01-0204R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PAYMENT OF $21,028.63 TO CANDY CHUMICH AS SETTLEMENT OF ALL CLAIMS ARISING FROM WATERMAIN BREAK ON JANUARY 12, 2001.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        BE IT RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are authorized to pay to Candy Chumich the amount of $21,028.63 in full settlement of all claims for damage to her property at 3814 Grand Avenue resulting from a watermain break which occurred on January 12, 2001; payment to be made from the self insurance fund.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  The claimant owns a home at 3814 Grand Avenue. On January 12, 2001, a city watermain burst. Escaping water entered the Chumich property, filled the basement six feet deep and caused extensive damage. It then broke the private sewer line. The city investigator was on the scene, documented the loss, and adjusted the claimed amounts. Proper notice of claim was given, and the claimant helped document the loss.