Dorian Hargrove

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Goldsmith loses to Briggs

Update: **City agrees to settle Todd Gloria's email case.** On Monday city councilmembers agreed to settle the lawsuit filed by San Diegans for Open Government against councilmember Todd Gloria. Terms of the settlement include an admission from city saying it failed to follow PRA laws, as well as attorney's fees to be decided by a judge. Here's a portion of the agreement: ***Acknowledgements. The City acknowledges that under Government Code section 6253(b), it was required to determine within ten(10) days from receipt of the May 2 &3, 2013 requests whether the requests, in whole or in part, sought copies of disclosable public records, as defined by Government Code section 6252(e), in the City's possession and to promptly notify Plaintiff of the determination and the reasons therefor. The City further acknowledges that the May 14, 2013, letter response, which was postmarked May 16, 2013, fell outside of the ten (10) day period set forth in Government Code section 6253(b). The City also acknowledges that, under Government Code section 6253.1(a); it has a duty, to the extent reasonable under the circumstances: (1) to assist members of tl1e public identify records and information that are responsive to CPRA requests; (2) to describe the information technology and physical location in which records exist; and (3) to provide suggestions for overcoming any practical basis for denying access to the records or information sought. The City further acknowledges that May 14,2013, letter response failed to comply with the requirements set forth in Government Code section62S3.1 (a).***
— January 27, 2015 8:09 p.m.

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