approves settlement with Bracco
GREAT FALLS -- Cascade County Commissioners signed a settlement agreement on Thursday morning in a lawsuit filed by former Montana ExpoPark general manager Lisa Bracco.
Bracco signed the document on Wednesday; commissioners Bill Salina, Joe Briggs, and Jane Weber signed it on Thursday.
As a result, the County has withdrawn Bracco's
May 19th termination and will allow her
to resign; this will also allow Bracco
to file for unemployment if she
In addition, the settlement means that Bracco
will drop a wrongful termination lawsuit against Cascade County
The County and Bracco
issued the following joint statement as part of the settlement:
and Lisa Bracco
have reached a resolution regarding all claims and litigation related to Ms. Bracco's
Employment with the County.
(June 10, 2014) Lisa Bracco, the former general manager of Montana ExpoPark, made her first appearance in court for the lawsuit she filed against Cascade County Commissioners.
filed the wrongful termination suit after she
was fired May 19th.
firing came during a criminal investigation of the ExpoPark, but there has been no explanation and no official link made between the ongoing investigation and Bracco's termination.
On Tuesday, attorneys from both sides indicated that a possible settlement had been reached Bracco
and the County.
Attorneys for Bracco
included the termination letter when they filed the suit.