Brian E. Rumpf, Esquire
Director of Administration and
Custodian of Records
OCEAN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
P.O. Box 2191
Email: [email protected]
Toms River, NJ 08754-2191
Fax: (732) 831-6485
April 22, 2020
Email: Anonymous <[email protected]
Dear Sir or Madam,
The Ocean County Health Department and Custodian of Records received your OPRA request
dated, April 7, 2020, received on April 8, 2020. As such, the twenty one (21) business day
deadline to respond to your request is May 8, 2020. This response is being furnished to you on
9th day of your request.
OPRA allows public agencies to impose special service charges whenever the nature, format,
manner of collection or volume of a government record embodied in the form or printed
matter to be inspected, examined or copied pursuant to this section is such that the record
cannot be reproduced by ordinary documents copying equipment in ordinary business size or
when fulfilling a request requires an extraordinary expenditure of time and effort. (See N.J.S.A.
47:1A-5c). Special service charges must be based upon the actual direct cost of providing the
copy or copies.
OPRA mandates that the requestor shall have the opportunity to review and object to the
charge prior to it being incurred. (See N.J.S.A. 47:1A-5c). As such, a detailed estimate is
Copies of the requested document total (243) pages in a variety of sizes.
of the document can be made available at a cost of $.05 per letter size page or
smaller and $0.07 per legal size page or larger totaling $12.15.
The documents can be faxed
upon receiving a fax number at no cost
These documents have been scanned and attached to this email at no cost.
The following records will be provided to you and are also available for your inspection upon
appointment and are responsive request for records:
Name, date, subject
The available requested files are included herein, however, kindly respond in writing with your
acceptance or rejection of this estimated charge if you would like copies or indicate that you
would like the documents faxed. We will not begin to process this request until we receive your
Please be advised, as per N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1 (Legislative Findings):
24) Privacy Interest - “a public
agency has a responsibility and an obligation to safeguard
from public access a citizen's
personal information with which it has been entrusted
when disclosure thereof would violate
the citizen's reasonable expectation of
privacy.” Names, phone numbers, and personally
identifying information has been redacted from these files prior to disclosure.
If you reject the estimated charge and you wish to challenge the special service charge, you
have a right to challenge the decision. At your option, you may either institute a proceeding in
the Superior Court of New Jersey or file a complaint with the Government Records Council.
If your request for access to a government record has been denied or unfilled within the seven
(7) business days required by law, you have the right to challenge the decision by the Ocean
County Health Department to deny access. At your option, you may either institute a
proceeding in the Superior Court of New Jersey or file a complaint with Government Records
On behalf of Brian E. Rumpf, Custodian of Records