Appellate court of appeals sides with Zink
Mesa resident wins several major rounds in court
Last updated 6/8/2021 at 9:11am
MESA — After 18 years, a local woman has won several arguments in a major round in court over being denied the right to video tape a City Council meeting and then being arrested.
On Tuesday, June, 1, the state Court of Appeals, Division III found in favor of Donna Zink, a local resident who sued following the May 8, 2003, actions of the Mesa City Council and Mayor Duana Rae Ross.
Zink sued the city after Mayor Ross illegally ordered Zink to stop recording a public meeting, records show. The mayor also called 911 and asked that Zink be removed from the meeting and demanded she be arrested...