The Leon County College Board (LCSB), on the advice of Superintendent Rocky Hanna, voted to approve a mediated settlement settlement between LCS and and Training Logistics, Inc.(EDULOG).
TR reported in regards to the mediation again in January.
EdulLog was the seller concerned with the failed try and improve the LCS transportation system final fall. The system was imagined to be extra environment friendly and improve scholar security. Nonetheless, Superintendent Hanna ended the contract with EduLog final August, days after issues surfaced underneath the brand new system.
Hanna acknowledged that, ” Efficient instantly LCS will now not contract with EduLog to offer bus routing companies. The system failure which occurred the week earlier than the begin of faculty and the chaos it has created for our college students, mother or father and workers is fully unacceptable. “
The authorised settlement settlement included a $250,000 refund from EduLog to LCS. Nonetheless, the settlement language didn’t handle the quantity beforehand paid to EduLog from LCS for the transportation system. LCS paperwork from 2018 point out the primary yr value of the system was roughly $520,000. Feedback on the assembly indicated that LCS had paid roughly $475,000 earlier than cancelling the contract.
Underneath the settlement, LCS will proceed to make the most of the EduLog monitoring software program, pursuant to a 2008 settlement by means of June 2020. LCS will return to EduLog twelve (12) tablets it has in its possession inside twenty (20) days of the signing of the settlement settlement.
The settlement settlement additionally included a “Mutual Non -Disparagement” clause. The clause states, partially, the “events agree that from this time ahead they’ll chorus from making any defamatory or derogatory remarks in regards to the different, or any individual related with or representing the opposite.”
The agenda merchandise acknowledged that the proposed settlement “eliminates the danger, expense, disruption to employees, value, and costs related with protracted litigation associated to this dispute.”