Chapter 3.72 Committee on Claims


3.72.010 Created - Members - Meetings.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 132014 and 163439, effective Sept. 5, 1990.)

A. Created. A Committee to be known as the "Committee on Claims" is hereby created for the purpose of considering fair and moral claims against the City not covered by insurance and making recommendations concerning the claims to the City Council.

B. Members. This Committee shall consist of two members of the City Council appointed by the Mayor, one of whom shall be designated Chairman, and the City Auditor. The Risk Manager shall meet with the Committee, without power of vote, and serve as Secretary.

C. Meetings. The Committee shall meet at times designated by the Chairman.


3.72.020 Presentation of Claims.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 163439, effective Sept. 5, 1990.) All fair and moral claims against the City shall be presented to the Risk Manager. Presentation to the Risk Manager shall for all legal purposes be regarded as presentment to the Council of the City. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as repealing or modifying any of the provisions of Sections 1-106 and 1-107 of the Charter.


3.72.030 Consideration of Claims Not Covered by Insurance.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 163439, effective Sept. 5, 1990.) The Risk Manager shall investigate and process all fair and moral claims against the City. The Risk manager shall present to the meeting of the Committee on Claims all facts and evidence gathered. The Committee shall make a recommendation on all claims presented and the same shall be transmitted to the Council for their consideration and final decision.


3.72.040 Claims Covered by Insurance.

(Repealed by Ordinance No. 163439, effective Sept. 5, 1990.)