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File #: RS2021-1137    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/26/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 9/7/2021 Final action: 9/7/2021
Title: A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the property damage claim of Lyverta E. Robertson against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $30,684.57, with said amount to be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Delishia Porterfield, Emily Benedict, Russ Bradford, Tom Cash, Thom Druffel, Erin Evans, Jennifer Gamble, Larry Hagar, Jonathan Hall, Tonya Hancock, Gloria Hausser, Angie Henderson, Sharon Hurt, Courtney Johnston, Antoinette Lee, Bob Mendes, Kathleen Murphy, Bob Nash, Freddie OConnell, Sean Parker, Russ Pulley, Kevin Rhoten, Mary Carolyn Roberts, Dave Rosenberg, John Rutherford, Sandra Sepulveda, Colby Sledge, Joy Styles, Zulfat Suara, Robert Swope, Jeff Syracuse, Brandon Taylor, Nancy VanReece, Tanaka Vercher, Ginny Welsch, Brett Withers, Zach Young
Attachments: 1. RS2021-1137 Letter to Clerk
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A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the property damage claim of Lyverta E. Robertson against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $30,684.57, with said amount to be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
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WHEREAS, on June 4, 2021, a water main broke in the vicinity of 1004 Lenore Street, resulting in extensive water and property damage to the home of Lyverta E. Robertson; 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 Lyverta E. Robertson be compromised and settled for a total of $30,684.57, 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 Lyverta E. Robertson for the sum of $30,684.57, 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

On June 4, 2021, a water main broke in the vicinity of the property located at 1004 Lenore Street, owned by Lyverta E. Robertson. At 7:55 p.m. on June 4, Metro Water received a call reporting a water main break. Crews responded and began the repair at 12:57 a.m. Utilities had to be identified before repair could begin. The repair was completed at 1:41 a.m.

Ms. Robertson reported damage to a storage room, closet, laundry room, and stairway in the basement of the home. Damage included damaged doors, drywall, paint, and flooring. The homeowner was required to stay overnight in a hotel the night of th...

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