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Legislation #: 980401 Introduction Date: 4/9/1998
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 4/26/1998
Sponsor: None
Title: Approving and authorizing settlement of the lawsuit styled Nam Nguyen, et al. v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, et al. , Case No. 16CV97-27829, by payment of $100,000.00; appropriating $200,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Cumulative Claim Reserve Fund to Account No. 98-701-013-1521-B; and recognizing an emergency.

Legislation History
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4/9/1998

Prepare to Introduce

4/9/1998

Referred Finance & Administration Committee

4/15/1998

Advance and Do Pass

4/16/1998

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 980401

 

Approving and authorizing settlement of the lawsuit styled Nam Nguyen, et al. v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, et al., Case No. 16CV97-27829, by payment of $100,000.00; appropriating $200,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Cumulative Claim Reserve Fund to Account No. 98-701-013-1521-B; and recognizing an emergency.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the settlement of the wrongful death claims of Nam Nguyen and Kim Anh Cong against the City of Kansas City, Missouri, and Gurnie C. Gunter resulting from the death of Quy Nguyen on or about August 12, 1997, as more fully set forth in, and the subject of, the lawsuit styled Nam Nguyen and Kim Anh Cong v. City of Kansas City, Missouri and Gurnie C. Gunter, Case No. 16CV97-27829, by payment to Nam Nguyen and Kim Anh Cong the sum of $100,000.00, as recommended by the City Attorney and the Risk Management Committee, is hereby approved.

 

Section 2. That the City Attorney is hereby authorized to pay the sum of $100,000.00 in settlement of the claims from funds heretofore appropriated in Account No. 98-701-013-1521-B, General Liability Claims.

 

Section 3. That the sum of $200,000.00 is hereby appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Cumulative Claim Reserve Fund to the following account in the Cumulative Claim Reserve Fund:

 

98-701-013-1521-B General Liability Claims $200,000.00

 

Section 4. That this ordinance, making provision for the current expenses of municipal government, is recognized as an emergency measure within the provision of Section 15, Article II of the Charter of Kansas City and shall take effect immediately upon passage.

 

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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