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File #: 21-1190    Version: 1 Name: 7/6/21 Resolution to Approve the Insurance Board Recommendation to Deny the Claim of Claimant Desiren Garland (CC025-21)
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/6/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/6/2021 Final action: 7/6/2021
Enactment date: 7/6/2021 Enactment #: R-21-253
Title: Resolution to Approve the April 22, 2021 Recommendation of the Board of Insurance Administration to Deny the Claim Filed by Claimant Desiren Garland for a Sewer Backup Claim (CC025-21).
Attachments: 1. Insurance Board Minutes 042221.pdf

Title

Resolution to Approve the April 22, 2021 Recommendation of the Board of Insurance Administration to Deny the Claim Filed by Claimant Desiren Garland for a Sewer Backup Claim (CC025-21).

Memorandum

This memorandum and resolution request approval of the Board of Insurance Administration’s April 22, 2021 recommendation to deny the claim filed by Claimant Desiren Garland. Desiren Garland submitted a claim against the City to the Board of Insurance Administration in the amount of $75,000 for a sewer backup. The Board of Insurance Administration denied the claim on the basis of governmental immunity.

Staff

Prepared by:                       Sarah Singleton, Risk Specialist

Reviewed by:                       Michael Pettigrew, City Treasurer

                     Marti Praschan, CFO and Financial Services Area Administrator

                     Jennifer Richards, Assistant City Attorney

Approved by:                     Tom Crawford, City Administrator

Body

Whereas, Council must approve the Board of Insurance Administration’s recommendations for claims in excess of $10,000.00; and

 

Whereas, the Board of Insurance Administration recommended the denial of the claim filed by Desiren Garland for a sewer backup in the amount of $75,000 on the basis of the City’s governmental immunity;

 

RESOLVED, That Council approve the Board of Insurance Administration’s denial of the claim of Desiren Garland for a sewer backup (CC025-21); and

 

RESOLVED, That the City Administrator be authorized to take the necessary administrative actions to implement this resolution.