00-0767R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PAYMENT OF $13,904.13 IN SETTLEMENT OF ALL CLAIMS OF MICHAEL TURNER AND SHARON FORSE ARISING OUT OF A SEWER BACKUP ON SEPTEMBER 13, 2000.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

BE IT RESOLVED that the proper city officials are authorized to pay $9,587.06 to Sharon Forse and $4,317.07 to Michael Turner in settlement of all claims arising out of a sewer backup on September 13, 2000; payment to be made from self insurance fund.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  On or about September 13, 2000, there was a sewer backup at 1617 East Second Street in Duluth.  At that time, Turner was selling the property to Forse.  The cause of the backup was a failure in the city line.  The city investigated and negotiated values for the damaged property.  Each of the claimants had paid for part of the damage at the sale closing.  The city is paying in accordance with that division.