Re: Public Records Act Request- 1431 Franklin Street Project proposed by Tidewater Capital (ZP1901l7)
We are writing on behalf of Oakland Residents for Responsible Development ("Oakland Residents") to request a copy of any and all public records referring or related to the 1431 Franklin Street Project, ("Project") by Tidewater Capital ("Applicant"). This request includes, but is not limited to, any and all file materials, applications, correspondence, resolutions, memos, notes, analysis, email messages, files, maps, charts, and any other documents related to the Project.
Oakland Residents is an unincorporated association of individuals and labor organizations that may be adversely affected by the potential public and worker health and safety hazards and environmental impacts of the Project. The association includes: City of Oakland residents; the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 595, Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 342, Sheet Metal Workers Local 104, Sprinkler Fitters Local 483 and their members and their families; and other individuals that live and/or work in the City of Oakland and Alameda County. Oakland Residents have a strong interest in enforcing the State's
environmental laws that encourage sustainable development and ensure a safe working environment for its members.
We are making this request pursuant to the California Public Records Act ("Act"), i and request the above documents pursuant to section 6253(a) of the Act. In addition, we request these materials pursuant to Article I, section 3(b) of the California Constitution, which provides a constitutional right of access to
information concerning the conduct of the government. Article I, section 3(b) provides that any statutory right to information shall be broadly construed to provide the greatest access to government information and further requires that any statute that limits the right of access to information be narrowly construed.
Pursuant to Government Code section 6253.9, if any of the responsive documents are in electronic format, please send them via a file hosting service such as Drop box. Alternatively, if the electronic records are 10 MB or less (or can be easily broken into chunks of 10 MB or less), please email them as attachments.
We will pay for any direct costs of duplication associated with filling this request up to $200. However, please contact me at (650) 589-1660 with a cost estimate before copying/scanning the materials.