Both have announced they will vote in favor of the settlement, which is expected to be supported unanimously by local governments that struck the deal with
Fire victims are scheduled to vote on the settlement later this month and in early May. A vote to reject the agreement wouldn't necessarily kill
"We are all connected, as we always have been and always will be," Fiske said. "People need to take their votes very, very seriously."
The money could go a long way toward easing
The city's initial claim or estimate of damages is confidential, a city spokeswoman said. Fiske noted the settlement was reached through a mediation process that required confidentiality about the making of the deal, though not its end result.
Current city data estimates the cost of more than two dozen projects to recover from the 2017 wildfires to be about
"We know we still need to fix those roads, and if we cannot get
The settlement and
Together, the city and county agencies, along with their attorneys, are set to receive more than 70% of the
Virtually all of the remainder of the
The county's share of the settlement will be split between the county and several agencies, including the
"If approved by the Court, the settlement is important as it ensures that
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