La Crosse's City Council has a busy night .
after having to postpone its meeting last week.
The meeting was originally scheduled for last Thursday
but had to be re-scheduled when the notice for the
meeting wasn't sent out in time.
One of the biggest items on the agenda was a settlement
with a former La Crosse Police officer .
who previously filed a federal lawsuit against the
Tony Clark accused the department of racial discrimination
and harrassment .
as well as retaliating against him after he filed
the council voted to approve a 50-thousand dollar
settlement with Clark.
As part of the settlement .
Clark will drop the federal lawsuit .
and his pursuit of disability benefits.
In return .
the city will purge all disciplinary records against
The terms of the agreement stress the settlement is
*not* an admission of guilt for the city.