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Legislation #: 921121 Introduction Date: 10/1/1992
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 10/25/1992
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing a settlement agreement with fifteen City employees in the amount of $79,382.87 to settle pending litigation.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
10/1/1992

Prepare to Introduce

10/1/1992

Referred Finance Committee

10/7/1992

Do Pass

10/8/1992

Assigned to Third Read Calendar

10/15/1992

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 921121

 

Authorizing a settlement agreement with fifteen City employees in the amount of $79,382.87 to settle pending litigation.

 

WHEREAS, fifteen individuals employed as Fire Dispatchers in the Fire Department have filed an action entitled Argento, et al. v. City of Kansas City, Missouri in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, Case No. 92-0083-CV-W-2 claiming they are due overtime compensation pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act; and

 

WHEREAS, the parties have agreed to resolve the legal dispute pending between them by entering into a settlement agreement and payment by the City of $79,382.87, including legal fees; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the City Attorney is hereby authorized to enter into a settlement agreement with the following individuals, including payment by the City in the amounts set forth to settle Argento v. Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 92-0083-CV-W-2, U.S. District Court from the Western District of Missouri, payments to be made from Account No. 701-013-1543-B-1820:

 

Rocco J. Argento $ 4,512.15

Robert A. Carlson 3,048.82

Michael J. Carter 3,381.40

Bobby E. Cox 4,470.40

Bobby J. Fitzwater 4,318.59

Lawrence P. Gonnello 4,879.41

Dean A. Gurney 4,968.81

Jerry L. Harrington 832.12

Diane K. Hirsch 3,642.84

Bert F. Holmberg 4,654.49

Anita V. Kleiman 3,613.24

Doris M. Mahar 6,244.99

Robert L. McKiddy 2,775.26

Elsie M. Rowe 3,653.12

Phillip M. Wall 4,244.36

Blake & Uhlig, P.A. 20,142.87

(attorney's fees)

TOTAL $79,382.87

 

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I hereby certify that there is a balance, otherwise unencumbered, to the credit of the appropriation to which the foregoing expenditure is to be charged, and a cash balance, otherwise unencumbered, in the treasury, to the credit of the fund from which payment is to be made, each sufficient to meet the obligation hereby incurred.

 

 

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Director of Finance

 

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

 

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Assistant City Attorney