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After brief discussion Tuesday, Brown County Commissioners unanimously approved filing a Proof of Claim in the Purdue Pharma LP Bankruptcy regarding ongoing opioid litigation. Brown County Attorney Charles Hanson said his office received letters from Co-Lead Counsel and Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee, in reference to National Prescription Opiate Litigation. Proof of Claim filing deadline is 5 p.m., July 30, 2020. While the case outcome is uncertain, Brown County’s estimated claim is $16.9 Million Dollars. Commissioners unanimously approved: A report of Brown County Probation Officer Jill Ferretti receiving the 2020 Minnesota Association of County Probation Officers (MACPO) Superior Service Award. Ferretti has been a Brown County probation officer since 2007. She’s been active in the MACPO Association for many years, assisting with training including setting up workshops. She was elected MACPO Secretary in 2014, served three two-year terms and concluded her executive board service July 1, 2020.

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