Good News - I received a letter from the CM last night. She has granted a fee waiver for staff time for my FOIA request. So it looks like I am only going to be obligated to pay for the cost of copying the documents I requested.
The CM has advised that future requests from me will be billed for staff time and for copying costs. I am not sure how that will work, but I am grateful for the waiver, and am looking forward to beginning the New Year with a fresh start.
Thanks to all who helped nudge the CM toward granting this partial waiver - $1,018.65 would have been a lot of money to pay for basic info about the city!
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