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File #: 22-0746    Version: 1 Name: 4/18/22 - Dortch settlement
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/18/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/18/2022 Final action: 4/18/2022
Enactment date: 4/18/2022 Enactment #: R-22-115
Title: Resolution to Authorize Settlement of Michael Dortch v. City of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County Circuit Court, Case No. 19-1247-CD

Title

Resolution to Authorize Settlement of Michael Dortch v. City of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County Circuit Court, Case No. 19-1247-CD

Staff

Prepared by:  Margaret P. Radabaugh, Deputy City Attorney

Reviewed by:  Atleen Kaur, City Attorney

Body

RESOLVED, That the City Council authorizes the City Attorney to fully resolve the case titled Michael Dortch v. City of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County Circuit Court, Case No. 19-1247-CD, for a lump sum payment equivalent to six months of Plaintiff’s base salary (approximately $59,498.40) to be included as part of his Final Average Compensation, and $40,000 in attorney’s fees and costs to Plaintiff’s attorney. This resolution is contingent upon Plaintiff’s retirement from the City, a dismissal of all claims with prejudice, and a full settlement agreement and release of all claims in a form and with terms approved by the City Attorney.

 

RESOLVED, That the City Council authorizes and directs the Interim City Administrator and City Attorney to take such further actions as are consistent with the purposes of this resolution.