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2009 December 11
Luke Ravenstahl, Mayor
Re: Request under terms of the
Dear Mr. Mayor:
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.
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
As The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is the official “agency” for
providing public library service to the citizens of the City of
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.
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 municipalities and “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