A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the claim of Melissa Harris against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $200,000.00, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
WHEREAS, on January 1, 2015, Melissa Harris tripped and fell on the sidewalk at Fifth Avenue North and Church Street where a section of uneven sidewalk had been previously marked for repair; and,
WHEREAS, after investigation, the Metropolitan 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 any and all claims or causes of action brought or that could have been brought by Melissa Harris related to the events detailed above, be compromised and settled for $200,000.00, and that this amount be paid from the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
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 claim of Melissa Harris for the sum of $200,000.00 with said amount to be paid from the Self-Insured Liability 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.
Referred toBudget and Finance Committee
IntroducedAugust 21, 2018
AdoptedAugust 21, 2018
ApprovedAugust 22, 2018
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Last Modified: 08/24/2018 10:44 AM