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Legislation #: 170826 Introduction Date: 10/12/2017
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Approving and authorizing settlement of a condemnation lawsuit styled City of Kansas City, Missouri, v. Pearson Trust, et al., Case No. 08CY-CV12311.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
10/12/2017 Filed by the Clerk's office
10/12/2017 Referred to Finance and Governance Committee
10/18/2017 Advance and Do Pass, Consent
10/19/2017 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 170826

 

Approving and authorizing settlement of a condemnation lawsuit styled City of Kansas City, Missouri, v. Pearson Trust, et al., Case No. 08CY-CV12311.

 

WHEREAS, the City brought the above condemnation action to acquire certain property interests through eminent domain for the construction of Maplewoods Parkway in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; and

 

WHEREAS, Section 2-302 of the Code of Ordinances authorizes the City Attorney to settle claims in excess of $50,000.00 subject to approval by the city council upon the recommendation of the Risk Management Committee; and

 

WHEREAS, the Risk Management Committee recommends that the City Attorney be given such authority to settle the above styled case; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the payment of the sum of $507,995.00 and other non-monetary considerations in settlement of the lawsuit styled, City of Kansas City, Missouri, v. Pearson Trust, et al., Case No. 08CY-CV12311, 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 $507,995.00 in settlement of said claims in this lawsuit from funds previously appropriated in Account Nos. 18-3090-708109-B-70172340 and 18-3090-708209-B-70172340.

 

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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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Randall J. Landes

Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Matthew Cooper

Assistant City Attorney