Request #18-3408

 
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Dear Mayor Garcetti, City Attorney Feurer, and Office of the City Clerk, 
on October 19th, 47 days ago, I made the following request to Councilmember Mike Bonin. 
 
"I hereby request all documents referring or relating to the Town Hall to be held in Venice on October 17,2018 regarding the Bridge Shelter proposal ("the Meeting"), and Bridge Shelter concept including but not limited to the following:

1. Within the past 15 days leading up to the meeting - all email and text correspondence with Mark Horvath; Invisible People; respective staff members; and/or any business owned or connected with Mark Horvath.

2. Within the past 60 days - all contracts with Mark Horvath; Invisible People; respective staff members; and/or any business owned or connected with Mark Horvath."
 
After multiple attempts and threats of lawsuits, I received a response that I would receive the aforementioned documents on Thursday, November 29th. The documents were not ready, I am told the next day every day that I call to confirm. The Councilmember is using stalling tactics and does not want this information to come out before his Homeless Committee meeting Tomorrow, Wednesday the 5th at 3pm, where he seeks approval for the Venice Beach Bridge Home project. 
 
He has denied the public's right to access information, by law. 
 
These documents need to be reviewed by the public before the Councilmember seeks approval for the project. The Councilmember is strategically witholding these documents until after he gains approval for the Venice project at the former MTA lot on 100 Sunset Ave. 
 
I ask that you demand to Councilmember Bonin that he release the documents by the end of business today (emailed in electronic format) OR that you postpone the homeless committee meeting hearing so that these documents can be reviewed by the public in advance of the meeting. 
 
I ask that anyone else on this email chain who agrees please ask the Mayor, City Attorney, and Clerk to do the same. 

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December 4, 2018 via email


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As of this date, our office has determined that the Office of the City Clerk is not in possession of any documents or information relating to your request.  Please be advised that this response does not include any records that may be in the custody of other City departments.  Each department in the City of Los Angeles maintains and is responsible for their own records. This request with the Office of the City Clerk is considered closed.

For all other city department’s records please go to their respective webpage and contact them directly or please contact 311 Call Center at 213-473-3231.

December 5, 2018, 9:41am
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