A RESOLUTION

NO.


WHEREAS, Muscogee County Marshal’s Office employee Alicia Davenport filed claims in District Court Case No. 4:14-CV-275-CDL against the Muscogee County Marshal’s Office and Columbus Consolidated Government (“the City”) alleging retaliation; and

WHEREAS, the City Attorney, City counsel and counsel to the Marshal have all investigated the matter and recommend settlement with no admission of liability in the amount of $83,000 in exchange for a full release signed by Davenport.


NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:

We hereby authorize the City Manager, City Attorney and Finance Director to make payment of $83,000 to settle the above referenced claims of Alicia Davenport against any and all parties, including attorney’s fees. The City Manager, City Attorney and Finance Director or their representatives are authorized to execute all appropriate settlement documents to this effect.
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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the 30th day of April, 2019 and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of ______ members of said Council.

Councilor Allen voting _________
Councilor Barnes voting ________
Councilor Crabb voting _________
Councilor Davis voting _________
Councilor Garrett voting _______
Councilor House voting _________
Councilor Huff voting __________
Councilor Thomas voting ________
Councilor Pugh voting __________
Councilor Woodson voting _______




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SANDRA T. DAVIS B.H. “SKIP” HENDERSON, III
DEPUTY CLERK OF COUNCIL MAYOR