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LATER TODAY: City leaders to decide on settlement, haunted house

3 years 2 months 4 weeks ago June 26, 2013 Jun 26, 2013 Wednesday, June 26 2013 June 26, 2013 8:00 AM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Trey Schmaltz

BATON ROUGE- City leaders will decide on a list of controversial issues at Wednesday's Metro Council Meeting.

Among the items on the agenda, a $30,000 settlement dealing with an allegation of police excessive force. Melinda Morris sued the city after an incident with Sgt. Robert Schilling. Morris claimed Schilling pulled her by her hair. Baton Rouge Police maintain Morris hit the officer first.

Council members are also set to decide on if a new haunted house can be built in Central. 13th Gate creators want to build a facility at the intersection of Joor Road and Mickens Road.

Other issues scheduled for discussion include transferring money from city community center accounts to Mayor Kip Holden's budget and a resolution opposing a landfill on Brooklawn.

Metro Council begins at 4 p.m. Follow the meeting check WBRZ.com for updates and watch WBRZ News 2 at 10:00 for more.
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