Request #19-485

This FOIA Request if for the records, receipts, copies of pledges and checks/cash donations of !$10,251.939 stated in The CCS Fundraising report dated dec 2, 2017 to Marty Lyons from Michael Happ and CCd to Mayor Hagerty, Friends of Roberts Crown and Laura Meengs-Aitkens. Re Campaign Progress report Robert Crown. See attachment.

1.I would like copies of all of the pledges , checks and donations Stated in the report is community gifts and Pledges $5,006,000, Matching grant $5,000,000 and ticket sales & , donations Feb and Dec 2017 totaling $10, 251,939. As the names of donors is on the friends of crown marketing materials there should be no confidentiaility issues to cause for redactions on the part of legal.

2. Please provide copies of the deposit and/ or proof of where those checks and cash were deposited-city of Evanston or Friends of Robert Crown. 

3. Also, provide all memorandums between Marin Lyons and accounts payable or Ashley King and accounts payable, or any other city of Evanston employee, staff, alderman or mayor  directing accounts payable to transfer al donations to the Robert Crown Center received by the City of Evanston to the Friends of Crown. 

4. Being that the Friends of Crown are and were acting on behalf of the city I would like records from the Friends reflecting that that they have $5,000,000 and the dates they received their money.

Thank you



May 10, 2019 via web


May 24, 2019


City Manager, Finance


mary rosinski





Point of Contact

Devon Reid

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We released all of the requested documents pursuant to your FOIA Request.


Alexandra Ruggie

Assistant City Attorney

May 30, 2019, 9:47am by Alexandra Ruggie
Document(s) Released to Requester Public
Scanned from a Xerox Multifunction Device (53).pdf
May 30, 2019, 9:45am by Alexandra Ruggie
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Robert Crown $5million 051319.pdf
May 30, 2019, 9:45am by Alexandra Ruggie
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05/24/2019 (was 05/17/2019).
May 17, 2019, 4:19pm by Jordi Amaral
Department Assignment Public
Added: City Manager, Finance.
May 10, 2019, 1:09pm by Devon Reid, City Clerk
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Request received via web
May 10, 2019, 12:52pm