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Apr 9, 2013 11:50 PM by Connie Murphy

Colorado Springs settles former employee's lawsuit

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Colorado Springs has agreed to pay its former finance director $250,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging she was improperly fired.

A federal judge granted a motion TuesdayOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Colorado Springs has agreed to pay its former finance director $250,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging she was improperly fired.

A federal judge granted a motion Tuesday dismissing the lawsuit that Terri Velasquez filed in 2011. She had sought $1 million in damages over her dismissal. She contended she was fired after reporting concerns about financial mismanagement.

The city didn't admit to any wrongdoing or liability in agreeing to settle.

dismissing the lawsuit that Terri Velasquez filed in 2011. She had sought $1 million in damages over her dismissal. She contended she was fired after reporting concerns about financial mismanagement.

The city didn't admit to any wrongdoing or liability in agreeing to settle.

 

 

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