01-0423R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PAYMENT OF $14,683.67 IN SETTLEMENT OF ALL CLAIMS OF MARK AND MICHELE KOHOUT ARISING OUT OF A SEWER BACKUP ON MARCH 8, 2001.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        BE IT RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are authorized to pay $14,683.67 to Mark and Michele Kohout in settlement of all claims arising out of a sewer backup on March 8, 2001; payment to be made from self insurance fund.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  Claimants own property located at 204 Norton Street in Duluth. On or about March 8, 2001, there was a sewer backup. The cause of the backup was a blockage in the city line. Proper notice of claim was given. The loss was investigated. The initial demand of $15,988.84 has been adjusted to the agreed upon amount of $14,683.67.