CLARK CO. (ECWd) –
UPDATED with video at bottom of page…
The Clark County Park District held a special board meeting this evening, June 26, 2014.
During pubic session, I asked if they had completed tallying up the costs, per former board member of the free items obtained from the district over the past several years. Ms. Yargas stated the district is continuing to work on that issue.
The board voted to enter into a settlement on the Open Meetings Act civil suit, Kirk Allen v. Clark County Park District. The details of the settlement include payment of the filing fees, summons service fees, and copying fees totaling $415.50. Prior to the vote, board member Wallace informed those present that each board member agreed to pay a portion of the costs so as not to burden the taxpayer with this expense. The board, at last weeks meeting, had approved an Open Meetings Act resolution that set rules for public comment, and approved a Freedom Of Information Act resolution approving FOIA procedures and appointing the district attorney, Kate Yargas as the FOIA Officer.
Immediately after approval authorizing the settlement, the park district attorney, Kate Yargas, tendered her resignation to the board, effective June 30, 2014, citing personal reasons to spend more time with her family. She was thanked for her service and a short discussion followed.
(Read settlement agreement here)
Vote to Settle Civil Suit: