Employee Payroll Records

ASK NJ Media Co. made this OPRA request to Bethlehem Township

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

The request was partially successful.

Dear Bethlehem Township,

This is a request for public records made under OPRA and the common law right of access. I certify under penalty of NJSA 2C:28-3 that I have not been convicted of an indictable offense. Please acknowledge receipt of this message.
Records requested:

I'm requesting the following records of any and all employees for the year of 2017. Each employee record should contain: an individual’s name, title, position, salary(and longevity pay, overtime pay if applicable), payroll record, length of service, date of separation and the reason for such separation.....pursuant to N.J.S.A. 47:1A-10.
N.J.S.A. 47:1A-10
23) Personnel and pension records, except specific information identified as follows:
a. An individual’s name, title, position, salary, payroll record, length of service, date of separation and the reason for such separation, and the amount and type of any pension received,
b. When required to be disclosed by another law, when disclosure is essential to the performance of official duties of a person duly authorized by this State or the United States, or when authorized by an individual in interest.
c. Data contained in information which disclose conformity with specific experiential, educational or medical qualifications required for government employment or for receipt of a public pension, but not including any detailed medical or psychological information.
***The above information was taken from the Custodian's Handbook that the Government Records Council provides within the State of New Jersey.

Yours faithfully,

ASK NJ Media Co.

Christine Dispenza, Bethlehem Township

Good Afternoon –

In regards to your OPRA Request, dated 12/7/2017, referencing Payroll and
Pension information on Township employees, please be advised that
additional time will be needed in order to respond to your request.

The anticipated response date is Wednesday, December 27, 2017, by end of
business day.

Thank you for your patience in this matter.

Regards,

Chris Dispenza

Township Clerk

 

 

Dear Christine Dispenza,

I'm granting the extension that you have requested.

Yours sincerely,

ASK NJ Media Co.

Dear Christine Dispenza,

Please resend documents without the addresses of the town's employees.

Yours sincerely,

ASK NJ Media Co.

Christine Dispenza, Bethlehem Township

Thank you for your email.  I will be out of the office from Friday,
December 22, 2017, up to and including Tuesday, December 26, 2017, and I
will not have access to email.  Should you need to speak to someone,
please contact Lola Burd, Deputy Municipal Clerk, on 908-735-4107, ext.
102.  Otherwise, someone will respond to your email as soon as possible
upon my return to the office.

Thank you.

Christine Dispenza, Bethlehem Township

Good Afternoon –

Due to scheduling conflicts within the Finance Office, an extension for
the response to this OPRA will be delayed and anticipated by  End of
Business Day, Friday, January 12, 2018.

 

Thank you,

Chris Dispenza

Christine Dispenza, Bethlehem Township

1 Attachment

Hello –

Attached please find the revised documents as per your request dated
December 22, 2017.

 

Please consider this revised OPRA as now closed.

 

Thank you,

Chris Dispenza

Municipal Clerk

Dear Christine Dispenza,

Thank you for your response. This confirms my receipt of the records and I consider this request fulfilled.

Yours sincerely,

ASK NJ Media Co.