Buncombe County Submitted: May 17, 2018 | Updated: February 4, 2019

Sheriff Dept employee salaries (July 1st 2016 – June 30th 2018)

Please provide Sheriff's Department employee salaries from July 1st 2016 through June 30th 2018 (or the date that the query is performed). Thank you!

Editor’s Note: Sunshine Request makes no claim as to the veracity of any statements or information contained in any of the requests, or public records, we receive.

**Editor’s Note: We have received numerous requests specific to information about the Sheriff’s Office. You may view all at the following links:

1. (Completed) Buncombe County Sheriff Citizen Advisory Committee
https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/buncombe-county-sheriff-citizen-advisory-committee/
2. (Completed) Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office Personnel Advisory Board
https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/buncombe-county-sheriffs-office-personnel-advisory-board/
3. (Completed) Buncombe County Sheriff’s Reserve Deputy Policy
https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/buncombe-county-sheriffs-reserve-deputy-policy/
4. (Completed) Buncombe County Sheriff’s Dept. Employee Salaries (July 1st 2016 – June 30th 2018)
https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/sheriff-dept-employee-salaries/
5. (Completed) Sheriffs Office Salaries
https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/sheriffs-office/
6. (Completed) Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office Domestic Violence Calls for Service
https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/buncombe-county-sheriffs-office-domestic-violence-calls-service/
7. (Completed) Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office Sexual Assault Calls for Service
https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/buncombe-county-sheriffs-office-sexual-assault-calls-service/
8. (Completed) Sheriff office Buncombe County
https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/sheriff-office-buncombe-county/
9. (Completed) Sheriff department
https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/sheriff-department/
10. (Completed) Buncombe Sheriff Squad Deployments
https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/buncombe-sheriff-squad-deployments/
11. (Completed) Buncombe County AntiCrime Task Force
https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/buncombe-county-anticrime-task-force/
12. (Completed) List of all Bunc. Co. Sheriff department staff
https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/list-bunc-co-sheriff-department-staff/
13.
(Completed) Buncombe County Sheriff Department – Hires, Jobs, and Documents
https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/buncombe-county-sheriff-department-hires-jobs-documents/

Status: Completed

Activity:

  • February 4, 2019 4:09 pm

    6 months ago

    from: Aaron Sarver <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Feb 4, 2019, 4:09 PM
    subject: Re: [EXTERNAL] Re: Records Request: Sheriff Dept employee salaries

     

    Great and thank you!

     

    Aaron Sarver

    Public Information Officer

    Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office


    Status: Completed
  • February 4, 2019 4:03 pm

    6 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Aaron Sarver <[email protected]>
    date: Feb 4, 2019, 4:03 PM
    subject: Re: [EXTERNAL] Re: Records Request: Sheriff Dept employee salaries

     

    Hi Aaron,

     

    I’m sorry for any confusion that the volume or similarity of requests has caused. We’ve been following up on quite a lot of them for the past several months. I appreciate you taking time to read our emails, and follow along with what requests we’re trying to close out on our site.

     

    To keep things straight, I’ve tried to be Exact with the Titles and even include the URLs when referring to specific requests. There are several on our site with very similar titles or similar requests for info. related to the Sheriff’s department. I agree it can be confusing.

     

    The request called “Sheriffs Office Salaries” was from May 14, 2018, and is marked as “Complete” on our site as of June 05, 2018. https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/sheriff-dept-employee-salaries/. Message: “I would like to request a list of all of the salaries for all Buncombe County Sheriff Department Deputies and Administrative staff.”

     

    The “Open” request you’ve mentioned in “Follow Up” status, is from May 17, 2018. Title: “Sheriff Dept employee salaries (July 1st 2016 – June 30th 2018)https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/sheriff-dept-employee-salaries/.
    Message: “Please provide Sheriff’s Department employee salaries from July 1st 2016 through June 30th 2018 (or the date that the query is performed).”

     

    Specific to this “Open” request, we were only trying to follow up specifically on Natalie Bailey’s response from June 5, 2018. She said, “The salary information you requested on the aforementioned date can be obtained by going to https://www.buncombecounty.org/transparency/default.aspx , and clicking the “positions & pay” tab.”

     

    It was unclear to us when following that link, whether we could access the info. to specifically include the time period requested, or if could be filtered by date, and if it couldn’t we asked that Natalie please provide that info.

     

    Your answer here today does clarify that question. Thank you for this! The request called “Sheriff Dept employee salaries (July 1st 2016 – June 30th 2018)” will now be marked as “Complete” on our site.

     

    Thanks for your help Aaron!
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Completed
  • February 4, 2019 9:41 am

    6 months ago

    from: Aaron Sarver <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Feb 4, 2019, 9:41 AM
    subject: Re: [EXTERNAL] Re: Records Request: Sheriff Dept employee salaries

     

    Following up on this, I think the thread became pretty confusing when I was added to the mix. The email on 1/16 says it will be marked as completed, but the current status is “follow up.”

