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City Attorney Memoranda of Law

What is a Memorandum of Law?

A City Attorney Memorandum of Law is a response to a request typically posed by the Mayor, City Council (jointly or separately), any full commission, board, committee, or agency (whether or not Charter based), through that entity's executive director or City liaison, or Department Director, which narrowly applies the interpretation of the current law to a particular problem or situation.

These documents do not contain any referenced attachments or enclosures. Printed copies of all City Attorney Memorandum of Law are available for viewing at the City Clerk's Office, 202 "C" Street, Second Floor, San Diego, CA. Questions about particular Legal Opinions should be directed to:

Law Librarian
Office of the City Attorney
1200 Third Avenue, Ste. 1100
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 533-5800

Memorandums from January 1986 through present are available.

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Memoranda of Law by Year

Date Numbersort ascending Title
08/12/2004 ML-2004-14 PDF icon The Board's Fiduciary Duty Regarding the Janus Overseas Fund
08/12/2004 ML-2004-13 PDF icon Method of Height Measurement Under Proposition D
07/15/2004 ML-2004-12 PDF icon Manager's Authority to Execute Joint Use Agreements
06/10/2004 ML-2004-11 PDF icon Sole Member of San Diego Data Processing Corporation May Direct Board of Directors to Appoint City's Chief Information Officer as the Chair of the Board
05/18/2004 ML-2004-10 PDF icon Potential Conflict of Interest Issues Related to San Diego Data Processing Corporation
01/08/2004 ML-2004-1 PDF icon Web Cameras
05/30/2003 ML-2003-9 PDF icon Potential Conflict of Interest Related to Fiscal Year 2004 Funding Recommendations for Special Promotional Programs (Item 606 on Council Docket for June 2, 2003)
04/11/2003 ML-2003-8 PDF icon Applicability of Prevailing Wage Law to the Miramar Water Treatment Plant Upgrade and Expansion - Contract A
04/07/2003 ML-2003-7 PDF icon Compensation and Benefits for City Councilmember Appointed to San Diego County Regional Airport Authority Board
03/12/2003 ML-2003-6 PDF icon Payment of Rent by the Airports Enterprise Fund to the General Fund for Montgomery Field and Brown Field Airports
03/03/2003 ML-2003-4 PDF icon Casting a Vote and Leaving Council Chambers
02/18/2003 ML-2003-3 PDF icon Low and Moderate Income Housing Fund Moneys
12/12/2003 ML-2003-20 PDF icon Oak Park Tot Lot
02/14/2003 ML-2003-2 PDF icon Use of Housing Set-Aside Funds in the Morena Vista Transit Oriented Project
11/05/2003 ML-2003-19 PDF icon Voting Procedures at Citizen Equal Opportunity Committee Meetings
09/19/2003 ML-2003-17 PDF icon Regulating Disruptive Public Comments at Council Meetings
08/01/2003 ML-2003-15 PDF icon Mid City Athletic Area Amended Ordinance
08/07/2003 ML-2003-14 PDF icon Potential conflict of interest by Mayor or Council members enacting ordinances affecting the San Diego City Employees Retirement System
07/19/2003 ML-2003-13 PDF icon Gift Reporting Obligations of a Councilmember Who Turns Over a Gift to a Staff Member
06/13/2003 ML-2003-11 PDF icon Applicability of the Public Records Act to Salaries of City Employees