Leander to pursue settlement with former city manager


Editor’s note: This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

The city of Leander is moving forward with a settlement agreement in the litigation involving its former city manager Kent Cagle.

Leander City Council voted unanimously Sept. 5 to authorize the execution of a settlement agreement with Cagle.

The terms and conditions of the agreement have not yet been disclosed, according to city spokesperson Mike Neu.

Cagle, who was fired May 20, filed a lawsuit against the city of Leander Aug. 9. The lawsuit stated Cagle was seeking more than $1 million, claiming breach of contract and a violation of the Texas Whistleblower Act. A mediation between the city and Cagle took place Sept. 3.

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Marisa Charpentier
Marisa Charpentier joined Community Impact in September 2018. After working as an intern, she became a reporter for the Cedar Park | Leander edition in October 2018. Charpentier graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with degrees in journalism and Plan II Honors.
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