City of New Rochelle, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of New Rochelle 12-18-1979 by Ord. No. 298-1979. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
General financial provisions — See Charter, Art. XII.
Hearings on invalid or illegal claims — See Charter, Section 193.

§ 20-1 Method.

The City Manager is hereby authorized and empowered to cause the settlement of all claims and causes of action for or against the City in the following manner:
A. 
Where a claim or cause of action for the City does not exceed the sum of $5,000, settlement in any lesser sums may be made upon the recommendation of the Director of Law and the approval of the City Manager.
B. 
Where a claim or cause of action against the City is subject to settlement for $5,000 or less, settlement may be made upon the recommendation of the Director of Law and the approval of the City Manager.

§ 20-2 Retroactivity.

This chapter shall be retroactive to the extent that all compromises and settlements of claims and causes of action for or against the City heretofore made are hereby validated and confirmed.