Rancho Palos Verdes City Council
   

TO: HONORABLE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS

FROM: ASSISTANT TO THE CITY MANAGER

DATE: NOVEMBER 5, 2003

SUBJECT: CLAIM AGAINST THE CITY BY JOSEPH PELEZZARE

RECOMMENDATION

Reject the claim and direct staff to notify the claimant.

BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

The claimant, Joseph Pelezzare alleges private property damage due to a tree falling down on his fence on September 25, 2003. The city’s contractor, Damon Construction, allegedly trimmed the roots of the tree while repairing a sidewalk a month before the date of the claim incident. The claim amount is $1,781.03 for fence repairs and tree debris removal expenses. A copy of the claim is attached.

The City’s Claims Administrator, Carl Warren & Company has advised the City to reject the claim.

FISCAL IMPACT

None associated with this report.

PREPARED BY

Gina Park

Assistant to the City Manager

APPROVED BY

Les Evans

City Manager

Attachment: claim