The Monticello City Council is expected to consider a recommendation Thursday night to permit Mayor Allen Maxwell to approve a settlement in a man’s 2009 lawsuit against the city an several police officers. Read the details of the case and negotiated settlement here.  The City Council meets at 6 p.m. at City Hall. The full agenda:

City Financial report—Finance Director Kimberly Fletcher
Monticello Economic Development Commission report —Executive Director Nita McDaniel
District Court report — Judge Ross
Park and Recreation Committee report — Karen Connelley
Consideration to approve minutes from the July 25 meeting
Consideration to approve a resolution authorize an Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism grant application
Consideration to approve a resolution to authorize the employment of legal counsel
Consideration to approve a resolution to authorize the employment of a bond underwriter
Consideration to approve a resolution to accept the donation of property
Consideration to approve a resolution to close a portion of West Pauline Street
Consideration to allow Mayor Allen Maxwell to approve a settlement for City of Monticello vs. Frances Colbert et al
Mayor’s Report