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Legislation #: 010669 Introduction Date: 5/3/2001
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 5/20/2001
Sponsor: None
Title: Approving and authorizing settlement of the lawsuit styled Charles Clark, et al. v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 99-CV-200654 and settlement of Claim No. T98-1159 for loss associated with the death of Rashonda Talifero.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
5/3/2001

Prepare to Introduce

5/3/2001

Referred Finance and Audit Committee

5/9/2001

Advance and Do Pass

5/10/2001

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 010669

 

Approving and authorizing settlement of the lawsuit styled Charles Clark, et al. v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 99-CV-200654 and settlement of Claim No. T98-1159 for loss associated with the death of Rashonda Talifero.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the complete settlement of all claims of each and every Plaintiff of the lawsuit styled Charles Clark, et al. v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 99-CV-200654, by payment to the Plaintiffs the aggregate sum of $525,000.00, as recommended by the City Attorney and the Risk Management Committee, is hereby approved.

 

Section 2. That the settlement of Claim No. T98-1159, a wrongful death claim against the City of Kansas City, Missouri, arising out of the October 4, 1998, death of Rashonda Talifero, by payment of the sum of $75,000.00 to her children and parents, as recommended by the City Attorney and the Risk Management Committee, is hereby approved.

 

Section 3. That $600,000 is hereby reduced in the following account of the General Fund by the following amount:

 

02-100-017-9990-B Contingent Appropriation $600,000.00

 

Section 4. That $600,000 is hereby appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to the following account:

 

02-100-012-9049-B Transfer to the Legal Expense Fund $600,000.00

 

Section 5. That the revenue in the following account of the Legal Expense Fund is hereby reestimated in the following additional amount:

 

02-701-013-9200 Transfer from the General Fund $600,000.00

 

Section 6. That $600,000 is hereby appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Legal Expense Fund to the following account:

 

02-701-013-1521-B General Liability Claims $600,000.00

 

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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