News Update!!: Needles, CA: Lawsuit not filed relating to City of Needles’ annexing into the San Bernardino County Fire District complaint.

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News Update!!: Needles, CA: Lawsuit not filed relating to City of Needles’ annexing into the San Bernardino County Fire District complaint.

ZachNews has the latest information regarding anticipated litigation relating to a complaint being filed in regards to the City of Needles’ annexing into the San Bernardino County Fire District.

According to the City if Needles, the reported the lawsuit expected to be filed Wednesday morning was not filed and no further action is being taken at the moment.

Needles City Attorney John Pinkney went to the courthouse in San Bernardino, California on Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 and by early afternoon, news of the not filing was reported by to the City of Needles.

The City of Needles’ annexing into the San Bernardino County Fire District is expected to be completed in about 10 days.

This issue came up as the Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting, held on Tuesday, June 28th, 2016, began inside the Needles City Council Chambers in Needles, California.

A late add on executive session agenda item came up just before Agenda Item #7 was taken up.

Members of the Needles City Council met during this late add on executive session agenda item regarding anticipated litigation relating to a complaint being filed in regards to the City of Needles’ annexing into the San Bernardino County Fire District.

A court hearing is scheduled to be held in San Bernardino, California on Wednesday, June 29th, 2016.

Members of the Needles City Council were allowed to meet and take action on the agenda item because members of the Needles City Council did not receive notice of the complaint until after the Needles City Council’s agenda was noticed and posted to the public.

After the late add on executive session was held, Needles City Attorney announced what reportable action was taken.

Members of the Needles City Council unanimously approved defending against the lawsuit, to assert appropriate affirmative defenses, and any cross claims the City of Needles has against the plaintiffs.

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