August 20, 2019, Closed Session Votes

Publish Date 08/27/2019

Below are the votes from the closed session of the Board of Police Commissioners meeting on August 20, 2019. 

Following a motion by Commissioner Tolbert and a second by Commissioner Wagner, the Board voted to go into closed session to discuss litigation matters, personnel matters and labor negotiations.  The vote was 5-0 in favor.  Following polling, Mayor Lucas voted Aye, Commissioner Garrett voted Aye, Commissioner Shurin voted Aye, Commissioner Tolbert voted Aye, and Commissioner Wagner voted Aye. 

Following a motion by Commissioner Shurin and a second by Mayor Lucas, the Board voted to authorize certain settlement authority in the case of Prince v. Viesselman, in an amount not to exceed $___.[1]  The vote was 5-0 in favor.  Following polling, Mayor Lucas voted Aye, Commissioner Garrett voted Aye, Commissioner Shurin voted Aye, Commissioner Tolbert voted Aye, and Commissioner Wagner voted Aye. 

Following a motion by Commissioner Tolbert and a second by Mayor Lucas, the Board voted to authorize certain settlement authority in the case of ZJ v. BOPC, in an amount not to exceed $___.[2]  The vote was 5-0 in favor.  Following polling, Mayor Lucas voted Aye, Commissioner Garrett voted Aye, Commissioner Shurin voted Aye, Commissioner Tolbert voted Aye, and Commissioner Wagner voted Aye.

Mayor Lucas left the meeting at 2:45 p.m. 

Following a motion by Commissioner Wagner and a second by Commissioner Tolbert, the Board voted to approve the applications for continued employment of Police Officer John Wilson, Civilian Patricia Doolin, and Reserve Sergeant Dwight Rhodes.  The vote was 4-0 in favor.  Following polling,  Commissioner Garrett voted Aye, Commissioner Shurin voted Aye, Commissioner Tolbert voted Aye, and Commissioner Wagner voted Aye. 

Following a motion by Commissioner Shurin and a second by Commissioner Wagner, the Board voted to approve the Duty Related Disability Retirement of xxxx [Name redacted for privacy and confidentiality reasons].  The vote was 4-0 in favor.  Following polling, Commissioner Garrett voted Aye, Commissioner Shurin voted Aye, Commissioner Tolbert voted Aye, and Commissioner Wagner voted Aye. 

Following a motion by Commissioner Tolbert and a second by Commissioner Wagner, the Board voted to approve the Duty Related Disability Retirement of xxxx [Name redacted for privacy and confidentiality reasons].  The vote was 4-0 in favor.  Following polling, Commissioner Garrett voted Aye, Commissioner Shurin voted Aye, Commissioner Tolbert voted Aye, and Commissioner Wagner voted Aye. 

Following a motion by Commissioner Tolbert and a second by Commissioner Shurin, the Board voted to approve the minutes of the closed session of the Board of Police Commissioners on July 9, 2019.  The vote was 4-0 in favor.  Following polling, Commissioner Garrett voted Aye, Commissioner Shurin voted Aye, Commissioner Tolbert voted Aye, and Commissioner Wagner voted Aye. 

Following a motion by Commissioner Shurin and a second by Commissioner Wagner, the Board voted to go into special closed session to discuss personnel matters.  The vote was 4-0 in favor.  Following polling, Commissioner Garrett voted Aye, Commissioner Shurin voted Aye, Commissioner Tolbert voted Aye, and Commissioner Wagner voted Aye. 

Following a motion by Commissioner Shurin and a second by Commissioner Wagner, the Board voted to increase Chief Richard C. Smith’s salary to $189,000, effective August 1, 2019.  The vote was 4-0 in favor.  Following polling, Commissioner Garrett voted Aye, Commissioner Shurin voted Aye, Commissioner Tolbert voted Aye, and Commissioner Wagner voted Aye. 

Following a motion by Commissioner Tolbert and a second by Commissioner Wagner, the Board voted to come out of special closed session and adjourn.  The vote was 4-0 in favor.  Following polling, Commissioner Garrett voted Aye, Commissioner Shurin voted Aye, Commissioner Tolbert voted Aye, and Commissioner Wagner voted Aye. 

The Board adjourned at 3:50 p.m.

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