AN ORDINANCE
NO._________


An ordinance amending the Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2015 beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2015 so as to appropriate and account for the payment of legal fees and expenses provided to the Muscogee County Superior Court Clerk in the case of Pierce v. Columbus; and for other purposes.

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THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA HEREBY ORDAINS:
SECTION 1.

The Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2015 beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2015 is hereby amended by increasing the General Fund Department 590 in the amount of $147,304.04 in order to pay certain legal fees and expenses provided to Superior Court Clerk Pierce in the case Pierce v. Columbus, SU-14-CV-3472. Said appropriation shall be drawn out of the Claims and Judgments Assigned Fund Balance.
SECTION 2.

Upon passage of this Ordinance, Council will adopt a resolution to effectuate the method of such payments as may be required to comply with orders of the Court in the above referenced litigation.
SECTION 3.

All ordinances and parts of ordinances in conflict with this ordinance are hereby repealed.

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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia held on the 8th day of September, 2015, introduced a second time at a regular meeting of said Council held on the ______ day of ________, 2015, and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of ________ members of said Council.


Councilor Allen voting____________.
Councilor Baker voting____________.
Councilor Barnes voting___________.
Councilor Buck voting_____________.
Councilor Davis voting____________.
Councilor Henderson voting________.
Councilor Huff voting_____________.
Councilor Thomas voting___________.
Councilor Pugh voting_____________.
Councilor Woodson voting__________.



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TINY B. WASHINGTON TERESA PIKE TOMLINSON
CLERK MAYOR