4.2 The reason for holding a closed session is for the purpose of conferring with and/or receiving advice from the City's legal counsel regarding the following pending litigation to which the City is a party:
City of Palmdale v. Rodney Bruce, et al.
Los Angeles County Superior Court
Case No. MC 027 808
This closed session is being held pursuant to the authority of California Government Code Sections 54956.9(a) and 54956.9(d)(1).
Closed session is recommended because the City will assess the merits and weaknesses of these matters and consider the City's perspective. Based on existing facts and circumstances it is the opinion of the City Attorney that it would prejudice the position of the City to discuss this matter in public.