     

    Let’s just take it from the top because it’s so hard to follow …

     

    The original question was:

     

    Please provide Sheriff’s Department employee salaries from July 1st 2016 through June 30th 2018 (or the date that the query is performed).”

     

    This link provides the positions and pay for all Buncombe County employees, the Sheriff’s Office is included in that:

     

    https://app.powerbigov.us/view?r=eyJrIjoiMzQ3ZDQyYzMtYjAxNy00MjlkLTlkNzYtOTM2ZTVlZGQxZjEzIiwidCI6IjNiNGUyYmMzLWI2ODUtNGFiNi04Mzk5LWZlYTQ3ZDk1ODYwZCJ9

     

    You can also access that same link by going to: www.buncombecounty.org/transparency/default.aspx and clicking on the “positions and pay” box.

     

    Those are the current salaries as of today (2/4/2019) and that page should update as any pay increases or pay changes are made.

     

    The salaries on the page, while current, also cover the time frame going back to 7/1/2016 because the salary ranges have not changed for the Sheriff’s Office during that time period.

     

    Please let me know if this makes sense.

     

    All the best,
    Aaron


    Status: Response Received from Government
  • January 16, 2019 5:51 pm

    7 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Aaron Sarver <[email protected]>
    date: Jan 16, 2019, 5:51 PM
    subject: Re: [EXTERNAL] Re: Records Request: Sheriff Dept employee salaries

     

    Hi Aaron,

     

    It’s a lot of info to process – Thank you for hanging in there with us! 🙂

     

    Yes, you’re correct. Including this request you’re reply to (“Sheriff Dept employee salaries (July 1st 2016 – June 30th 2018)“), there are 8 total “Open” requests on our site, specifically relating to the “Sheriff’s Office”, “Sheriff’s Department”, or a “Sheriff Committee” of Buncombe County as the subject. We have followed up on each one of those individually, this afternoon. We will look for your replies on the individual threads, and them to our site as they are received.

     

    Thank you for your help!

     

    Open requests:

     

    1. Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office
    https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/buncombe-county-sheriffs-office/
    2. Buncombe County Sheriff Citizen Advisory Committee
    https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/buncombe-county-sheriff-citizen-advisory-committee/
    3. Buncombe County Sheriff’s Dept. Employee Salaries (July 1st 2016 – June 30th 2018)
    https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/sheriff-dept-employee-salaries/
    4. Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office Domestic Violence Calls for Service
    https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/buncombe-county-sheriffs-office-domestic-violence-calls-service/
    5. Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office Sexual Assault Calls for Service
    https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/buncombe-county-sheriffs-office-sexual-assault-calls-service/
    6. Sheriff office Buncombe County
    https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/sheriff-office-buncombe-county/
    7. Sheriff department
    https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/sheriff-department/
    8. Buncombe Sheriff Squad Deployments
    https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/buncombe-sheriff-squad-deployments/

     

    Other similar requests, completed are:

     

    a. (Completed) Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office Personnel Advisory Board https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/buncombe-county-sheriffs-office-personnel-advisory-board/
    b. (Completed) Buncombe County Sheriff’s Reserve Deputy Policy https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/buncombe-county-sheriffs-reserve-deputy-policy/
    c. (Completed) Sheriffs Office Salaries
    https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/sheriffs-office/


    Status: Clarification Provided
  • January 16, 2019 1:23 pm

    7 months ago

    from: Aaron Sarver <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Jan 16, 2019, 1:23 PM
    subject: Re: [EXTERNAL] Re: Records Request: Sheriff Dept employee salaries

     

    Got ya.

    I just responded to the question about the personnel advisory board. So assuming that answer is sufficient, then these are the seven requests that are open as best I can follow.

     

    I’ll look out for them to come through as individual threads I can reply to.

     

    1. (Open)
    Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office Sexual Assault Calls for Service

    2. (Open)
    Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office Domestic Violence Calls for Service

    3. (Open)
    Buncombe County Sheriff Citizen Advisory Committee

    4. (Open)
    Buncombe Sheriff Squad Deployments

    5. (Open)
    Buncombe County AntiCrime Task Force

    6. (Open)
    Sheriff office Buncombe County

    7. (Open)
    Sheriff department

     

    Aaron Sarver
    Public Information Officer
    Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office
    [email protected]

     

    All email to and from the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office is subject to North Carolina Public Records Law and may be disclosed to third parties.


