Freedom of Information Law [FOIL] Requests

The Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority (the “Authority”) is a public entity and, as such, complies with New York State’s Freedom of Information Law [FOIL].

Under the FOIL the public has a right to inspect and receive copies of most records retained by the Authority. Persons seeking records or wishing to inspect Authority records should contact the Authority at the address below:

Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority
ATTN: Jodi Tuttle, Records Management Officer [FOIL Requests]
1600 Genesee St.Utica, NY 13502

 (315)733-1224 Ext. 1200

The FOIL requires that agencies respond to a request for records in five (5) business days by either providing access to the records, denying access, or by stating when the Authority will make a determination on the request.

The Authority may charge a fee for photocopying and/or reproduction of the requested material.

In the event a request is not handled in a timely manner, or if a request for access to records has been denied in whole or in part, an appeal may be filed with the Authority’s FOIL Appeals Committee. An appeal should be sent in writing to the following address:

Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority
Attn: FOIL Appeals Committee
1600 Genesee St.
Utica, NY 13502

The following Authority Board Members serve on the Authority’s FOIL Appeals Committee:

Barbara Freeman (FOIL Appeals Committee Chair)
James D’Onofrio
James Franco

Upon receipt of an appeal, the Appeals Committee will send a letter acknowledging receipt of the appeal. The Appeals Committee will conduct an independent review of the records that were withheld.

Once the Appeals Committee makes a final determination on the appeal, the requestor will be advised of the decision.

For additional information on the New York State Freedom of Information Law please visit: http://www.dos.state.ny.us/coog/freedomfaq.html

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Freedom of Information Law [FOIL] Requests

The Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority (the “Authority”) is a public entity and, as such, complies with New York State’s Freedom of Information Law [FOIL].

Under the FOIL the public has a right to inspect and receive copies of most records retained by the Authority. Persons seeking records or wishing to inspect Authority records should contact the Authority at the address below:

Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority
ATTN: Jodi Tuttle, Records Management Officer [FOIL Requests]
1600 Genesee St.Utica, NY 13502

 (315)733-1224 Ext. 1200

The FOIL requires that agencies respond to a request for records in five (5) business days by either providing access to the records, denying access, or by stating when the Authority will make a determination on the request.

The Authority may charge a fee for photocopying and/or reproduction of the requested material.

In the event a request is not handled in a timely manner, or if a request for access to records has been denied in whole or in part, an appeal may be filed with the Authority’s FOIL Appeals Committee. An appeal should be sent in writing to the following address:

Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority
Attn: FOIL Appeals Committee
1600 Genesee St.
Utica, NY 13502

The following Authority Board Members serve on the Authority’s FOIL Appeals Committee:

Barbara Freeman (FOIL Appeals Committee Chair)
James D’Onofrio
James Franco

Upon receipt of an appeal, the Appeals Committee will send a letter acknowledging receipt of the appeal. The Appeals Committee will conduct an independent review of the records that were withheld.

Once the Appeals Committee makes a final determination on the appeal, the requestor will be advised of the decision.

For additional information on the New York State Freedom of Information Law please visit: http://www.dos.state.ny.us/coog/freedomfaq.html

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