Estate of David Rance Rossiter et al v. Board of County Commissioners of Arapahoe County, Colorado et al

Filing 29

MINUTE ORDER granting 27 Plaintiffs Stipulated Motion to VacateSettlement Conference Date. The Settlement Conference set for 03/11/2009 at 1:30 p.m. is vacated and RESET to 04/14/2009 at 2:00 p.m. in Courtroom C-204 by Magistrate Judge Kristen L. Mix(sah, )

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO Civil Action No. 08-cv-01661-LTB-KLM ESTATE OF DAVID RANCE ROSSITER, by Charles Rossiter and Erin Rossiter as CoPersonal Representatives, CHARLES ROSSITER, as Parent and Co-Personal Representative of the Estate of David Rance Rossiter, and ERIN ROSSITER, as Parent and Co-Personal Representative of the Estate of David Rance Rossiter, Plaintiffs, v. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF ARAPAHOE COUNTY, COLORADO, SHERIFF GRAYSON ROBINSON, in his individual and official capacity, and OFFICER DANIEL JOSEPH MONTANA, JR., in his individual capacity, Defendant(s). _____________________________________________________________________ MINUTE ORDER _____________________________________________________________________ ENTERED BY MAGISTRATE JUDGE KRISTEN L. MIX This matter is before the Court on Plaintiffs' Stipulated Motion to Vacate Settlement Conference Date [Docket No. 27; Filed March 2, 2009] (the "Motion"). As a preliminary matter, because the Motion is filed solely by Plaintiffs, the proper characterization of it is "unopposed" rather than "stipulated." IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Motion is GRANTED. The Settlement Conference set for March 11, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. is vacated and RESET to April 14, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. in Courtroom C-204, Second Floor, Byron G. Rogers United States Courthouse, 1929 Stout Street, Denver, Colorado. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that counsel shall have parties present who shall have full authority to negotiate all terms and demands presented by the case, and full authority to enter into a settlement agreement, including an adjustor if an insurance company is involved. "Full authority" means that the person who attends the settlement conference has the complete and unfettered capacity and authority to meet all terms or pay all amounts which are demanded or sought by any opposing party in the case without consulting with some other person, committee, or agency. No party shall be permitted to participate in the settlement conference by telephone, unless that party has obtained leave of court following the filing of an appropriate motion no later than five (5) business days prior to the settlement conference date. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the parties shall follow Magistrate Judge Mix's Instructions for Preparation of Confidential Settlement Statements, a copy of which is attached. Parties shall submit their Confidential Settlement Statement on or before April 7, 2009. Parties participating in ECF shall e-mail ONLY the Confidential Settlement Statement in PDF format to All additional settlement materials (e.g., depositions transcripts, exhibits, etc.) are to be submitted to the court as hard copies. Any additional material shall be delivered to the office of the Clerk of the Court or mailed directly to Magistrate Judge Mix in an envelope marked "Confidential and Private per Magistrate Judge Mix's Order." Parties not participating in ECF shall submit all materials as hard copies. Anyone seeking entry into the Alfred A. Arraj United States Courthouse or the Byron Rogers United States Courthouse will be required to show valid photo identification. See D.C.COLO.LCivR 83.2B. Dated: March 4, 2009

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