Communications dated March 1, 2020 and June 18, 2020 between Shaw Sports Turf and/or Lee DeFritas and Mayor Ramon Hache

Response to this request is long overdue. By law, under all circumstances, Ridgewood Village should have responded by now (details). You can complain by requesting an internal review.

Dear Ridgewood Village,

This is a request for public records made under OPRA and the common law right of access. I am not required to fill out an official form. Please acknowledge receipt of this message.
Records requested: any and all communications between Shaw Sports Turf and/or Lee Defreitas and Mayor Ramon Hache and Deputy Mayor Susan Knudsen.

Yours faithfully,

K.D. Samuels

Donna Jackson, Ridgewood Village

Please be advised we are in receipt of your OPRA Request and require
additional information prior to processing. We ask that you clarify:

1. "Any and all communications "is too vague.  Specify what types of
communications you are seeking ​so we may search accordingly.

2. The persons involved in the request differs in the subject line and the
body of the message. Clarify the persons involved in the request.

3. No topic is mentioned and the request is considered too vague.  Specify
the topic(s) so we may search accordingly.

Upon receipt of this information we will process your request. Thank you.

Notice: You are advised that copies of correspondence, including e-mail
correspondence and attachments, between the public and the Village of
Ridgewood are obtainable by any person filing a request under the Open
Public Records Act (OPRA) unless subject to a specific OPRA exception.
There should be no expectation that the content of emails exchanged
between the public and municipal officials and employees will remain
private.     

Dear Donna Jackson,
1. "Any and all communications "is too vague. Specify what types of communications you are seeking ​so we may search accordingly.
Written correspondence, E-mails and text messages, transcripts of phone conversations.
2. The persons involved in the request differs in the subject line and the body of the message. Clarify the persons involved in the request.
Lee DeFreitas and Shaw Sports Turf and/or Mayor Ramon Hache and/or Deputy Mayor Susan Knudsen.

3. No topic is mentioned and the request is considered too vague. Specify
the topic(s) so we may search accordingly.
Turf Fields, turf field replacement, turf field replacement proposal(s), Ridgewood Board of Education, Stevens Field, Ridgewood Stadium, Ridgewood Public Schools.

Thank you for you attention to this matter.

Yours sincerely,

K. D. Samuels

Donna Jackson, Ridgewood Village

Thank you for your quick response. We will process your request and advise if we need additional information.
________________________________________
From: K. Samuels <[OPRA #14395 email]>
Sent: Friday, June 19, 2020 10:43 AM
To: Donna Jackson
Subject: Re: OPRA Request 20.6.19 SAMUELS

Dear Donna Jackson,
1. "Any and all communications "is too vague. Specify what types of communications you are seeking ​so we may search accordingly.
Written correspondence, E-mails and text messages, transcripts of phone conversations.
2. The persons involved in the request differs in the subject line and the body of the message. Clarify the persons involved in the request.
Lee DeFreitas and Shaw Sports Turf and/or Mayor Ramon Hache and/or Deputy Mayor Susan Knudsen.

3. No topic is mentioned and the request is considered too vague. Specify
the topic(s) so we may search accordingly.
Turf Fields, turf field replacement, turf field replacement proposal(s), Ridgewood Board of Education, Stevens Field, Ridgewood Stadium, Ridgewood Public Schools.

Thank you for you attention to this matter.

Yours sincerely,

K. D. Samuels

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Donna Jackson, Ridgewood Village

1 Attachment

Please see the attached file as our response to the OPRA Request submitted
to the Village Clerk’s Office on June 18, 2020.

 

Note: N.J.S.A.47:1A-1 OPRA Exemptions - in the interest of privacy, it is
the public policy of this State that 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.

 

At this time, we will consider this request closed and our obligation
satisfied.

 

Donna M. Jackson

Deputy Village Clerk

Village of Ridgewood

131 N. Maple Avenue

Ridgewood, NJ 07451

Phone:  201 670-5500 x 205

Fax:  201 652-7623

 

Notice: You are advised that copies of correspondence, including e-mail
correspondence and attachments, between the public and the Village of
Ridgewood are obtainable by any person filing a request under the Open
Public Records Act (OPRA) unless subject to a specific OPRA exception.
There should be no expectation that the content of emails exchanged
between the public and municipal officials and employees will remain
private.     

Dear Donna Jackson,

Thank you for providing the information requested.

Yours sincerely,

K. Samuels