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Update: Starkville aldermen accept terms of settlement with Starkville Pride

Starkville leaders will have a special call meeting to discuss a potential settlement with Starkville Pride concerning March's pride parade, reports the Starkville Daily News.

Posted: May 24, 2018 4:35 PM
Updated: May 25, 2018 12:35 PM

Update 05/25/18 10:59 a.m. - Starkville Board of Aldermen has accepted the settlement with Starkville Pride concerning March's pride parade.
The settlement is worth $12,750.
Some of this would be for attorney fees. The decision was voted 4-1, with two aldermen not present. 
See the original post below.

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Starkville leaders will have a special call meeting to discuss a potential settlement with Starkville Pride concerning March's pride parade, reports the Starkville Daily News.

The meeting will take place on Friday, May 25 at 9 a.m. at Starkville City Hall.

Starkville Pride filed the lawsuit after the city's Board of Aldermen denied the organization's request to hold a parade in late March. However, the parade did take place after a reconsideration and tie-breaking vote by Starkville Mayor Lynn Spruill.

"If the board is in favor of the settlement proposal, we can go ahead and agree to it so that we are not incurring further legal costs," Spruill told the newspaper.

If an agreement is not reached, the legal fees with continue to grow.

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