JANUARY 24, 2005 CLAIMS AGAINST THE CITY BY CHARLES BRUMBAUGH JANUARY 24, 2005 CLAIMS AGAINST THE CITY BY CHARLES BRUMBAUGH

TO: HONORABLE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS

FROM: ASSISTANT TO THE CITY MANAGER

DATE: JANUARY 24, 2005

SUBJECT: CLAIMS AGAINST THE CITY BY CHARLES BRUMBAUGH

 

RECOMMENDATION

Reject the claims and direct staff to notify the claimant.

BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

The claimant alleges that city officials defamed Charles Brumbaugh in their statements in the June 24, 2004 issue of the Palos Verdes Peninsula News. The claim for damages is $25,000,000. 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