Dear Newark City,

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. Under penalty of law, I swear that I have not been convicted of any indictable offense under the laws of New Jersey, any other state, or the United States.

Records requested:

Please provide a record of all emails, both sent and received by Mayor Ras Baraka, using a search of the terms “water quality,” “lead,” and “water filters” from 7/1/2017 -8/14/2019.

Yours faithfully,

JJ Met

Golinski, Ana, Newark City

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Good afternoon,


Attached is your acknowledgement of receipt letter.



CITY  NEWARK[1]cid:[email protected] Ana Golinski, OPRA Unit
OF Manager

Office of the City Clerk

City Hall

920 Broad Street · Room 415A
Newark, NJ
Office: 973-424-4116

Fax: 973-733-4893

[2][email address]




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Dear Golinski, Ana,

The August 27th deadline has passed. Please provide an update or the information requested.

Yours sincerely,

JJ Met

Golinski, Ana, Newark City

Good afternoon,

Please be advised that the Office of Information Technology has completed their search for records in accordance to your request. The search based on the criteria you provided resulted in 1,877 emails that may or may not be responsive to your request. These will need to be reviewed individually along with any attachments to identify those that are deemed responsive. The cost to review these emails is $506.79 dollars. Kindly advise if you are interested in proceeding with your request and approve the cost and/or if you wish to streamline the parameters so that the cost is diminished. I will await your reply and upon receipt will advise you further.


Ana Golinski, OPRA Unit Manager
920 BROAD STREET · ROOM 415A NEWARK, NJ  07102             
OFFICE: 973-424-4116
FAX: 973-733-4893
[email address]

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