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File #: RS2021-754    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/22/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 2/2/2021 Final action: 2/2/2021
Title: A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the property damage claim of the Nolensville College Grove Utility District against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $70,503.00, with said amount to be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs
Attachments: 1. RS2021-754 Letter to Clerk
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A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the property damage claim of the Nolensville College Grove Utility District against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $70,503.00, with said amount to be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
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WHEREAS, on December 10, 2020, a broken water meter was being replaced at a pump station belonging to the Nolensville College Grove Utility District by Metropolitan Water and Sewer Department personnel when it separated, thereby filling the building with water, breaking down a door and wall, causing extensive property damage; and,
WHEREAS, after investigation, the Department of Law believes the settlement listed in Section 1 is fair and reasonable and in the best interest of the Metropolitan Government and recommends that the property damage claim of the Nolensville College Grove Utility District be compromised and settled for a total of $70,503.00, and that this amount be paid from the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1: The Metropolitan Department of Law is authorized to compromise and settle the property damage claim of the Nolensville College Grove Utility District for the sum of $70,503.00, with said amount to be paid from the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
Section 2: This resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Agenda Analysis
Analysis

The resolution authorizes the Department of Law to settle the property damage claim of the Nolensville/College Grove Utility District against the Metropolitan Government for the amount of $70,503 to be paid out of the self-insured liability fund. On December 10, 2020, a Metro Water Services crew was attempting to replace a broken water meter at the Utility District'...

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