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File #: 161216    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/13/2016 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 1/18/2017
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution authorizing settlement of lawsuit, Eddie Mason v. City of Milwaukee, et al. in the amount of $110,000.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: SUITS SETTLEMENT
Attachments: 1. City Attorney Letter, 2. Fiscal Impact Statement.pdf

Number

161216

Version

ORIGINAL

Reference

 

Sponsor

THE CHAIR

Title

Resolution authorizing settlement of lawsuit, Eddie Mason v. City of Milwaukee, et al. in the amount of $110,000.

 

Analysis

This Resolution authorizes a settlement payment in the lawsuit of Eddie Mason v. City of Milwaukee, et al., Case No. 16-C-1006, consisting of the payment of $110,000.

 

Body

Whereas, The plaintiff, Eddie Mason, has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the City of Milwaukee and various police officers seeking an unspecified amount in damages; and

 

Whereas, The plaintiff has agreed to settle this lawsuit with the payment of $110,000; and

 

Whereas, The City Attorney recommends and the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee deems it expeditious and just to pay this lawsuit; now, therefore, be it

 

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee that the proper City officials be and are hereby authorized and directed to issue a City check in the amount of $110,000 payable to the order of the Strang Bradley IOLTA Trust Account Client Trust Account in full and final settlement of all monetary damages sought in this lawsuit against the city and the defendant officers, including statutory fees and costs, on receipt of a Release of Claims, approved as to form and execution by the City Attorney, said amount  to be charged to the Damages and Claims Fund, Account No. 0001-1490-S118-006300.

 

Requestor

City Attorney

Drafter

JAS:

December 12, 2016

1032-2016-1655:234517