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File #: 19-840    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/26/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/3/2019 Final action: 9/3/2019
Title: Adopt a resolution approving the settlement agreement between the Walgrens and the City of Naperville.
Attachments: 1. Walgren Settlement Resolution, 2. Walgren Signed Release

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM

 

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Adopt a resolution approving the settlement agreement between the Walgrens and the City of Naperville.

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DEPARTMENT:                     Legal Department

 

SUBMITTED BY:                     Michael DiSanto, City Attorney

 

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
N/A

 

BACKGROUND:

On July 26, 2017, Douglas Walgren, individually and as independent administrator of the estate of Corey Walgren, deceased, and Maureen Walgren filed a lawsuit in the Northern District of Illinois against the City and one of its employees and District 203 and two of its employees alleging federal and state law claims stemming from the death of decedent Corey Walgren.

 

DISCUSSION:

After the Walgrens’ claims were dismissed with prejudice by the U.S. District Court and the Walgrens appealed, the City and District 203 reached a settlement with the Walgrens subject to City Council approval. The attached resolution approves the settlement agreement.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

The City will make a one-time payment to Walgrens and their attorneys for $125,000.00.