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File #: RS2021-925    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/22/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 5/4/2021 Final action: 5/4/2021
Title: A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the property damage claim of Tye Ebel against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $31,636.60, with said amount to be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs
Attachments: 1. RS2021-925 Letter to Metro Clerk
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A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the property damage claim of Tye Ebel against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $31,636.60, with said amount to be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
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WHEREAS, on January 26, 2021, employees of the Metropolitan Water and Sewer Department were cleaning the main sewer line when they encountered a clog that caused sewage to back-up inside Tye Ebel's property at 1704 Shelby Avenue, resulting in 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 Tye Ebel be compromised and settled for a total of $31,636.60, 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 Tye Ebel for the sum of $31,636.60, 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

This resolution settles the property damage claim of Tye Ebel against Metro for the amount of $31,636.60 to be paid out of the self-insured liability fund. On January 26, 2021, Metro Water Services employees were working to repair a massive clog in the sewer line when sewage backed up into Mr. Ebel's home located at 1704 Shelby Avenue, causing significant damage to personal property and to several rooms in the home. The family was also displaced while the home was repaired.

This resolution settles the amount of the claim for the actua...

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