4.3 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 certain existing facts and circumstances that constitute a significant exposure to litigation against the City. The existing facts and circumstances that constitute a significant exposure to litigation are detailed in the following claim received by the City, which is available for public inspection pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.5:
Claimant: Vincent Dino
City Claim No.: 2020-042
Date Filed: July 28, 2020
Date of Loss: May 23, 2020
Closed session is recommended because the City will assess the merits of this matter 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.