The City of Mercer Island paid one million dollars to its former Deputy City Manager to settle her discrimination and retaliation claims. Additionally, the City was ordered to pay $185,000 by federal court for Public Record Act violations. Ms. Lindell had alleged that Mercer Island terminated her employment in retaliation for reporting violations of City policy and state and federal law. 2011.
Judge Fines City $90,560 for Public Records Act Violations-Mercer Island Patch
City Reaches Settlement in $1 Million Lindell Sex Discrimination Case-Mercer Island Patch
Lindell lawsuit ends, Settlement announced-Seattle PI