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Meeting Name: Legal and Claims Committee Agenda status: Final - Revised 1
Meeting date/time: 8/16/2022 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Meeting Delayed
08:30 a.m. Adj. A&E 10:30 a.m. Adj. OP&T 11:30 a.m. Adj. RPA&M 01:00 p.m. Adj. L&C 01:30 p.m. Adj. BOD
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available Meeting Extra1: Not available  
Agenda packet: Agenda Packet Agenda Packet
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
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21-1414 A.Manager ReportGeneral Counsel's report of monthly activities   Action details Video Video
21-1413 A.MinutesApproval of the Minutes of the Meeting of the Legal and Claims Committee held July 12, 2022approved  Action details Video Video
21-1423 7-16Board Letter for ActionReport on legal claims alleging equal employment opportunity violations; and authorize an increase in the maximum amount payable under four contracts with Seyfarth Shaw LLP, for legal services as follows: Agreement No. 201897 by $100,000 to an amount not to exceed $200,000; Agreement No. 203436 by $250,000 to an amount not to exceed $350,000; Agreement No. 203454 by $60,000 to an amount not to exceed $160,000; and Agreement No. 203455 by $75,000 to an amount not to exceed $175,000; the General Manager has determined the proposed action is exempt or otherwise not subject to CEQA. [Conference with legal counsel – anticipated litigation; based on existing facts and circumstances of receipt of four legal claims threatening litigation, there is significant exposure to litigation against Metropolitan: four potential cases; to be heard in closed session pursuant to Gov. Code Section 54956.9(d)(2)]. [REVISED SUBJECT] approvedPass Roll call Video Video