STANDARD RIGHT-TO-KNOW REQUEST FORM

 

 

DATE REQUESTED: Friday September 18, 2009

 

REQUEST SUBMITTED BY:  E-MAIL

           

 

NAME OF REQUESTOR :___xxxxxxxxxxxxxx____________________________

 

 

STREET ADDRESS :___xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.__________ ____________

 

 

CITY/STATE/COUNTY/ZIP (Required): ____Allentown, PA, USA, 18102___________

 

 

TELEPHONE (Optional):___610-433-XXXX_____________________________

 

RECORDS REQUESTED:

*Provide as much specific detail as possible so the agency can identify the information.

 

 

 

Section A

  1. Does the Allentown Parking Authority keep records of the number of vehicles immobilized and/or impounded that are, or may be, used for medical reasons and/or medical emergencies, such as but not limited to wheel chair accessible cars, vans, etc., vehicles used to transport persons in need of ongoing medical treatment such as dialysis, and/or vehicles used to transport persons who suffer from potentially life threatening allergies?

 

No records maintained

 

 

    1. If so, how many vehicles used for medical reasons have been immobilized by the Allentown Parking Authority?

N/A

 

    1. If so, how many vehicles used for medical reasons have been impounded by the Allentown Parking Authority?

N/A

 

 

Section B

  1. How many vehicles does the Allentown Parking Authority currently own?

18

    1. Please include the make, model and year of each vehicle and the vehicles efficiency rating.

 

Vehicle list attached. Vehicle list does not include efficiency rating.

No record on efficiency rating is maintained.

 

  1. How many vehicles does the Allentown Parking Authority currently rent?
    1. Please include the make, model and year of each vehicle and the vehicles efficiency rating.

 

 

  1. How many vehicles does the Allentown Parking Authority currently lease?

0

 

    1. Please include the make, model and year of each vehicle and the vehicles efficiency rating.

N/A

 

  1. How many vehicles does the Allentown Parking Authority use in an official capacity beyond the scope of questions 1, 2 and 3?
  2.  

No records maintained

 

    1. Please include the make, model and year of each vehicle and the vehicles efficiency rating.

N/A

 

 

  1. What is the annual cost incurred by the Allentown Parking Authority for employees and agents of the Allentown Parking Authority to use city wide Public Transportation for getting to neighborhoods they patrol?

 

$0

 

  1. What is the “Carbon Footprint” of the Allentown Parking Authority?

 

No records maintained

 

 

 

 

Section C

  1. Since its inception, what is the total cost incurred by the Allentown Parking Authority for website development, maintenance and support including but not limited to software, hardware, hosting, and wages/contracts?

 

From March 2005 to the present, the Allentown Parking Authority has expended $34,338.65 on hosting, design, enhancements, processing charges for our website

 

  1. Who developed the Allentown Parking Authority website?

Please clarify question.

 

  1. Who maintains the Allentown Parking Authority website?

Allentown Parking Authority staff

 

  1. Who Hosts the Allentown Parking Authority website?

PenTeleData

  1. In the past 12 months (or nearest figure), how many tickets were paid via the Allentown Parking Authority website?

5,267

 

 

 

Section D

  1. In the past 12 months (or nearest figure), how many times has the Allentown Parking Authority, its employees, or agents of the Allentown Parking Authority called for and/or needed police assistance while conducting Allentown Parking Authority matters?

APA does not maintain these records

 

    1. How many calls were to assist an Allentown Parking Authority employee or agent of the Allentown Parking Authority for incidents off Allentown Parking Authority property?

APA does not maintain these records

 

    1. How many calls were to assist an Allentown Parking Authority employee or agent of the Allentown Parking Authority for incidents on Allentown Parking Authority property?

APA does not maintain these records

 

 

  1. In the past 12 months (or nearest figure), how many times has an Allentown Parking employee or agent of the Allentown Parking Authority been injured on the job?

4

 

    1. How many of these injuries were the result of being assaulted?

0

 

 

 

 

Section E

  1. What was the total number of parking related complaints received by the Allentown Parking Authority in 2008 (or nearest figure)?

APA does not maintain this record

 

    1. How many of these complaints did the Allentown Parking Authority respond to?

108,289

 

    1. How many of the responded complaints did the Allentown Parking Authority issue tickets for?

APA does not maintain this record

 

  1. What was the total number of parking tickets issued by the Allentown Parking Authority in 2008 (or nearest figure)?

108,289

 

 

  1. What was the total number of tickets paid late (11 days or more after being issued) in 2008?

APA does not maintain this record

 

    1. How many of these “late” tickets were issued in “Center City” Allentown?

APA does not maintain this record - define 'center city'

 

  1. How many Allentown Parking Authority tickets were disputed in 2008 (or nearest figure)?

Clarification required from requestor

 

    1. How many of the disputed tickets were won by the Allentown Parking Authority?

See above

 

  1. How many vehicles did the Allentown Parking Authority immobilize in 2008 (or nearest figure)?

428

    1. How many of these immobilized vehicles were owned by residents in “Center City” Allentown?

APA does not maintain this record

 

  1. How many vehicles did the Allentown Parking Authority impound in 2008 (or nearest figure)?

1,002

 

    1. How many of these impounded vehicles were owned by residents of “Center City” Allentown?

APA does not maintain this record

 

    1. How many vehicles impounded by the Allentown Parking Authority went unclaimed?

Records can be made available for inspection upon request for appointment

 

                                          i.    How many of these unclaimed vehicles were owned by residents of “Center City” Allentown?

     See above

 

                                         ii.    How many unclaimed vehicles were sold?

 

APA does not maintain this record

 

 

 

 

Section F

  1.  

 

 

 

 

Section G

  1. What was the total operating cost for the Allentown Parking Authority in 2008?

$3,041,000

 

  1. What was the total income for the Allentown Parking Authority in 2008?

$5,682,000

 

  1. How many people does the Allentown Parking Authority currently employee?

48

 

  1. What is the average annual salary of an Allentown Parking Authority employee?

APA does not maintain this record

 

  1. Including bonuses, who is the highest paid employee of the Allentown Parking Authority?

While the Executive Director is the highest paid employee of the Allentown Parking Authority, APA does not pay via a bonus structure

 

    1. What is the annual income of said employee, including bonuses?

Again, no bonus is paid. Executive Director salary in 2008 was $97,006

 

  1. Who owns the Allentown Parking Authority?

Clarification is required by requestor as the Authority is not a privately held entity.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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DO YOU WANT TO INSPECT THE RECORDS?  YES

DO YOU WANT CERTIFIED COPIES OF RECORDS? NO

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