"There are some differences in coverage on the optional quote," Crawford explained. "You can't ever get an 'apples to apples' quote on those, but not much difference at all."
While AAR isn't seeking damages, just injunctive relief to prohibit local prosecution, the case is still pending and Hatfield said he's racked up
"I feel like it should have been the burden of the insurance company to shoulder," Hatfield said, "not our taxpayers."
Meanwhile, his counterpart in
Crawford said that OneBeacon had never offered non-monetary loss coverage, nor did Travelers, but Brit Global offers a small amount. "When we have shopped the market, we've looked for additional coverage there," he added.
Hatfield argued there is monetary loss with the suit. "This court's having to pick up for it," he said. "I understand if there's no coverage but I also understand KACo covered."
The county attorney went on to say that the organization had contacted him and would have allowed
"I'm not promoting changing anything," Hatfield concluded. "I'm just stating facts....Maybe that is something that can be negotiated in the next contract because there are lawsuits involving declarations and seeking injunctive relief for us doing our jobs. Those should be covered by any insurance company that's going to cover public servants."
District 2 Magistrate
The county also opted for a lower premium on cyber liability -- from
The county got some brighter news regarding workers' compensation through KEMI (
Magistrates also approved
As both Neikirk and Crawford had needed the court to vote that day, District 4 Magistrate
In other business, fiscal court:
--accepted the sole bid for demolition of the old
--approved the appointment of
--surplussed a 2008 Chevrolet Impala on behalf of the
--approved advertising for a part-time employee at the
--observed a moment of silence in honor of former Judge-Executive
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