Sweeney v. Montgomery County Board of Education et al
ORDERED as follows: 1) The 16 Joint Motion for Approval of Settlement and Dismissal With Prejudice, is GRANTED; 2) This case is DISMISSED with prejudice, in its entirety, with each party will bear its or their own costs; 3) The court shall retain jurisdiction over this case only for the purpose of enforcing the Parties' Agreement. Signed by Honorable Judge W. Harold Albritton, III on 7/31/2015. (furn: calendar, eb)(term: PTC for 02/04/2016; Jury Trial for 03/07/2016) (wcl, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
MARY T. SWEENEY,
) CIVIL ACTION NO. 2:15cv68-WHA
MONTGOMERY COUNTY BOARD OF
EDUCATION, MARGARET TAYLOR)
ALLEN, individually and in her official
capacity as Superintendent of Montgomery
County Board of Education, LESA KEITH,
ELEANOR LEWIS DAWKINS, MELISSA B.)
SNOWDEN, MARY BRIERS, BEVERLY
ROSS, W. DURDEN DEAN, and ROBERT )
PORTERFIELD, in their individual and
official capacities as Board Members of the
Montgomery County Board of Education.
This cause is before the court on a Joint Motion for Approval of Settlement and Dismissal
With Prejudice (Doc. #16).
Upon reviewing the Motion, and reviewing the terms of the Settlement Agreement and
Release of all Claims filed with the court (Doc. #17), this court is of the opinion that there are bona
fide disputes over provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C. '201, and that the
settlement is a fair and reasonable resolution of such bona fide disputes and should be approved by
this court. See Lynn=s Food Stores, Inc. v. U.S., 679 F.2d 1350, 1355 (11th Cir. 1982).
Therefore, it is hereby ORDERED as follows:
1. The Joint Motion for Approval of Settlement and Dismissal With Prejudice (Doc. #16),
2. This case is DISMISSED with prejudice, in its entirety, with each party will bear its or
their own costs.
3. The court shall retain jurisdiction over this case only for the purpose of enforcing the
Done this 31st day of July, 2015.
/s/ W. Harold Albritton
W. HAROLD ALBRITTON
SENIOR UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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