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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
01/01/2003 ML-2003-1 PDF icon Applicability of Local Regulatory Requirements to Clean Syringe Exchange Program
10/24/2002 ML-2002-8 PDF icon Surplus Funds in FBA, DIF and CRD Accounts
10/24/2002 ML-2002-8 PDF icon Surplus Funds in FBA, DIF and CRD Accounts
10/15/2002 ML-2002-7 PDF icon Closed Session Discussion of Development Agreement Negotiations
10/10/2002 ML-2002-6 PDF icon Imposing Tolls on Nonresidents for Use of Public Streets
09/19/2002 ML-2002-5 PDF icon Medicinal Marijuana Task Force Draft Guidelines
06/25/2002 ML-2002-4 PDF icon Lease of Private Property to a Charter School
03/29/2002 ML-2002-3 PDF icon Fingerprinting of Contractors and Consultants
02/08/2002 ML-2002-2 PDF icon Union Presentations in Council Closed Session Meetings
11/26/2002 ML-2002-13 PDF icon Effect of SB 975 Amendments on Prevailing Wage Requirements
12/05/2002 ML-2002-12 PDF icon Legality of the Library's Internet Use Policy Regarding the Use of Internet Filters
10/29/2002 ML-2002-10 PDF icon Street Furniture Ban in the Public Right-of-Way in Gaslamp Historic District
01/04/2002 ML-2002-1 PDF icon Delegation of City Engineer's Duties
06/04/2001 ML-2001-9 PDF icon San Diego Gas Electric Franchise Amendments
05/07/2001 ML-2001-8 PDF icon Reasonable Time Off for Union Activities
05/03/2001 ML-2001-7 PDF icon Establishment of a Special Sign District
04/06/2001 ML-2001-6 PDF icon Possible Conflict of Interest Related to Councilmember's Investment Interest in Chevron
04/05/2001 ML-2001-5 PDF icon Proposed Policy Pertaining to Contacts with Media on City Matters
03/28/2001 ML-2001-4 PDF icon Proposed Mission Bay Hotel with 'Pre-sold' Reservations
02/20/2001 ML-2001-3 PDF icon Potential Conflict of Interest Related to Park and Recreation Projects on City Council Dockets of February 20, 2001 and February 26, 2001