In accordance with the motion passed on August 20, 2013, the City Attorney is releasing additional documents that include:
Additionally, this week the City manager will be sending a letter to current and former City Council members requesting voluntary submittal of any personal emails responsive to the 7 requests related to the City’s lawsuit with the Texas Attorney General.
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.