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CLOSED SESSION 2

MEMORANDUM FROM THE GENERAL COUNSEL
CONCERNING A CLOSED SESSION BEFORE
THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

TO: Honorable Chair and Redevelopment Agency Members

FROM: Damien Brower, General Counsel

SUBJECT: Closed Session – Anticipated Litigation [Government Code §54956.9(c)]

Case Name: Two Potential Cases

A closed session will be held on July 24, 2007, for the purpose of conferring with and/or receiving advice from your legal counsel concerning anticipated litigation. Based on existing facts and circumstances and the advice of its legal counsel, the Redevelopment Agency is deciding whether to initiate litigation. [Gov’t. Code §54956.9(c)]

If the Redevelopment Agency authorizes the General Counsel to defend, or seek or refrain from seeking appellate review or relief, this determination shall be disclosed immediately following this closed session. If the Redevelopment Agency authorizes initiation or intervention, such authorization shall be disclosed immediately following this closed session and the public advised that the action, defendants and other particulars may be disclosed upon request after the action is formally commenced. [Gov’t. Code §54957.1(a)(2)].

If the Redevelopment Agency accepts a settlement offer signed by the opposing party, the substance of the settlement shall be disclosed immediately following this closed session. [Gov’t. Code §54957.1(a)(3)(A)].

Any disclosures shall include the vote or abstention of each member.

Dated: July 19, 2007.

Damien Brower
General Counsel

 

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