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2014

Date Number Subject
03/10/14 IA14-01 (Graham) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding the City’s Post-Employment Lobbying Provisions

2013

Date Number Subject
05/28/13 IA13-01 (Sanders) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding the City’s Post-Employment Lobbying Provisions

2011

Date Number Subject
04/13/11 FA11-01 (Alvarez) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Disqualification from Municipal Decision Involving Real Property Interest
02/09/11 IA11-02 (Mainardi) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding the Applicability of the City's Lobbying Ordinance to Placement Agents and Investment Management Firms

2010

Date Number Subject
12/16/10 IA10-03 (Michell) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding the City’s Future Employment and Post-Employment Lobbying Provisions
05/12/10 FA10-02 (Anderson) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Disqualification from a Municipal Decision Based on Spouse’s Potential Employment With AECOM
01/15/10 IA10-01 (LeSar) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Restrictions on Lobbying and Consulting Following Service on the CCDC Board of Directors

2009

Date Number Subject
06/25/09 IA09-02 (Kemp) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding the San Diego Convention Center Corporation’s Contract Delegation Policy
04/21/09 IA09-01 (Kilkenny) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Disqualification from Municipal Decisions Involving the San Diego Padres and Al Baldwin

2008

Date Number Subject
12/16/08 FA08-08 (DeMaio) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Use of Funds for Telephone Town Halls and Constituent Outreach Materials
10/29/08 FA08-07 (Graham) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Disqualification from Municipal Decision Based on Prior Employment
08/18/08 IA08-06 (Atkins) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Disqualification from Municipal Decisions Involving Spouse
06/06/08 IA08-04-Amended (Atkins) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Disqualification from Municipal Decisions Involving the Housing Commission
05/15/08 FA08-05 (Wadell) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding the "Technical Data or Analysis" Exemption in the City’s Lobbying Ordinance
02/25/08 IA08-03 (Hueso) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Disqualification from Municipal Decisions that Involve Real Property Interests
02/06/08 IA08-02 (Peters) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Participation in Upcoming Labor Negotiations
02/05/08 FA08-01 (Maienschein) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Transferring Funds in 2004 Committee to 2008 Committee

2007

Date Number Subject
12/21/07 IA07-07 (LeSar) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding City Official’s Ability to Influence a Municipal Decision Involving a Client
08/24/07 IA07-06 (Dugard) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Legal Counsel for Public Agencies
04/18/07 IA07-05 (Danegger) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Disqualification from Municipal Decision
04/09/07 IA07-04 (Cunningham) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Disqualification from Municipal Decisions and Participation in Decisions as a Member of the Public
03/12/07 FA07-03 (Madaffer) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Disqualification from Municipal Decisions Involving Wightman Street Property
02/27/07 FA07-02 (Marra) (PDF) Request for Formal Advice Regarding Disqualification from Municipal Decisions that Involve Real Property Interests
01/24/07 FA07-01 (Faulconer) (PDF) Request for Conflict of Interest Advice on Appeal of Environmental Determination Regarding Navy Broadway Complex

2006

Date Number Subject
12/05/06 FA06-11 (Kern) (PDF) Request for Advice Concerning Soliciting and Accepting Contributions Prior to the One Year Period Before a Primary Election (SUPERSEDED IN PART)
10/05/06 FA06-10 (Cola) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding the Impact of the City's Post-Employment Restrictions on Your Legal Representation of the City's Redevelopment Agency and Centre City Development Corporation
05/04/06 FA06-09 (Peters) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Participating in Contract Involving Retention of Outside Counsel for Former Elected City Officials
04/25/06 FA06-07 (Madaffer) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Reporting Payments of $5,000 or More Made on Behalf of a City Official
04/24/06 FA06-08 (Hueso) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Participation in Municipal Decision Concerning Mercardo Alliance, LLC
04/04/06 FA06-05 (Sutton) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Legal Defense Funds and Payment of Stipulation
03/16/06 FA06-06 (McGhee) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding the Impact of the City’s Post-Employment Restrictions on Your Employment with San Diego City Firefighters Local 145 (SUPERSEDED)
02/28/06 FA06-04 (Faulconer) (PDF) Request for Conflict of Interest Advice on Downtown Community Plan
02/28/06 FA06-03 (Atkins) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Disqualification from Municipal Decisions that Involve Jennifer LeSar and Centre City Development Corporation
02/28/06 IA06-02 (Peters) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Disqualification from Municipal Decisions that Involve Interests in Business Entities
01/11/06 FA06-01 (Sutton) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Non-Profit Organization's Payment of Mayoral Inauguration, Swearing-In, and Office Transition Expenses

