Court orders Archuleta County board to pay attorney fees in open records case

The Pagosa Springs SUN: Sixth Judicial District Judge Jeffrey R. Wilson has awarded attorney Matthew H. Roane more than $10,000 in attorney fees for his work in obtaining disclosure of an executive session recording from the Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC).

According to Steve Zansberg, president of the Board of Directors for the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition (CFOIC), he is not aware of another case where an attorney representing themselves on a Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) case was awarded attorney fees.

On May 6, 2019, the Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) held a special meeting in which the executive session was the only item on the agenda.

Visit The Pagosa Springs SUN for more.

Subscribe to Our Blog