    Status: Response Received from Government
  • January 16, 2019 12:59 pm

    7 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Aaron Sarver <[email protected]>
    date: Jan 16, 2019, 1:11 PM
    subject: Re: [EXTERNAL] Re: Records Request: Sheriff Dept employee salaries

     

    Hi Aaron,

     

    Please disregard the mention that we’ll be following up on another request called “Sheriff Office Salaries” (https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/sheriffs-office/). That requests is completed on our site, as of June 05.

     

    Thank you!

     

    Sunshine Request


    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Aaron Sarver <[email protected]>
    date: Jan 16, 2019, 12:59 PM
    subject: Re: [EXTERNAL] Re: Records Request: Sheriff Dept employee salaries

     

    New Email Subject: Follow up on 05/17/18 Records Request: Sheriff Dept employee salaries (July 1st 2016 – June 30th 2018).

     

    Hi Aaron,

     

    Per our 01/15/19 discussion on the email thread for the request called “Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office, Sunshine Request will be following up on all open Sheriff’s Office type requests, with you as the point of contact from hereon.

     

    Specific to this current email, we’re following up on a request from May, 2018, called “Sheriff Dept employee salaries (July 1st 2016 – June 30th 2018)”. You may also see this on our website at https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/sheriff-dept-employee-salaries/.

     

    In this case, we’re following up specifically on Natalie Bailey’s response to us on Tue, June 5, 2018 at 11:09 AM, and we requested some items of clarification on June 5, 2018 5:10PM. Specifically:

     

    “Could you please clarify one item for me? This request (found at https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/sheriff-dept-employee-salaries/) is for all “Sheriff’s Department employee salaries from July 1st 2016” to present. It’s unclear to me when following the instructions through the “Positions and Pay” link you provided, whether the information specifically includes that time period, or if the information can be filtered by date. Can you please let me know when I “search by process level > sheriff’s office” or “search by process level > sheriff patrol and investigations” what the date range of information is that is listed on the site? If that does not include the time period July 01, 2016 – present, can you please provide that information?”

     

    Aaron – We’d also like to clarify that we have a very similar, but different, request open for “Sheriff Office Salaries” (https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/sheriffs-office/) for all “Buncombe County Sheriff Department Deputies and Administrative staff – We will follow up with you on that request in a separate email thread, and have the same questions.

     

    Thank you for your continued assistance with all the requests.

     

    Have a great day!

     

    Sunshine Request


    Status: Clarification Requested
  • December 19, 2018 1:18 pm

    7 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: [email protected]
    cc: “Michael C. Frue” <[email protected]>,
    “Kassi L. Day” <[email protected]>,
    Randy Sorrells <[email protected]>
    date: Dec 19, 2018, 1:18 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: Sheriff Dept employee salaries

     

    Hi all,

     

    Checking in again. We still need to get this request completed on our website for the requester, however we understand that requests like this can take some time. This request in particular was sent in 7 months ago and we are here to help if there is anything we can do on our end to assist you all.

     

    Thank you!
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Follow up
  • December 10, 2018 1:44 pm

    8 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: “Natalie N. Bailey” <[email protected]>
    cc: “Michael C. Frue” <[email protected]>,
    “Kassi L. Day” <[email protected]>,
    Randy Sorrells <[email protected]>
    date: Dec 10, 2018, 1:44 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: Sheriff Dept employee salaries

     

    Hi all,

     

    Hope you’ve been well. We still need to get this request completed on our website for the requester, however we understand that requests like this can take some time. This request in particular was sent in 7 months ago and we are here to help if there is anything we can do on our end to assist you all.

     

    Thank you!
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Follow up
  • November 7, 2018 11:50 am

    9 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: “Natalie N. Bailey” <[email protected]>
    cc: “Michael C. Frue” <[email protected]>,
    “Kassi L. Day” <[email protected]>,
    Randy Sorrells <[email protected]>
    date: Nov 7, 2018, 11:50 AM
    subject: Re: Records Request: Sheriff Dept employee salaries

     

    Hi all,

     

    Hope you’re all having a good week. We apologize for the delay in our following up on this request! We still need to get this request completed on our website for the requester, however we understand that requests like this can take some time. This request in particular was sent in 6 months ago and we are here to help if there is anything we can do on our end to assist you all.

     

    Thank you!
    Sunshine Request


    Status: Follow up
  • August 22, 2018 3:17 pm

    11 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: “Natalie N. Bailey” <[email protected]>
    cc: “Michael C. Frue” <[email protected]>,
    Randy Sorrells <[email protected]>,
    Van Duncan <[email protected]>
    date: Wed, Aug 22, 2018 at 3:17 PM
    subject: Re: [EXTERNAL] Re: Records Request: Sheriff Dept employee salaries

     

    Hi Natalie,

     

    We’ve not received a response to our email on “Tue, Jun 5, 2018 at 5:10 PM” or again on “Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 3:51 PM”, and we’d like to receive the requested clarification so that we can close out the request.