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2005

Date Number Subject
08/25/05 IA05-05 (Gonzales) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Fee Rebates for Legal Services
06/22/05 IA05-04 (Peters) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Protocols for Constituent Contacts During Campaigns
01/28/05 FA05-03 (Murphy) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Acceptance of Volunteer Legal Services
01/14/05 FA05-02 (Inzunza) (PDF) Request for Advice Concerning Compliance with Notification Requirements Regarding Reimbursement Prohibition
01/06/05 FA05-01 (Murphy) (PDF) Request for Conflict of Interest Advice on Calling a Special Session of the City Council to Hold a Mayoral Election Contest Proceeding

2004

Date Number Subject
12/13/04 IA04-11 (Ward) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Legal Fees Associated with Election-Related Litigation
12/13/04 IA04-10 (Murphy) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Legal Fees Associated with Post-Election Legal Challenges and Payment of "Win Bonuses" in Light of Pending Legal Challenges
11/30/04 FA04-09 (Herring) (PDF) Request for Evaluation of Post-Employment Restrictions with Respect to Terminal Leave and Negotiating Future Employment with Another Public Agency
11/29/04 IA04-08 (Sutton) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Applicability of ECCO to Legal Fees Paid to Challenge Election Procedures
10/14/04 FA04-07 (Miller) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Use of
Candidate's Name on Signs Regarding
Ballot Measure
09/15/04 FA04-06 (Gwinn) (Supplement) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Post-Employment Restrictions
09/07/04 FA04-06 (Gwinn) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Post-Employment Restrictions
07/01/04 FA04-05 (Baber) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Communications Identifying a Candidate or Elected Official
04/02/04 IA04-04 (Jacobs) (PDF) Request for Informal Advice Regarding Acceptance of Contributions from Trust Accounts
04/02/04 IA04-03 (Boling) (PDF) Request for Informal Advice Clarifying Acceptance of Contributions from Sole Proprietorships
03/22/04 IA04-02 (Collum) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Disqualification from Municipal Decisions that Involve Real Property Interests
03/16/04 FA04-01 (Gattas) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Disqualification from Municipal Decisions Involving
Residential Rental Property

2003

Date Number Subject
12/23/03 IA03-11 (Hale) (PDF) Request for Informal Advice Regarding Distribution of Screening Passes
11/4/03 FA03-10 (Baber) Supplement (PDF) Request for Supplemental Advice Regarding Disqualifications from Municipal Decisions Involving Residential Rental Property
10/17/03 FA03-10 (Baber) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Municipal Decisions Involving Residential Rental Property
08/01/03 FA03-09 (Madaffer) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Contributions from Controlled Committee to Ballot Measure Committee
07/28/03 IA03-08 (Hyde) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding the Ability of City Board and Commission Members to Influence Municipal Decisions on Behalf of Client
07/17/03 IA03-07 (Wilson) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Reporting and Reimbursement of Officeholder Legal Defense Expenses
06/26/03 FA03-06 (Peters) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Recall Committee and Contribution Limits
06/17/03 IA03-05 (Boling) (PDF) Request for Informal Advice Regarding Acceptance of Contributions from Sole Proprietorships.
04/11/03 FA03-04 (Girard) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Provision of Pro Bono Services by Law Firm
03/17/03 IA03-03 (Watson/Clay) (PDF) Retention of Task Force Members by the City of San Diego
01/21/03 IA03-02 (Gwinn) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Purchase of Super Bowl Tickets by City Officials
01/08/03 IA03-01 (Peters) (PDF) Fairbanks Ranch Country Club

2002

Date Number Subject
09/03/02 IA02-04 (Barnett) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Registering as a Lobbyist (SUPERSEDED)
08/23/02 IA02-03 (Boling) (PDF) Request for Informal Advice Regarding Limitations Under ECCO as Applied to Independent Expenditure Activity
08/07/02 FA02-02 (Christensen) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Revolving Door Issues for Housing Commission Members
05/23/02 FA02-01 (Dawe) (PDF) Request for Advice Regarding Lobbying Activity of City Board and Commission Members