RESOLUTION NO. RS2013-804
A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the claims of Les “Bud” Buckner against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $50,000, and that said amount be paid out of the Judgments & Losses Fund.
WHEREAS, Mr. Buckner has been employed by Metro Water Services, Systems Services Division for eight years; and,
WHEREAS, for the past several years, Mr. Buckner has been the target of anonymous graffiti containing homophobic statements and slurs; and,
WHEREAS, after investigation, the Metropolitan Department of Law believes the settlement amount as set forth in Section 1 is fair and reasonable and recommends that the claim be compromised and settled.
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 the claims of Les “Bud” Buckner for the sum of $50,000. This amount shall be paid out of the Judgments & Losses Fund.
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: Lonnell Matthews
|Referred to:||Budget & Finance Committee|
|Introduced:||August 6, 2013|
|Adopted:||August 6, 2013|
|Approved:||August 8, 2013|
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