Did the City make a secret settlement agreement with former City Manager Tarron Richardson? Emails strongly suggest so.
Email exchanges between lawyers, city officials, and city insurance company representatives suggest the two sides were negotiating.
Last month it was reported that former City Manager Tarron Richardson voluntarily dropped “with prejudice” the federal lawsuit he filed last year against Charlottesville City Council, and other city officials, but emails obtained through a recent FOIA request show that a secret settlement may have been reached.
Local reporting characterized the dismis…