August 2011 Open Records Request Summary

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Open Records requests from August 2011
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Open records information provided by the Office of the Governor in August 2011

On June 22, 2011, Rod Boshart, The Gazette, updated his request to review all documents with the words “contingency plan” and “shutdown.” On August 8, 2011, a CD of 540 emails with one page in hard copy was provided. There was no charge for this request.

On July 6, 2011, Gary Barrett, WHO Radio, requested a copy of Rod Boshart’s June 22nd request. This request was provided on August 8, 2011 at no charge.

On July 13, 2011, Sonya Heitshusen, WHO-TV, requested all emails from Association of Business and Industry (ABI) regarding Chris Godfrey. On August 5, 2011, a CD of six emails was provided at no charge.

On July 19, 2011, Senator Bill Dotzler requested all documents with the word “Godfrey” in it. On August 4, 2011, a CD with 86 emails and 19 pages in hard copy were provided. There was a charge of ninety cents for copies.

On July 19, 2011, Sonya Heitshusen, WHO-TV requested a copy of Senator Doztner’s July 19th request. On August 5, 2011, the request was completed for ninety cents.

On July 28, 2011, Jens Manuel Krogstad, Des Moines Register, requested all documents with the phrase “Harkin Institute.” This request was completed at no charge on August 18, 2011.

On July 21, 2011, Emily Schettler, Iowa City Press-Citizen, requested all emails between the Governor’s Office and the Board of Regents. On August 19, 2011, a CD of 350 emails and forty-seven pages were provided. The request cost $366.70 for reviewing 1,190 emails.

On July 6, 2011, Sam Roecker, Democratic Party, requested all emails and bills regarding the “Working Together for a Better Future.” The Department of Administrative Services, Department of Management, and the governor’s office collaborated and provided all records when they came in on August 26, 2011. The charge was $36.60.

On August 17, 2011, Jack Suiter, Farm Bureau, requested the list of the individuals who went with the Lt. Governor on the trade trip to China. On August 25, 2011, seven pages were provided at no charge.

On July 27, 2011, Mike Wiser, Lee Enterprises, requested all documents from the Army Corps of Engineers and Brig. General Derek Hill in the governor’s office that relate to the Missouri river. On August 31, 2011, our office provided 120 emails and 65 pages and the charge was $5.50.