|Submitted||Jan. 19, 2020|
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RE: "GO X" statements - Immediate Disclosure Request (SF City Atty)
Dennis Herrera, John Cote, and the Office of City Attorney:
Below are Immediate Disclosure Requests (SF Admin Code 67.25(a)). Your response is required by Jan 22, 2020. Rolling records responses are requested (SFAC 67.25(d)) if you are unable to immediately produce records. Exact copies of every responsive record are requested (Gov Code 6253(b)) - do not provide mere URLs, or print and scan electronic records, or provide black and white versions of any color record. Provide only copies of records not requiring fees and in-person inspection of all other records (GC 6253). Please provide exact copy text PDFs using "PDFMaker", which is an easily-generated format (SFAC 67.21(l)).
Your non-exhaustive obligations: All withholding of any information must be justified (SFAC 67.27). All withholdings by masking or deletion (aka redactions) must be keyed by footnote or other clear reference to justification and only the minimal exempt portion of a record may be withheld (SFAC 67.26). Respond to emailed requests (SFAC 67.21(b)). You must notify us of whether or not responsive records exist and/or were withheld for each below request (Gov Code 6253(c), 6255(b)). You must state the name and title of each person responsible for withholding any information (Gov Code 6253(d)). You must do all of this in your response, and you cannot wait until we file complaints.
****** We have no duty to, and we will not again, remind the City of its obligations. Instead, we will file complaints for every Sunshine Ordinance or CPRA violation. We will continue to file complaints until your procedures are modified to fully comply with the Sunshine Ordinance and CPRA, without caveat or exception. ******
1. all statements, press releases, interviews, or responses given to media by John Cote regarding "GO X"
2. all cease and desist letters sent by your office to GO X, its parent or affiliates, or its owners or officers ("GO X Parties"), and all of the responses by GO X Parties
3. all other communication between your office and GO X Parties.
The topic of this request is generally this news story: https://www.sfexaminer.com/news/city-attorney-rogue-scooter-company-created-its-own-city-permit-fraudulently-used-chamber-of-commerce-seal/
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I am responding on behalf of the City Attorney's Office to your below request. Attached are the responsive records.
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[cid:image002.jpg@01D5D11B.9F7B5580]Elizabeth A. Coolbrith
Office of City Attorney Dennis Herrera
(415) 554-4685 Direct
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Thank you - this request is closed.