Lisa Bright, the former head of the city’s community redevelopment agency, is planning to add the city, former Mayor José Rodriguez and the city’s attorney to a lawsuit filed in 2011, according to court documents filed last week.
Bright’s attorney, Christina Kitterman, said Monday the city, Rodriguez and city attorney James Cherof “are intertwined in violating Lisa’s constitutional right to due process.” In addition, the complaint said, a former city commissioner requested information on city ordinances from the city manager and city attorney to support terminating Bright, despite the fact that city officials knew Bright was governed by the CRA policies, not city policies.
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