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Legislation #: 971797 Introduction Date: 12/22/1997
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 1/8/1998
Sponsor: None
Title: Approving and authorizing payment of judgment and costs in Kean et al. v. City of Kansas City, Missouri ; and settling the attorney fees claim.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
12/22/1997

Prepare to Introduce

12/22/1997

Referred Finance & Administration Committee

12/29/1997

Advance and Do Pass

12/29/1997

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 971797

 

Approving and authorizing payment of judgment and costs in Kean et al. v. City of Kansas City, Missouri; and settling the attorney fees claim.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That payment of the judgment of the court for the plaintiffs in the case of John Kean, et al. v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, 96-0686-CV-W-3, United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri, in the amount of $4,000.00, is hereby approved and authorized.

 

Section 2. That payment of the plaintiffs costs in the amount of $560.00 is hereby approved and authorized.

 

Section 3. That settlement of the plaintiffs attorneys claims for attorneys fees in the amount of $27,500.00 is hereby approved.

 

Section 4. That the City Attorney is hereby authorized to pay the sum of $32,060.00 in settlement of this case from funds previously appropriated to the General Liability Claims Fund, Account No. 98-701-013-1521-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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Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

 

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Assistant City Attorney