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The Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority abides by the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). For more information about FOIA, please click the links below for the New York State Department of State, Committee on Open Government:

You can mail your FOIA Request to the following address:
Letitia M. Haynes
Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Authority
One Bridge Plaza
Ogdensburg NY 13669
or faxed to: 315 393-7068
Enter the name for this tabbed section: Sample Request-for-Information letter
Letitia M. Haynes
Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Authority
One Bridge Plaza
Ogdensburg NY 13669

Re: Freedom of Information Law Request

Dear Ms. Haynes:

Under the provisions of the New York Freedom of Information Law, Article 6 of the Public Officers Law, I hereby request records or portions thereof pertaining to
_________________________________
(attempt to identify the records in which you are interested as clearly as possible).

If there are any fees for copying the records requested, please inform me before filling the request (or: ...please supply the records without informing me if the fees are not in excess of $ _______).

Because the Freedom of Information Law requires that an agency respond to a request within five business days of receipt of a request, I would appreciate a response as soon as possible.
I look forward to hearing from you shortly. If for any reason any portion of my request is denied, please inform me of the reasons for the denial in writing and provide the name and address of the person or body to whom I should direct my appeal.

Sincerely,
Signature
Name
Address
City, State, ZIP code
Enter the name for this tabbed section: Sample Appeal Letter
Name of Agency Official
Appeals Officer
Name of Agency
Address of Agency
City, NY, ZIP code

Re: Freedom of Information Law Appeal

Dear ____ :

I hereby appeal the denial of access regarding my request, that was made on ____ (date) and sent to _________________________________
(records access officer, name and address of agency).

The records that were denied include: ___ (enumerate the records that were denied).

As required by the Freedom of Information Law, the head or governing body of an agency, or whomever is designated to determine appeals, is required to respond within 10 business days of the receipt of an appeal. If the records are denied on appeal, please explain the reasons for the denial fully in writing as required by law.

In addition, please be advised that the Freedom of Information Law directs that all appeals and the determinations that follow be sent to the Committee on Open Government, Department of State, 41 State Street, Albany, New York 12231.

Sincerely,
Signature
Name
Address
City, State, ZIP code