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File #: 161272    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/18/2017 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 2/7/2017
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution authorizing settlement of the lawsuit entitled The Catholic Mutual Relief Society of America, et al. v. City of Milwaukee, for the total amount of $25,000.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: SUITS SETTLEMENT
Attachments: 1. Fiscal Impact Statement.pdf, 2. Catholic Mutual Notice of Circumstances of Claim Dated 8-11-14, 3. Catholic Mutual Notice of Claim Dated 1-27-16

Number

161272

Version

ORIGINAL

Reference

 

Sponsor

THE CHAIR

Title

Resolution authorizing settlement of the lawsuit entitled The Catholic Mutual Relief Society of America, et al. v. City of Milwaukee, for the total amount of $25,000.

 

Analysis

This resolution authorizes settlement of the lawsuit entitled The Catholic Mutual Relief Society of America, et al. v. City of Milwaukee, Case No. 16-CV-007142, for the total amount of $25,000.

 

Body

Whereas, The plaintiffs, The Catholic Mutual Relief Society of America and Blessed Savior Catholic Church, Case No. 16-CV-007142, have commenced a lawsuit against the City seeking damages of $50,000.00 for damages sustained from the rupture of a municipal water line flooding Blessed Savior Catholic School at 4059 North 64th Street on March 6, 2014; and

 

Whereas, A settlement favorable to all parties has been reached; and

 

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

 

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the proper City officers be and hereby are authorized and directed to issue a City check in the amount of $25,000, payable to the order of the Trust Account of Attorney Ronald W. Harmeyer, as soon as practicable, said amount to be charged to Milwaukee Water Works, Account No. 636506-0410-6411-2631-R643.

 

Requestor

City Attorney

Drafter

PAF:amm

January 5, 2017

 

 

1048-2016-1948:235549