Request #20-387

Under the Louisiana Public Records Act § 44:1 et seq., I hereby request the following records:

All electronic records of the following people:

  • Councilmember Jay H. Banks
  • Councilmember Cyndi Nguyen
  • Mayor Latoya Cantrell
  • Administrative assistants of the above officials

The request should include emails (sent, received, BCC, and CC), email attachments, text messages, encrypted messages (such as Signal and/or WhatsApp etc.), messaging apps (such as Slack, Trello and/or Asana etc.), cloud based file storage systems (such as Microsoft One Drive, Google Drive, and/or Dropbox etc.), social media direct messages for professional purposes (such as Facebook and/or Twitter etc.) and any other electronic records.

The scope of this public records request is for records between the above officials and any individuals associated with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. You may search electronic records using “” to simplify your search of emails.

The timeframe of this public records request is between November 1, 2019 and February 10, 2020.

You may exclude news articles, press clippings, and duplicate emails.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or USB drive if not.


Section 44:32(D) of the Louisiana Public Records Act requires a response within three business days.  If access to the records I am requesting will take longer than that time period, please contact me with information about when I might expect copies or the ability to inspect the requested records.


February 11, 2020 via web


March 6, 2020


City Council, Mayor's Office


Daniel Tait






Point of Contact

Law Admin 01

Request Published Public
March 5, 2020, 4:38pm
Request Closed   Hide Public

Mr. Tait:

Neither the City Council nor the Mayor's Office has records responsive to your request.

On behalf of the custodial department(s), our office has responded to your request and considers this request closed.

City Attorney's Office
City of New Orleans
1300 Perdido St., Ste. 5E03
New Orleans, LA 70112

March 5, 2020, 4:38pm
Due Date Changed Public
03/06/2020 (was 02/28/2020).
February 28, 2020, 4:53pm
Due Date Changed Public
02/28/2020 (was 02/14/2020).
February 14, 2020, 4:42pm
Department Assignment Public
Added: Mayor's Office.
February 11, 2020, 2:58pm
Department Assignment Public
City Council
February 11, 2020, 1:10pm
Request Opened Public
Request received via web
February 11, 2020, 1:10pm