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Ord 58-2011 10/4/2011ORDINANCE NO. 58 -2011 Ordinance Appropriating $55,000 From General Fund Reserves To The 2011 -12 Budget For The Settlement Of City Of Wichita Falls V. Steve Fontenot And Civil Service Issues Related Thereto, Authorizing The Execution Of Settlement Documents, Declaring An Emergency, And Providing An Effective Date WHEREAS, the City's 2011 -12 budget includes $25,000 for miscellaneous court costs and legal settlements throughout the fiscal year; and WHEREAS, the City Council desires to settle a court case in the amount of $55,000. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, THAT: 1. The sum of $55,000 is appropriated from General Fund Reserves to the City's Fiscal Year 2011 -12 budget to provide for the settlement of City of Wichita Falls vs. Steve Fontenot and civil service issues related thereto. 2. City Staff is authorized to execute documents necessary to settle the aforementioned suit and civil service issues related thereto, in a form to be approved by the City Attorney. 3. It is hereby found and determined that the subject matter of this ordinance affects the public health, safety, and general welfare of the citizens of Wichita Falls and that immediate effectiveness of this ordinance is necessary to provide for the position held by the police officer at issue herein to be filled; therefore, this ordinance is declared to be an emergency measure and shall become effective immediately upon its passage. PASSED AND APPROVED this the 4th day of October 2011. x llf-�L MAYOR PRO TEM ATTF ST•