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File #: 23-0224    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Financial Authorization Status: Passed
File created: 12/29/2022 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 1/10/2023 Final action: 1/10/2023
Title: Request for approval of orders authorizing acceptance of payments in connection with settlement of damages to county equipment and property in the total amount of $5,582,373 and four workers' compensation recoveries in the total amount of $48,609; tort claim and other settlement recommendations in the amount of $34,328; denial of 25 claims; claims for damages received; and that the County Judge execute one release in exchange for payment to the county in the amount of $68 in connection with a property damage claim.

Department: Human Resources and Risk Management

Department Head/Elected Official: Shain Carrizal

 

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA

Type of Request: Financial Authorization

 

Project ID (if applicable): N/A

Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): N/A

 

MWDBE Contracted Goal (if applicable): N/A

MWDBE Current Participation (if applicable): N/A

Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal:  N/A - Goal not applicable to request

 

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):

title

Request for approval of orders authorizing acceptance of payments in connection with settlement of damages to county equipment and property in the total amount of $5,582,373 and four workers’ compensation recoveries in the total amount of $48,609; tort claim and other settlement recommendations in the amount of $34,328; denial of 25 claims; claims for damages received; and that the County Judge execute one release in exchange for payment to the county in the amount of $68 in connection with a property damage claim.

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Background and Discussion:

This routine item includes payments recovered for damages to county property or injury to personnel as well as payments made to third parties for damages to property or bodily injury.  A list of claims for damages and denial of claims has been included.

 

Expected Impact:

Recoveries from third party property damages and bodily injury exceed the overall funds that will be paid during this reporting period.

 

Alternative Options: N/A

 

Alignment with Goal(s):

_ Justice and Safety

_ Economic Opportunity

_ Housing

_ Public Health

_ Transportation

_ Flooding

_ Environment

X Governance and Customer Service

 

Prior Court Action (if any):

Date

Agenda Item #

Action Taken

N/A

 

 

 

Location:

Address (if applicable): N/A

Precinct(s): Countywide

 

Fiscal and Personnel Summary

Service Name

Torts

 

FY 23

FY 24

Next 3 FYs

Incremental Expenditures (do NOT write values in thousands or millions)

Labor Expenditures

$

$

$

Non-Labor Expenditures

$34,328

$

$

Total Incremental Expenditures

$34,328

$

$

Funding Sources (do NOT write values in thousands or millions)

Existing Budget

1000 - General Fund

$34,328

$

$

Choose an item.

$

$

$

Choose an item.

$

$

$

Total Current Budget

$34,328

$

$

Additional Budget Requested

Choose an item.

$

$

$

Choose an item.

$

$

$

Choose an item.

$

$

$

Total Additional Budget Requested

$

$

$

Total Funding Sources

$34,328

$

$

Personnel (Fill out section only if requesting new PCNs)

Current Position Count for Service

-

-

-

Additional Positions Requested

-

-

-

Total Personnel

-

-

-

 

Anticipated Court Date: January 10, 2023

Anticipated Implementation Date (if different from Court date): N/A

Emergency/Disaster Recovery Note: Not an emergency, disaster, or COVID-19 related item

Contact(s) name, title, department: Gala Bryant, RM Coordinator, Human Resources & Risk Management

Attachments (if applicable): Claim Recoveries, Settlement, Denials and Claims Received and Release Report