BY COUNCILORS GILBERT AND STEWART:
BE IT RESOLVED, that the city attorney is authorized to obtain court approval, execute and implement a consent decree in substantially the form, and containing the terms and conditions, of that document on file with the clerk as Public Document No. __________, which will settle and resolve the lawsuit of MCLU, et al. v. City of Duluth, et al., Case No. 04-1079JMR/RLE, and carry out the directive of Resolution No. 04-0307.
OF PURPOSE: This resolution approves the settlement of the
lawsuit over the Ten Commandments artifact. It approves settlement by
consent decree, which is an order of the federal court that approves and
implements the settlement. The terms of settlement include: