Multnomah County - Agenda Authorizing Settlement of Millner v. Multnomah County, Diabetes, 2013-14
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MULTNOMAH COUNTY AGENDA PLACEMENT REQUEST (Revised: 09/23/13) Board Clerk Use Only Agenda Title: Meeting Date: 1/9/14 Agenda Item #: Est. Start Time: R.7 10:30 am Date Submitted: 12/23/13 Authorizing Settlement of Millner v. Multnomah County, et al United States District Court Case No. 13-01689-MO Requested Meeting Date: January 9, 2014 Time Needed: 5 minutes Department: Non-Departmental Division: County Attorney Contact(s): Jenny M. Madkour Phone: 503/988-3138 I/O Address: 503/500 Ext. 83138 Presenter Name(s) & Title(s): B. Andrew Jones, Assistant County Attorney General Information 1. What action are you requesting from the Board? Approve settlement of $260,000.00 2. Please provide sufficient background information for the Board and the public to understand this issue. Please note which Program Offer this action affects and how it impacts the results. Franklin Millner v. Multnomah County, et al is a claim by a former Multnomah County inmate involving federal and state claims arising out of his time in County custody. This settlement fully resolves the dispute between the parties and the County Attorney believes that this settlement is in the best interest of the County. 3. Explain the fiscal impact (current year and ongoing). N/A 4. Explain any legal and/or policy issues involved. On December 18, 2003, the Board adopted Resolution 03-171 delegating authority to the County Attorney to settle claims and litigation against the County or its employees in amounts up to $25,000 per case. The County Attorney must obtain board approval for all settlements of over $25,000. 5. Explain any citizen and/or other government participation that has or will take place. N/A Required Signature Elected Official or Department/ Agency Director: Jenny Madkour /s/ Date: 12/23/13