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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

Datesort ascending Number Title
02/06/2020 MS-2020-3 PDF icon Preliminary Response to Interim Auditor's Request for Independent Legal Counsel
01/31/2020 MS-2020-2 PDF icon Response Request to Retain Outside Legal Counsel
01/09/2020 MS-2020-1 PDF icon City of San Diego's Response to San Diego State University's Offer to Purchase the SDCCU Stadium in Mission Valley
12/13/2019 MS-2019-27 PDF icon Hotline Report of Public Records Act Responses
12/12/2019 MS-2019-26 PDF icon Requirements and Limitations Governing Communications with a Lobbyist Concerning a Contract to be Competitively Bid
11/19/2019 MS-2019-25 PDF icon San Diego State University's Offer of October 28, 2019, to purchase the SDCCU Stadium Site in Mission Valley
10/09/2019 MS-2019-24 PDF icon Online Collaboration Tools
09/30/2019 MS-2019-23 PDF icon Roles of Mayor and City Council in the Granting of Franchises
09/24/2019 ML-2019-1 PDF icon Utility Undergrounding Project Block 70 and Alvarado Estates
09/20/2019 MS-2019-22 PDF icon Public Records Act Request for City Staff Directory Information
08/13/2019 MS-2019-20 PDF icon Roles of Civil Service Commission and Personnel Director in Determining Applicant Qualifications for City Employment in Classified Positions Subject to SDPD Security Background Checks
07/31/2019 MS-2019-19 PDF icon Expenditure of Measure N Tax Revenues
07/19/2019 MS-2019-17 PDF icon Federal Telecommunications Policy: Legal issues
07/19/2019 MS-2019-18 PDF icon Companion Units and Residential Parking Permit Program
05/21/2019 MS-2019-15 PDF icon Appointment of City Auditor
05/21/2019 MS-2019-16 PDF icon Shared Mobility Devices Ordinance - Item 54: City Council Meeting May 14, 2019
05/09/2019 MS-2019-14 PDF icon Vehicle Habitation Ordinance
05/08/2019 MS-2019-13 PDF icon Potential Application of the Ralph M. Brown Act and Public Records Act to the Activities of the NTC Foundation
05/06/2019 MS-2019-12 PDF icon Redistricting of Board Districts on the San Diego Unified School District Board of Education
04/23/2019 MS-2019-11 PDF icon Prorated Payment of the Inclusionary Affordable Housing Fee


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