SHeil Tipton from February 1, 2015 – March 27, 2015.  On April 16, 2015, our office provided a CD containing 102 emails and 19 pages in hard copy.  One document was withheld pursuant to Iowa Code section 22.7(50).  There was no charge for this request.

 

On April 2, 2015, Nick Robertson, WHO TV, requested to review a copy of the March 18th letter sent by Sheila Tipton to Governor Branstad.  On April 2, 2015, our office provided 13 pages.  There was no charge for this request.

 

On April 8, 2015, Sandi Ryan, Ames, requested to review all applications and letters of recommendation for the May 1, 2015, member position for the Commission for the Blind.  On April 16, 2015, our office provided 101 pages in hard copy.  No documents were withheld.  There was a charge of $9.10 for copies.