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File #: 21045    Version: 0 Name: Settlement Hengel
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/16/2022 In control: County Legislature
On agenda: 9/19/2022 Final action: 9/19/2022
Title: A RESOLUTION approving the settlement of the claims of Linda Hengel in the case styled Linda Hengel v. Jackson County, Missouri, No. 2016-CV15161, now pending in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri, for a total payment by the County of $150,000.00.
Sponsors: Charlie Franklin
Indexes: CIRCUIT COURT, SETTLEMENT OF CLAIM
Attachments: 1. 21045adopted.pdf
IN THE COUNTY LEGISLATURE OF JACKSON COUNTY, MISSOURI

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A RESOLUTION approving the settlement of the claims of Linda Hengel in the case styled Linda Hengel v. Jackson County, Missouri, No. 2016-CV15161, now pending in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri, for a total payment by the County of $150,000.00.


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RESOLUTION NO. 21045, September 19, 2022

INTRODUCED BY Charlie Franklin, County Legislator


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WHEREAS, Linda Hengel has filed a lawsuit styled Linda Hengel v. Jackson County, Missouri, No. 2016-CV15161, now pending in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri, seeking damages for alleged employment discrimination; and,

WHEREAS, after a thorough investigation and negotiations, the County Counselor recommends a settlement in the amount of $150,000.00, to be paid by the County to Linda Hengel and/or her attorney, Katherine Myers; and,

WHEREAS, the proposed settlement will limit the County's financial obligation in this matter and is in the best interests of the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Jackson County; now therefore,

BE IT RESOLVED by the County Legislature of Jackson County, Missouri, that the County Counselor be and hereby is authorized to settle the claims of Linda Hengel in the case styled Linda Hengel v. Jackson County, Missouri, No. 2016-CV15161, now pending in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri, by the total payment of $150,000.00, in full, final, and complete release of all of her claims against the County and all of its employees, officers, agents, and servants, as to any damages incurred; and,

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the County Counselor be and hereby is authorized to execute any and all documents necessary to effect this settlement; and,

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Director of Finance and Purchasing be and hereby is authorized to issue a check or checks in an amount totaling $150,000.00 in full and complete settlement of this claim, payable to Linda Hengel and/or her attorney ...

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