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Legislation #: 160837 Introduction Date: 10/27/2016
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Gregory Johnson v. City of Kansas City, Mo., Case No. 1516-CV07365; and estimating and appropriating $2,400,000.00 in the Legal Claims Fund.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
10/27/2016 Filed by the Clerk's office
10/27/2016 Referred to Finance and Governance Committee
11/2/2016 Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute, Consent
11/3/2016 Passed as Substituted

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 160837

 

Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Gregory Johnson v. City of Kansas City, Mo., Case No. 1516-CV07365; and estimating and appropriating $2,400,000.00 in the Legal Claims Fund.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That settlement of the lawsuit styled Gregory Johnson v. City of Kansas City, Mo., Case No. 1516-CV07365, on terms substantially similar to those set out in the “Memorandum of Understanding” on file in the City Attorney’s Office is hereby approved.

 

Section 2. That the City Attorney is hereby authorized to execute a final settlement agreement and release with terms substantially similar to those set out in the “Memorandum of Understanding”.

 

Section 3. That the City Attorney is hereby authorized to retain a class administrator to administer all aspects of the settlement for which a class administrator is needed.

 

Section 4. That the revenue in the following account of the Legal Claims Fund is hereby estimated in the following amount:

 

17-1010-131521-485740 General Liability $2,400,000.00

 

Section 5. That the sum of $2,400,000.00 is hereby appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Legal Claims Fund to the following accounts in the General Fund:

 

17-1010-131521-B General Liability $2,400,000.00

 

Section 6. That the City Attorney is hereby authorized to pay the sum of $2,400,000.00 for the initial payments to be paid pursuant to this settlement during Fiscal Year 2016-17 on or before April 30, 2017 from funds appropriated herein to Account No. 17-1010-131521-B.

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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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Galen P. Beaufort

Senior Associate City Attorney