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Steven W. Lawitts ‘Actng Commiestoner Tat rp soeeees Faxon sneses? ara ot we Supe, Tel gue 72.001 Fars) rao ons =P wo DB se February 1, 2009 Mr. Paul Stephen Beeber Paul Stephen Beeber Law of Offices 130 Newbridge Road Hicksville, NY 11801 Re: Freedom of Information Law Request log #44751 [Dear Mr. Beeber: “This letter i in response to your Freedom of Information Law Request (FOIL). The information below, follows the format of your FOIL where itis possible. The data is ‘based on the calendar year 2008. 1. Price per ton of hydrofluosilicie acid- The average price was $2351.67 per ton. 2). Price per ton of sodium hydroxide- The average price was $658.57per ton. 3. Annual cost of fluoride chemicals all boroughs: '2) Total cost forall boroughs- $5,145,473.54 (include upstate outside water communities). 'b) Cost breakdown for each borough- Can be apportioned by the estimated percent consumption of each borough- Bronx 23%, Manhattan 15%, Brooklyn 37%, Queens 21% and Richmond 4% 4. Annual cost of sodium hydroxide chemicals all boroughs: '2)_ Total cost forall boroughs- $5,992,351.86. +b) Coast breakdown for each borough- Can be apportioned by the estimated ‘percent consumption of each borough- Bronx 23%, Manhattan 15%, Brooklyn 37%, Queens 21% and Richmond 4% 5. Quantity of hydrofiuosilicc acid purchase 2188.4 tons. 6. Quantity of sodium hydroxide purchase- 9,099.94 tons. 7. Number of employees employed full time in connection with fluoridation ‘program: Thirteen (13). 8. Number of employees employed part time- There are about sixteen (16) employees that work part time operating, supervising, sampling, conducting analytical work, and performing maintenance, and reps 9. Number of employees involved in monitoring the fluoridation equipment to prevent ‘malfunction or failure- There are an additional (3) employees assigned to Laboratory Operations on a part-time basis (not listed in item 7 or 8) that are involved in monitoring the fluoridation equipment to prevent malfunction or failure