RESOLUTION NO. RS2010-1462
A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the Metropolitan Government’s property damage claim against Utiliquest.
WHEREAS, on July 29, 2010, Utiliquest, a contractor for the Metropolitan Nashville Water and Sewer Department, failed to correctly mark an eight inch sewer line causing a contractor to strike the sewer line resulting in damages of $8,648.28;
WHEREAS, after investigation, the Department of Law believes that the settlement listed in Section 1 is fair and reasonable and in the best interest of the Metropolitan Government and recommends that the Metropolitan Government accept payment in the amount of $8,648.28 as compensation for all damages to Metropolitan Government property.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1: The Metropolitan Department of Law is authorized to compromise and settle its recovery claim against Utiliquest in an amount totaling $8,648.28, which shall be deposited into an appropriate fund and account as determined by the Department of Finance.
Section 2: This resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Megan Barry
|Referred to:||Budget & Finance Committee|
|Introduced:||November 16, 2010|
|Adopted:||November 16, 2010|
|Approved:||November 17, 2010|