Real Property Tax Valuation Service

Request to:
Department of Budget & Fiscal Services
Law used:
State of Hawaii UIPA
Status of this request:
Request refused
Refusal Reason
#1, M&S Valuation Service Cost Manual -- "Government records must be confidential to avoid frustration or [sic] government functions-confidential commercial / proprietary information." #2, M&S - CoreLogic proposal or other procurement solicitation -- Agency does not maintain the records. #3, Contract price for M&S-CoreLogic valuation services -- "City does not have a contract with CoreLogic."
Summary of Request
Members of the Oahu Real Property Tax Advisory Commission – Valuation Committee would like the following to be provided to the Committee to assist and aid the Commission with thorough, inclusive and transparent data regarding the City’s real property tax valuations and processes: 1. Marshall & Swift - CoreLogic Residential and Commercial Valuation Service Cost Manual; 2. Marshall & Swift - CoreLogic – Request for proposal or other procurement solicitations for Marshall & Swift-CoreLogic valuation services; and 3. Contract price for Marshall & Swift-CoreLogic valuation services.

Messages in this request

From << Name Not Public >>
Subject Records Request for Department of Budget & Fiscal Services: Real Property Tax Valuation Service [#236]
Date Sept. 23, 2019, 10:15 p.m.
To Department of Budget & Fiscal Services
Status Awaiting response
Attachments

Aloha, Pursuant to the public records law, I would like to request the following records in electronic format sent to my email address.
Members of the Oahu Real Property Tax Advisory Commission – Valuation Committee would like the following to be provided to the Committee to assist and aid the Commission with thorough, inclusive and transparent data regarding the City’s real property tax valuations and processes: 1. Marshall & Swift - CoreLogic Residential and Commercial Valuation Service Cost Manual; 2. Marshall & Swift - CoreLogic – Request for proposal or other procurement solicitations for Marshall & Swift-CoreLogic valuation services; and 3. Contract price for Marshall & Swift-CoreLogic valuation services.
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  1. 8 months, 1 week agoSept. 23, 2019, 10:15 p.m.: << Name Not Public >> sent a message to Department of Budget & Fiscal Services.
From Bee, Rosalynn – Department of Budget & Fiscal Services
Subject 92F Request to Access a Government Record Response
Date Oct. 7, 2019, 3:06 p.m.
Status Awaiting response
Attachments

Ms. << Name removed >> << Name removed >> Attached you will find the City and County of Honolulu's response (NTR) and your request for reference(RAGR). Rosalynn Bee Acting Property Technical Officer Real Property Assessment Division Department of Budget and Fiscal Services City and County of Honolulu 842 Bethel Street Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 email: <<e mail address>> and email address> > phone: 808.768.7911 fax: 808.768.5582 The Real Property Assessment Division (RPAD) provides general information regarding real property tax assessments. RPAD does not give legal or other professional advice, and persons with specific inquiries regarding ownership, real property tax law and the appraisal process are urged to consult with an attorney or appropriate professional. Mahalo.
  1. 7 months, 4 weeks agoOct. 7, 2019, 3:07 p.m.: Received an email from Department of Budget & Fiscal Services.
  2. 7 months, 4 weeks agoOct. 7, 2019, 3:23 p.m.: << Name Not Public >> published an attachment on request Real Property Tax Valuation Service.
From << Name Not Public >>
Subject 92F Request to Access a Government Record Response [#236]
Date Oct. 15, 2019, 9:13 a.m.
To Department of Budget & Fiscal Services

Thank you, Rosalynn. Perhaps my terminology is incorrect. Would you please send me the agreement the city entered into when it purchased the Marshall & Swift cost manual as well as documents concerning the cost paid by the city for the manual? Please also send any correspondence the city has received from CoreLogic or Marshall & Swift regarding public disclosure of the manual. Mahalo,
  1. 7 months, 2 weeks agoOct. 15, 2019, 9:13 a.m.: << Name Not Public >> sent a message to Department of Budget & Fiscal Services.
From Bee, Rosalynn – Department of Budget & Fiscal Services
Subject RE: 92F Request to Access a Government Record Response [#236]
Date Oct. 29, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
Status Request resolved
Attachments

<< Name removed >> : Please see the attached Notice to Requester dated October 29, 2019. Rosalynn Bee Acting Property Technical Officer Real Property Assessment Division Department of Budget and Fiscal Services City and County of Honolulu 842 Bethel Street Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 email: <<email address>> phone: 808.768.7911 fax: 808.768.5582 The Real Property Assessment Division (RPAD) provides general information regarding real property tax assessments.  RPAD does not give legal or other professional advice, and persons with specific inquiries regarding ownership, real property tax law and the appraisal process are urged to consult with an attorney or appropriate professional.  Mahalo.
-----Original Message----- From: << Name removed >> << Name removed >> <<email address>> Sent: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:14 AM To: Bee, Rosalynn Subject: 92F Request to Access a Government Record Response [#236] Thank you, Rosalynn. Perhaps my terminology is incorrect. Would you please send me the agreement the city entered into when it purchased the Marshall & Swift cost manual as well as documents concerning the cost paid by the city for the manual? Please also send any correspondence the city has received from CoreLogic or Marshall & Swift regarding public disclosure of the manual. Mahalo,
  1. 7 months agoOct. 29, 2019, 4:08 p.m.: Received an email from Department of Budget & Fiscal Services.
  2. 5 months, 2 weeks agoDec. 14, 2019, 1:25 p.m.: Department of Budget & Fiscal Services refused to provide information on the grounds of #1, M&S Valuation Service Cost Manual -- "Government records must be confidential to avoid frustration or [sic] government functions-confidential commercial / proprietary information." #2, M&S - CoreLogic proposal or other procurement solicitation -- Agency does not maintain the records. #3, Contract price for M&S-CoreLogic valuation services -- "City does not have a contract with CoreLogic.".