Request #20-98

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Washington Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

Letter of commitment issued by Sea-Tac Airport to United States Customs and Border Patrol regarding "biometric exit" at the airport as referenced by Shair Ron in RFP 19-86.

Associated with Port of Seattle [solicitation 19-86][1], "SEA Airport Biometric Air Exit System," is a related request for proposals. On page 40 of Port of Seattle RFP 19-86 (Contract S-00320105, "SEA Airport Biometric Air Exit System," prepared by senior buyer Shai Ron, advertising date 2020-01-30), under section III "Scope of Work," subsection "Current State," it is stated that "[a]s a condition of the IAF Simplified Arrival implementation, SEA has issued a letter of commitment to deploy a permanent biometric system for departing international flights."

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The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not. Please note that I do not wish to use your agency's workflow management system (your "records portal"). I am willing to communicate about this request via e-mail, fax, or postal mail, in that order of preference.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter.

I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Phil Mocek


February 26, 2020 via web



Phil Mocek





Point of Contact

Public Disclosure Pier 69

Request Closed Public

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April 29, 2020, 7:26am
Document(s) Released Public
Port of Seattle Letter to CBP Commissioner (11-12-18).pdf
March 25, 2020, 1:42pm
Request Opened Public
Request received via web
February 26, 2020, 7:46am