Garfield County settles St. Paul Sober Living litigation

PRESS RELEASE
February 11, 2014

GARFIELD COUNTY, CO – The Garfield County Board of Commissioners Monday directed county attorney Frank Hutfless to conclude final negotiations of settlement for the St. Paul Sober Living, L.L.C., et al, vs. Board of County Commissioners of Garfield County case.

The case alleged federal fair housing violations in February, 2011. The settlement closes litigation on this case and dismisses a pending state case the plaintiffs filed as well, extinguishing all further claims.

The commission chair was directed to sign all necessary or required documents, and the attorney was directed to confer with the county finance director to take actions necessary to make funds available for the settlement.

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