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Access to information statistics

The City of Calgary compiles and makes available semi-annual statistics about requests received under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP).

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FOIP Access to Information Statistics 2019

FOIP Access to Information Statistics 2018

FOIP Access to Information Statistics 2017​

2019


Access to information requests received by City Clerk's FOIP office

​​ ​Q1-Q2​ ​Q3-Q4
​Personal requests 69 62
​General requests 141 105
​TOTAL 210 167

 

Number of access to information requests by department

​​ ​Q1-Q2​ ​Q3-Q4
​Office of the Mayor 3 6
​Councillors' Office 14 8
​Chief Financial Officer 101 61
​Community Services 64 50
​Deputy City Manager's Office ​33 12
​Law & Legislative Services 48 30
​Planning & Development 38 33
​Transportation​​ 41 20
Urban Strategy 1 0
​Utilities and Environmental Protection 38 22

 

Operational cost of City Clerk's FOIP office

​​ ​Q1-Q2​ ​Q3-Q4
​Cost of FOIP Program (budgeted) ​$544,928 $563,513
​Fees assessed to applicants* ​$8,458 $4,140.33

* Fees assessed to the applicant are processed into The City of Calgary general revenue account.

 

Hours per access to information request by department

​​ ​Q1-Q2​ ​Q3-Q4
​Office of the Mayor 1 14
​Councillors' Office 118.25 89.25
​Chief Financial Officer 270.55 156
​Community Services 96.25 99.75
​Deputy City Manager's Office 55.5​ 35
​Law & Legislative Services 122.25 73
​Planning & Development 100.5 39.75
​Transportation 306.5 79.25
​Urban Strategy 1.5 0
​Utilities and Environmental Protection 79.25 33.25

 

Access to information requests by applicant source type

 

​​ ​Q1-Q2​ ​Q3-Q4
​Academia 2
1
​Business 65 49
​Interest group 5 0
​Media 17 13
​Officials ​0 0
​Personal 69 62
​Public 52 42
​TOTAL 210 167


2018


Access to information requests received by City Clerk's FOIP office

​​ ​Q1-Q2​ ​Q3-Q4
​Personal requests 49 50
​General requests 167 152
​TOTAL 216 202

 

Number of access to information requests by department

​​ ​Q1-Q2​ ​Q3-Q4
​Chief Financial Officer 68 61
​Community Services 78 50
​Deputy City Manager's Office ​36 12
​Law & Legislative Services 58 30
​Planning & Development 42 33
​Transportation​​ 37 20
Urban Strategy 7 0
​Utilities and Environmental Protection ​28 22

 

Operational cost of City Clerk’s FOIP office

​​ ​Q1-Q2​ ​Q3-Q4
​Cost of FOIP Program (budgeted) ​$506,447 ​$504,807
​Fees assessed to applicants* ​$3,050 ​$4,044

* Fees assessed to the applicant are processed into The City of Calgary general revenue account.

 

Hours per access to information request by department

​​ ​Q1-Q2​ ​Q3-Q4
​Chief Financial Officer 431 ​537
​Community Services 471 229
​Deputy City Manager's Office 266​ 141
​Law & Legislative Services 270 315
​Planning & Development 144 184
​Transportation 300 250
​Urban Strategy 0 16
​Utilities and Environmental Protection 263 153

 

Access to information requests by applicant source type

 

​​ ​Q1-Q2​ ​Q3-Q4
​Academia 1
5
​Business 62 65
​Interest group 9 8
​Media 17 14
​Officials ​0 1
​Personal 49 50
​Public 78 59
​TOTAL 216 202


2017


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Access to information requests received by City Clerk's FOIP office

​​ ​Q1-Q2​ ​Q3-Q4
​Personal requests ​66 ​62
​General requests ​122 ​124
​TOTAL ​188 ​186

 

Number of access to information requests by department

​​ ​Q1-Q2​ ​Q3-Q4
​Chief Financial Officer ​39 ​49
​Community Services ​53 ​87
​Deputy City Manager's Office ​15 16​
​Law & Legislative Services ​48 ​46
​Planning & Development 3​4​ ​44
​Transportation ​27 11​
​Utilities and Environmental Protection ​17 ​28

 

Operational cost of City Clerk’s FOIP office

​​ ​Q1-Q2​ ​Q3-Q4
​Cost of FOIP Program (budgeted) ​$531,640 ​$531,614
​Fees assessed to applicants* ​$4,982 ​$3,417

* Fees assessed to the applicant are processed into The City of Calgary general revenue account.

 

Hours per access to information request by department

​​ ​Q1-Q2​ ​Q3-Q4
​Chief Financial Officer ​208 ​241
​Community Services ​146 ​202
​Deputy City Manager's Office ​801 525
​Law & Legislative Services ​567 ​452
​Planning & Development 169 ​165
​Transportation ​321 433
​Utilities and Environmental Protection ​328 ​226

 

Access to information requests by applicant source type

​​ ​Q1-Q2​ ​Q3-Q4
​Academia ​0 ​0
​Business ​31 ​57
​Interest group ​2 ​8
​Media ​29 ​15
​Officials ​0 ​0
​Personal 66​ ​62
​Public ​60 ​44
​TOTAL 1​88​ ​186

Information access and privacy topics


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