Request #19-274

Re: Request under the Public Records Act

Dear Ms. Abrahamson:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act, Government Code §§ 6250 et seq., this office
hereby requests copies, within ten (10) days, of the public records in the possession of the
City of Vallejo (hereinafter, the “City”) described below.

Definitions Used in this Request
“ALL” means each and every responsive RECORD or COMMUNICATIONS, regardless of
storage location or originating source, including private accounts and devices belonging to
City officials.

“COMMUNICATIONS” means, without limitation, the transmittal of information (in the
form of facts, ideas, inquiries, or otherwise) including without limitation oral, written,
graphic, and electronic communication, whether direct or through an intermediary.

“RECORDS” means any handwriting, typewriting, electronic mail (whether located on the
City’s servers or on any private server or personal account), text messages (whether located
on the City’s servers or on any private server or personal account), printing, photostating,
photography, photocopying, and every other means of recording any tangible thing, any form
of communication or representation, including letters, words, pictures, sounds or symbols or
any combination thereof, and any record thereby created, regardless of the manner in which
the record has been stored, including without limitation papers, maps, magnetic or paper
tapes, photographic films and prints, magnetic or punched cards, discs, or drums.

“RELATE” (or “RELATING” or “RELATED”) means, without limitation, constituting,
respecting, regarding, reflecting, concerning, pertaining to, stating, establishing, showing,
describing, recording, noting, embodying, memorializing, mentioning, studying, analyzing,
discussing, consisting of, containing, evidencing, depicting, or referring in any way, directly
or indirectly, to the subject matter of the request.

1. ALL COMMUNICATIONS to or from Dan Keen that include the following persons:
Claudia Quintana, Shannon Eckmeyer, Teri Kilgore, Will Morat, Ron Gerber, Jose
McNeill, or Slater Matzke, whether individually or in any group, from August 1, 2017
to present.

2. ALL COMMUNICATIONS to or from Craig Whittom RELATING to Vallejo
Marine Terminal, Orcem, General Mills, Cherokee Brooks, the General Plan
Working Group (which may be described as the “GPWG”), General Plan Update, or
Propel Vallejo from January 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016.

3. ALL COMMUNICATIONS to or from Eric Zell that include the following persons:
Dan Keen, Claudia Quintana and Andrea Ouse, whether individually or in any
group, RELATING to Orcem, Vallejo Marine Terminal, Faraday Futures or the
recusal of City Council members from any vote from January 1, 2015 to June 30,

With regard to all of the above requested documents, the public records we seek include all
writings prepared, owned, used, received, or exchanged by the City regardless of physical
form or characteristics.

If you find any of these requests insufficiently focused or effective, we ask that you provide
the assistance required by Government Code § 6253.1, including “assisting the member of the
public to identify records and information that are responsive to the request or to the purpose
of the request.” If you believe any portion of the records we have requested is exempt from
disclosure by express provision of the law, Government Code § 6253(a) additionally requires
segregation or deletion of that material and the release of the remainder of the information.
The Public Records Act requires that you respond to this request within ten (10) days. For
any responsive public record kept in electronic format, we request that an electronic copy of
the document be produced in that format, pursuant to Government Code § 6253.9. Otherwise,
please notify me by phone or email when any portion of the documents are ready, and I will
arrange for their pick up by courier. Also, please notify me as to the reasonable copying
costs, and I will promptly send payment.

If documents are voluminous, then please indicate in your response the approximate volume
of documents responsive to this request, and the location, dates, and times upon which
inspection will be permitted. If you can provide documents in response to one or more of the
above requests sooner than for others, please provide the electronic copy to me once available
or please so indicate, and I will arrange for their pick up as such documents become available.
If you have any questions or concerns, or need additional information to comply with this
request, please feel free to contact me at or (415) 983-1071.

