Request #20-141

Pursuant to FOIA and as a member of the media I request electronic copies of the following public records:

Any retention letters between city employees and outside law firms to represent the Evanston Municipal Officers Electoral Board between Dec. 31, 1999, and Dec. 31, 2009. (This request is not inclusive of the costs of any state and federal litigation or cases where the City Council has approved contracts to retain outside counsel to represent the corporate authority.)


February 5, 2020 via web


February 19, 2020




Jonah L Meadows





Point of Contact

Devon Reid

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The public records requested do not exist. Retention letters and agreements are a new requirement for the City of Evanston under Resolution 86-R-19.

You have a right to appeal this decision within 60 days to Sarah Pratt, Acting Public Access Counselor, Office of the Illinois Attorney General, 500 S. 2nd Street, Springfield, Illinois 62706, (phone number 1-877-299-FOIA) or to seek judicial review under Section 11 of FOIA, 5 ILCS 140/11.

February 19, 2020, 10:19am by Alexandra Ruggie, Assistant City Attorney, Assistant City Attorney
Due Date Changed Public
02/19/2020 (was 02/12/2020). 5 Day Extension
February 12, 2020, 4:41pm by Alexandra Ruggie, Assistant City Attorney, Assistant City Attorney
Department Assignment Public
February 5, 2020, 11:58am
Request Opened Public
Request received via web
February 5, 2020, 11:58am