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File #: RES 20-312    Version: 1 Name: Catrina Hooper Settement Agreement and Release
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 2/19/2020
Title: Approving the Settlement Agreement and Release between the City of Saint Paul, Catrina Hooper and her attorneys, Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. Settlement Agreement & Release, 2. Financial Analysis, 3. Administrative Code 3.02

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Approving the Settlement Agreement and Release between the City of Saint Paul, Catrina Hooper and her attorneys, Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid.

 

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RESOLVED, that upon execution and delivery of a release in full to the City of Saint Paul, the proper City officials are hereby authorized and directed to pay out of the Tort Liability Fund 10017405-74205 to Catrina Hooper and her attorneys, Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid, the total sum of Ninety-Five Thousand Dollars and no cents ($95,000.00) in full and final settlement of the pending federal-court matter of Catrina Hooper v. City of Saint Paul¸ Court File No. 17-CV-03442 (D. Minn.) and the related state-court matter of Catrina Hooper v. City of Saint Paul (Ramsey County Dist. Ct.), which has not been filed with the court, for damages and attorneys’ fees arising from Ms. Hooper’s interactions with the Saint Paul Police Department between September 25, 2014 and October 10, 2014.