Section 2-25.3 Closed records.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 15733 on 09/08/1998, Section 2-25.3 read as follows.
All city records to the extent they relate to the following
shall be closed records to the extent
allowed by law:
(1) Legal actions, causes of action
or litigation involving a public governmental body and
any confidential or privileged communications between a public governmental body or its
representatives and its attorneys.
(2) Legal work product shall be considered
a closed record.
(3) Leasing, purchase or sale of real
estate by a public governmental body where public
knowledge of the transaction might adversely affect the legal consideration therefor. However,
any public record approving a contract relating to the leasing, purchase or sale of real estate by a
public governmental body shall be made public upon execution of the lease, purchase or sale of
the real estate.
(4) Hiring, firing, disciplining or
promoting an employee of a public governmental body.
(5) Nonjudicial mental or physical
health proceedings involving identifiable persons,
including medical, psychiatric, psychological, or alcoholism or drug dependency diagnosis or
(6) Testing and examination materials,
before the test or examination is given or, if it is to be
given again, before so given again.
(7) Welfare cases of identifiable
(8) Preparation, including any discussion
or work product, on behalf of a public
governmental body or its representatives for negotiations with employee groups.
(9) Software codes for electronic
data processing and documentation thereof.
(10) Specifications for competitive
bidding, until either the specifications are officially
approved by the public governmental body or the specifications are published for bid.
(11) Sealed bids and related documents,
until the earlier of either when the bids are opened,
or all bids are accepted or all bids are rejected.
(12) Individually identifiable personnel
records, performance ratings or records pertaining to
employees or applicants for employment, except that this exemption shall not apply to the names,
positions, salaries and lengths of service of officers and employees of public agencies once they
are employed as such.
(13) Records which are protected from
disclosure by law.
(14) Public records relating to scientific
and technological innovations in which the owner
has a proprietary interest.
(15) Any record of the city community
development loan and grant committee pertaining to
financial data disclosed by an applicant for housing rehabilitation assistance.
(Ord. No. 11642, § 1, 9-21-87)
Note--See the editor's note at § 2-23.