We write in response to your May 17, 2019 request for information pursuant to the Rhode Island Access to Public Records Act (APRA). Your specific request is noted below along with our corresponding response.
I am requesting a list of any unclaimed Tax Sale Overages your office is currently holding.
Please provide your list(s) by emailing a digital copy (spreadsheet is preferred) to me at the following address:
If your records are not available in list form, please provide the individual record for each claim.
The Office of the General Treasurer does not maintain documents responsive to your request. You may wish to contact the Rhode Island Department of Revenue or the particular cities and towns from which you seek this information. To the extent you are seeking information about unclaimed property, you may find responsive information here: https://findrimoney.com/.
If you contend you have been denied access to public records, pursuant to R.I.G.L. § 38-2-8, you may appeal this decision to Amy L. Crane, General Counsel, 50 Service Avenue, 2nd Floor, Warwick, RI 02886. You may also file a complaint with the Department of the Attorney General, 150 South Main Street, Providence, RI 02903 or the Rhode Island Superior Court of the county where the records are maintained.
Additional information regarding the Access to Public Records Act may be found at http://www.riag.ri.gov/civil/opengovernment. Thank you for your interest in keeping government open and accountable to the public.
Thank you for your interest in keeping government open and accountable to the public.