Very truly yours,
Nan McGarry


May 3, 2019 via email



Nan McGarry





Point of Contact

Leslie Trybull, Executive Secretary

Document(s) Released   Details Public
You need to count VMT trucks, too.pdf
2016 Rail Safety Report to the Legislature 2016 FINAL.pdf
Factory_OS Tour Meeting - Mare Island.pdf
June 2017 Job Survey.pdf
Meeting to Review Opportunities for Effective Use of $100,000 to Improve Public Access Along Bay Trail.pdf
MI Job Survey.pdf
NMI building envelope.pdf
parking update.pdf
Rail review.pdf
Steel or slag - Orcem & Ecocem.pdf
Vallejo Dredging.pdf
VMT air quality call.pdf
July 16, 2019, 8:25am by Leslie Trybull, Executive Secretary
Document(s) Released   Details Public
RE metting or telephone conversation_1.pdf
2015 DMMO Annual Report 12-28-16.pdf
Blue Rock Golf course community meeting.pdf
Blue Rock Springs Golf Course - Update.pdf
Dredge depths, past public notices.pdf
Dredge Meeting - VYC.pdf
Faraday Update - Today's WSJ.pdf
Follow up w Congressman Thompson-WETA Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP).pdf
FW message for Senator Bill Dodd - Carol pearlman.pdf
Mike Thompson and the VMT Orcem property.pdf
Overall dredge volume limit.pdf
Proceedings of the State Historic Commission.pdf
June 24, 2019, 3:26pm by Leslie Trybull, Executive Secretary
External Message   Hide Public
Thank you for your message. This Public Records Act Request was received by the City of Vallejo on May 6. You are now requesting a subject limitation approximately one month after our request was submitted. Although no such limitation is required, we can provide the following: For the period August 1, 2017 to November 30, 2017, our request can be limited to communications RELATED TO the following topics and/or people: VMT, Orcem, Steve Bryan, Blaise Fettig, Matt Fettig, Andrea Ouse, Lisa Plowman, Eric Zell, Jon Riley, Jumpstart, Rupetto (Bob) Sampayan, Robert McConnell, Bay Area Are Quality Management District (“BAAQMD”), Bay Conservation and Development Commission (“BCDC”), State Lands Commission, Monica Brown, Lennar Mare Island, Tom Sheaff, Ron Gerber, Dave Phinney, Nimitz Group, Victor Zayas, Earthquake Protection Services, Buck Kamphausen, Cynthia Ripley, PropelVallejo, General Plan, Peter Brooks, Greg Nyhoff, Fresh Air Vallejo, Landis Graden, Cal Maritime, Admiral Thomas (“Tom”) Cropper, Mark Goodrich, FUSE, Slater Matzke, Jose McNeill, Will Morat, Teri Kilgore, Craig Whithom, David Kleinschmidt, Jill Mercurio, Terrance Davis, Jess Malgapo, Pippin Dew-Costa, Hermie Sunga, Rozzana Verder-Aliga, Dennis Yen, Blue Rock, Syar, Joe Callahan, dredging, Mare Island Straits Economic Development Committee (“MISEDC”), Erin Ganahl. From December 1, 2017: No topic limitation. Please provide us with all non-exempt records for this time period. The term “RELATED TO” should be interpreted as it is defined in our Public Records Act Request. Please let us know if we can be of further assistance as your office works to comply with our request. Best, Nan Nan McGarry | Associate Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP Four Embarcadero Center, 22nd Floor | San Francisco, CA 94111-5998 t +1.415.983.1071 | m +1.508.404.5917 | website bio
June 4, 2019, 1:38pm by the requester via email
External Message Public

Ms. McGarry,

Your request item #1 is very broad and does not indicate the subject of the communications you are requesting.  Can you please be more specific?

June 4, 2019, 9:31am by Leslie Trybull, Executive Secretary (Staff)
Document(s) Released Public
Re_ Postings on the Meetings.pdf
Re_ Agenda for Our Meeting on 5_02_16 at 1_00 pm.pdf
Re_ Faraday Mtg..pdf
Re_ Meeting with the City.pdf
May 20, 2019, 5:27pm by Leslie Trybull, Executive Secretary
Document(s) Released Public
Extension Request 051319.pdf
May 13, 2019, 4:39pm by Leslie Trybull, Executive Secretary
Department Assignment Public
May 6, 2019, 11:10am by Eric Heffelfinger
Request Opened Public
Request received via email
May 6, 2019, 11:10am by Eric Heffelfinger