Jourdanton council approves partial settlement for pool of $1.2 million

Jourdanton City Pool

Jourdanton City Pool

The Jourdanton City Council unanimously approved a partial settlement for damages to the city complex swimming pool, for the amount of $1,225,000. The decision was part of the special called meeting on Monday, May 6.

The motion was made by council member Karen Pesek and seconded by council member Johnetta Goetzel. Also approving the decision were council members Jack Harrison, Chester Gonzales and Raul Morales.

Morales thanked everyone on the council for their patience in getting this resolved.

Before the vote on the item, council met in closed session with their attorney to receive legal advice regarding pending or contemplated litigation, a settlement offer, or on a matter in which the duty of the attorney to the gov- ernmental body under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas directly conflicts with this chapter, to include the following matters: a.) Discussion and update regarding City of Jourdanton Plaintiff, vs. Slay Engineering/ Texas Multi-Chem/Huser Construction LLC and North American Specialty Insurance Company, Defendants.

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