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File #: 2020-179    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: New Business
File created: 5/22/2020 In control: Board of Directors
On agenda: 5/27/2020 Final action: 5/27/2020
Title: Settlement Approval-- GLWA v Reliable Resource Automotive LLC, et al.; 18-006885-CC
Sponsors: Randal Brown
Indexes: General Counsel


Settlement Approval-- GLWA v Reliable Resource Automotive LLC, et al.; 18-006885-CC



Agenda of:                      May 27, 2020

Item No.:                     2020-179

Amount:                     N/A                                                                                                                                                                                                                  


TO:                                          The Honorable

Board of Directors

Great Lakes Water Authority


FROM:                     Randal M. Brown, General Counsel


DATE:                     May 22, 2020


RE:                     Settlement Approval: GLWA v Reliable Resource Automotive LLC, et al.; 18-006885-CC                                          



Upon recommendation and opinion of Randal M. Brown, General Counsel, the Legal Committee recommends to the Board of Directors (Board) for the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA):


1)                     To settle the matter of GLWA v Red Cap Distribution Center, Inc.; Red Cap Transportation, Inc. and C2 Transport, Inc. consistent with an attorney-client communication; and


To authorize the Chief Executive Officer to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote. 



This property is needed by Wastewater Operations to complete the Water Resource Recovery Facility’s Third Electrical Feed. Through a facilitation, a settlement of $179,300, inclusive of interest, attorney fees and expert’s fees, was reached. The settlement is subject to full Board approval.



This purchase was anticipated in Wastewater Operations Budget.


The matter is being presented to the Legal Committee at its May 27, 2020 Meeting.


This item does not impact the Shared Services Agreement.