Freedom of Information Status Request Response to Jasper County, IA – #001

MEMORANDUM

To: Doug Cupples, Jasper County Chairman
101 1st Street N Room 203
Newton, IA 50208
641-792-7016

Denny Carpenter, Jasper County Vice-Chairman
101 1st Street N Room 203
Newton, IA 50208
641-792-7016

Brandon Talsma, Jasper County Board Member
101 1st Street N Room 203
Newton, IA 50208
641-792-7016

Scott Nicholson, Jasper County Attorney
114 West 3rd Street N
Newton, IA 50208
641-792-5010

Subj: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION STATUS REQUEST RESPONSE TO JASPER COUNTY, IA – #001

Ref: 1. Iowa Open Records Act – Iowa Code Chapter 22
2. Freedom of Information Request – Jasper County Iowa, 20 DEC 2021
3. Freedom of Information Status Request to Jasper County, IA #001, 14 FEB 2022
4. Electronic Mail Response from Jasper County Attorney, 25 FEB 2022

1. Introduction

Reference (4.) has been received and satisfies Reference (2.) and the deadline established in Reference (3.). The guidance provided by the Jasper County Attorney in Reference (4.) regarding the information requested in Reference (2.) will be applied in a new request served electronically to Jasper County, IA on 01 MAR 2022.

2. Conclusion

Jasper County, IA’s response is greatly appreciated regarding this request and the nature of the situation that it originates. The author of this memorandum believes that we can only evolve as a country if we openly discuss inconsistencies that arise as we serve the citizens of this county and this country as a whole.