     

    Thank you!

     

    Sunshine Request


    Status: Follow up
  • June 11, 2018 3:51 pm

    1 year ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: “Natalie N. Bailey” <[email protected]>
    cc: “Michael C. Frue” <[email protected]>,
    Randy Sorrells <[email protected]>,
    Van Duncan <[email protected]>
    date: Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 3:51 PM
    subject: Re: [EXTERNAL] Re: Records Request: Sheriff Dept employee salaries

     

    Hi Natalie,

     

    Thanks again for sending that link last week. Can you please provide some additional clarification as specified in my email from June 5th?

     

    Thank you!
    Have a great afternoon.

     

    Sunshine Request


    Status: Follow up
  • June 5, 2018 5:10 pm

    1 year ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: “Natalie N. Bailey” <[email protected]>
    cc: “Michael C. Frue” <[email protected]>,
    Randy Sorrells <[email protected]>,
    Van Duncan <[email protected]>
    date: Tue, Jun 5, 2018 at 5:10 PM
    subject: Re: [EXTERNAL] Re: Records Request: Sheriff Dept employee salaries

     

    Hi Natalie,

     

    Thank you for sending that link!

     

    Could you please clarify one item for me? This request (found at https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/sheriff-dept-employee-salaries/) is for all “Sheriff’s Department employee salaries from July 1st 2016” to present.

     

    It’s unclear to me when following the instructions through the “Positions and Pay” link you provided, whether the information specifically includes that time period, or if the information can be filtered by date.

     

    Can you please let me know when I “search by process level > sheriff’s office” or “search by process level > sheriff patrol and investigations” what the date range of information is that is listed on the site?

     

    If that does not include the time period July 01, 2016 – present, can you please provide that information?

     

    I’d also like to clarify – We have a very similar, but different, request open for “Sheriff Office Salaries” (https://www.sunshinerequest.com/records_request/sheriffs-office/) for all “Buncombe County Sheriff Department Deputies and Administrative staff.” We have followed up with you on that request in a separate email thread.

     

    Thank you for your help!

     

    Sunshine Request


    Status: Clarification Requested
  • June 5, 2018 11:09 am

    1 year ago

    from: Natalie N. Bailey <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    cc: “Michael C. Frue” <[email protected]>,
    Randy Sorrells <[email protected]>,
    Van Duncan <[email protected]>
    date: Tue, Jun 5, 2018 at 11:09 AM
    subject: RE: [EXTERNAL] Re: Records Request: Sheriff Dept employee salaries

     

    Good Morning,

     

    The salary information you requested on the aforementioned date can be obtained by going to https://www.buncombecounty.org/transparency/default.aspx , and clicking the “positions& pay” tab.

     

    Regards,
    Natalie

     

    Natalie Bailey

    Public Information Officer

    Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office

    60 Court Plaza, 4th Floor

    Asheville, NC 28801

    828/250-4469 Office

    [email protected]

     

    From: Sunshine Request [mailto:[email protected]]
    Sent: Monday, June 04, 2018 4:38 PM
    To: Natalie N. Bailey <[email protected]>
    Cc: Michael C. Frue <[email protected]>
    Subject: [EXTERNAL] Re: Records Request: Sheriff Dept employee salaries

     


    Status: Response Received from Government
  • June 4, 2018 4:38 pm

    1 year ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: “Natalie N. Bailey” <[email protected]>
    cc: “Michael C. Frue” <[email protected]>
    date: Mon, Jun 4, 2018 at 4:38 PM

     

    Hi Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office,

     

    Just wanted to check in again and ask whether there’s any update to report on the status of this request sent in on May 17th. Please let us know when you expect for this to be completed, we greatly appreciate your help.

     

    Thank you!

     

    Sunshine Request


    Status: Follow up
  • May 17, 2018 11:16 am

    1 year ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: “Natalie N. Bailey” <[email protected]>
    date: Thu, May 17, 2018 at 11:16 AM
    subject: Records Request: Sheriff Dept employee salaries

     

    Hi Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office,

     

    We’ve just received another request via www.sunshinerequest.com for information that may be available in your office.

     

    You’ve likely seen the other email we just included you on with Kassi Day and Buncombe County Gov, please consider that request separate from the one below. Here are the details of this new request:

     

    Subject: “Sheriff Dept employee salaries”

     

    Message: “Please provide Sheriff’s Department employee salaries from July 1st 2016 through June 30th 2018 (or the date that the query is performed). Thank you!”

     

    Thank you for your help!
    Have a good afternoon.

     

    Sunshine Request


    Status: Sent to Government
  • May 17, 2018 3:13 pm

    1 year ago

    Submitted to Sunshine Request
    Status: Pending