IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
June 18, 2012
HONORABLE JOHN M. MCHUGH, SECRETARY OF THE ARMY, DEFENDANT.
REQUST FOR 30-DAY EXTENSION OF TIME TO FILE SETTLEMENTAGREEMENT AND DISMISSAL DOCUMENTS; ORDER
On April 2, 2012, the parties reached a settlement resolving the above-captioned matter after a settlement conference with the Honorable Dale A. Drozd, and the Court ordered that settlement agreement and dismissal documents were to be filed within seventy-five days of that date, which is Saturday, June 16, 2012. Thereafter, the parties executed a written settlement agreement. The Secretary, through the Army Corps of Engineers, has been working to complete its obligations under the settlement agreement. Unfortunately, despite due diligence, those items have not yet been completed. The Secretary, through the undersigned, has informed Plaintiff's counsel about this unfortunate situation and that the Secretary would be seeking a 30-day extension of time to complete the process. Plaintiff, graciously, does not oppose the Secretary's request. The Secretary apologizes to the Plaintiff, her counsel, and the Court with respect to any inconvenience caused by this situation.
Request for Extension to File Settlement and Dismissal Documents; Order Wherefore, for the reasons stated above, the Secretary respectfully requests that the Secretary be granted a thirty-day extension of time to file the settlement agreement and dismissal documents in this matter.
Respectfully submitted, Dated: June 15, 2012 BENJAMIN B. WAGNER United States Attorney By: /s/ Todd A. Pickles TODD A. PICKLES Assistant U.S. Attorney
This matter came before the Court on the Secretary of the Army's Request a 30-Day Extension to File Settlement Agreement and Dismissal Documents. For good cause showing, the Court hereby grants the extension. The Secretary shall file the settlement and dismissal documents in this case by thirty days of the date of this Order.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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