City of Odessa pays $30,000 settlement in Larry Long case

City of Odessa pays $30,000 settlement in Larry Long case
(Source: City of Odessa)

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - The City of Odessa has paid $30,000 settlement to a legal assistant who accused former City Attorney Larry Long of sexual harassment.

Officials with the city tell us they hired a law firm back in 2017 to handle the claim and the settlement was considered to be in the best interest of the city and the accuser.

Long submitted a letter of resignation back in November 2017 and his resignation became effective this past February.

Back in 2007, Long was suspended for 30 days after city officials revealed that his suspension had to do with harassment on the job. He also had to complete 10 hours of sensitivity training.

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