A public entity with a contractual right to access documents from a private third party, such as a developer, must disclose those records to a requester if they are used for a public purpose, a three-judge panel of the Colorado Court of Appeals held.
Denver Metropolitan Major League Baseball Stadium District
The University of Colorado Boulder must publicly disclose contracts, reports and other records of the company that manages its sports licensing and sponsorship agreements if the university has a contractual right to obtain the documents, a judge decided.
The Colorado Open Records Act defines public records to include “all writings made, maintained, or kept” by government or agency. But are records related to a government-issued cellphone disclosable under CORA if the city has access to them but doesn’t maintain them?