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2009 December 11
Jacqui Fiske Lazo, Chairwoman
Board of Trustees
Re: Request under terms of the
Dear Ms. Lazo:
At the beginning of this decade, then-Carnegie Library Director Herb Elish began a strategic planning process, which resulted in a plan for library facility renovations and/or replacements. To my knowledge, as of this point in time this plan has never been released to the general public.
I, respectfully, ask that you send me a copy of the final plan for renovating/relocating public libraries, which was developed by the strategic planning process started by Herb Elish at the beginning of this decade.
I make this request under the terms of the
Title 22 of the
“(C) The library shall be an integral part of general local government.”
The Pennsylvania Code provides that public libraries may receive public funding
In the case of The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, this
requirement was satisfied on 1890 February 25 with the enactment into law, by
the City of
Such designated “agencies” of municipal government are required to
abide by all aspects of the Pennsylvania Right-to-Know Law [Act of June 21,
1957, P.L. 390, No. 212, 60 P.S. 66.1 et seq., as amended] and the
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According to a 2002 June amendment to the Pennsylvania Right-to-Know Law, which legally took effect on 2002 December 26, the response to Pennsylvania Right-to-Know Law requests, by non-Commonwealth of Pennsylvania agencies, including “agencies” of municipalities, “shall not exceed five business days from the date the written request is received.”
I look forward to a prompt reply to my Right-to-Know Law request.
Glenn A. Walsh