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Delaware Department of Justice
Attorney General
Kathy Jennings

 Archived Posts From:  July 2020

20-IB21 7/22/2020 FOIA Opinion Letter to Councilmember Vicki Carmean re: FOIA Complaint Concerning the Town of Fenwick Island

Petitioner alleged that the Town Council of Fenwick Island violated FOIA because the Town officials should have discussed the matter of approving an open pool bar at a public meeting and certain Town officials made unauthorized statements about this approval.

DECIDED: As these issues are outside the scope of FOIA, no violation of FOIA occurred.

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20-IB20 7/1/2020 FOIA Opinion Letter to Mr. Andrew Kerr re: FOIA Complaint Concerning the University of Delaware

Petitioner alleged that the University of Delaware improperly denied its request for records related to the Vice President Biden senatorial papers maintained at the University library.

DECIDED: No FOIA violation was found, as the records were not “public records” subject to FOIA or were exempt pursuant to 29 Del. C. 10002(l)(12) as library patron records.

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