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File #: 220510    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/7/2022 In control: Council
On agenda: 6/16/2022 Final action: 6/16/2022
Title: Approving and authorizing settlement of the lawsuit entitled Ronald Williams v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1816-CV18116; and estimating and appropriating the sum of $1,000,000.00 for settlement of this lawsuit.
Attachments: 1. fact sheet-williams, 2. TMP 1930 Fiscal Note, 3. Approp Admin - Revenue TMP 1930, 4. Approp Admin- Law TMP 1930, 5. Approp Admin- Water TMP 1930, 6. Authenticated Ordinance 220510
ORDINANCE NO. 220510

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Approving and authorizing settlement of the lawsuit entitled Ronald Williams v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1816-CV18116; and estimating and appropriating the sum of $1,000,000.00 for settlement of this lawsuit.

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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That the payment of the sum of $1,400,000.00 in settlement of the lawsuit styled, Ronald Williams v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1816-CV18116, as recommended by the City Attorney and the Risk Management Committee, is hereby approved.

Section 2. Estimating revenue in the sum of $1,000,000 to the City Legal Expense Fund in the following account:

23-7010-131543-485760 Public Official Liability Claims $1,000,000.00

Section 3. Appropriating the sum of $1,000,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the City Legal Expense Fund in the following account:

23-7010-131543-B Public Official Liability Claims $1,000,000.00

Section 4. Appropriating the sum of $1,000,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Water Fund to the following account:

23-8010-801000-B Settlement of Claims $1,000,000.00

Section 5. That the City Attorney is hereby authorized to pay the sum of $1,400,000.00 in settlement of said claims in this lawsuit from funds appropriated in Account No. 23-7010-131543-B, Public Official Liability.

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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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Tammy Queen
Director of Finance

Approved as to form and legality:


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Timothy R....

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