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The latest update includes the following:

  • Press Release on City of El Paso v Greg Abbott, et al.
  • Supplemental Plea to Jurisdiction
  • Affidavit of Joyce Wilson, Kristen Hamilton, James Mundwiler, Erin Higginbotham
  • Emails Released by Steve Ortega (11-25-13)

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City of El Paso v Greg Abbott, et al

 

Motion

On August 20, 2013 a motion was made, seconded and carrier that:

1.   The City's Public Information Officer will:  exercise the authority granted to the governing body to request the voluntary submittal of any email in the possession of any current or immediately preceding council member and the City Manager that would be responsive to the requests for public information currently pending resolution in Travis County District Court.

2.   Prepare for and publicly disclose consistent with the Texas Public Information Act and applicable attorney general rulings:
a.   The fifteen previously undisclosed pages of information accessible to the City and responsive to Aleshire's September 5, 2012 and October 5, 2012 requests;
b.   The 168 previously undisclosed pages of information accessible to the City and responsive to Rojas' February 7, 2013 request; and,
c.   Any responsive email voluntarily made accessible by current and former City Council members and the City Manager since the requests were received or in response to the Public Information Officer's request as described above.

Authorize the City Attorney in consultation with outside Counsel to offer this unilateral action by the City as an amicable resolution of the lawsuit City of El Paso, Texas vs. Greg Abbott, Attorney General, Cause No. D-1-GN-12-003879, our file number 12-1001-034.

APPROVED this 20th day of August 2013.

Requests from Aleshire/Attorney General Communication

 

15 Pages of Previously Undisclosed Documents

  • Reason Withheld:
    Information relating to competition or bidding
    Government code 552.104
  • Documents

  • Reason Withheld:
    Not City Business
    Open Records Decision (1995)
  • Documents

  • Reason Withheld:
    Real Property Negotiations
    Government Code 552.105
  • Documents

  • Reason Withheld:
    Agency Memoranda, deliberative process
    Government Code 552.111
  • Documents

Requests from Rojas/Attorney General Communication

168 Pages of Previously Undisclosed Documents

  • Reason Withheld:
    Copyrighted Information
    Mandatory exceptions cannot be waived.
    Open Records Decision No.180 (1977)
  • Documents

  • No Exception
    Offered to requestor but never picked up
  • Documents

  • Reason Withheld:
    Copyrighted Information
    Mandatory exceptions cannot be waived.
    Open Records Decision No.180 (1977)
  • Documents

  • Reason Withheld:
    Attorney/Client Privilege
    Government Code: 552.107 /552.101
  • Documents

 

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