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File #: 170256    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/31/2017 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 6/20/2017
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution authorizing payment of the settlement of claims raised by Willie J. Newman in the amount of $410,000.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: CLAIMS PAYMENT
Attachments: 1. City Attorney Letter.pdf, 2. Fiscal Impact Statement.pdf

Number

170256

Version

ORIGINAL

Reference

 

Sponsor

THE CHAIR

Title

Resolution authorizing payment of the settlement of claims raised by Willie J. Newman in the amount of $410,000.

Analysis

This resolution authorizes payment of the settlement of Newman v. Vagnini, et al., U.S.D.C. Case Number 15-CV-1363 in the amount of $410,000.

Body

Whereas, Plaintiff Willie J. Newman filed a lawsuit against the City of Milwaukee and certain employees thereof; and

 

Whereas, The City has agreed to settle the lawsuit for the amount of $410,000; and

 

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

 

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee that proper city officers be and hereby are authorized and directed to issue City checks totaling the amount of $410,000, $225,000 payable to the order of Willie J. Newman, and $185,000 payable to Bornstein Law Officers, S.C. Client Trust Account, 735 North Water Street, Suite 737, Milwaukee, WI 53202-4126, in full and final payment of any claims raised in the subject lawsuit, upon receipt of a General Release of Claims, approved as to form and execution by the City Attorney; said amount to be charged to Damages and Claims Account-636506 - Fund No. 0001 - Organization 1490 - Program 2631 - Sub Class S118.

Requestor

City Attorney

Drafter

SEL:cdr

May 23, 2017

1032-2015-2891/239344