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File #: 180104    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/17/2018 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 7/10/2018
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution authorizing up to $1,900,000 dollars of 2018 contingent borrowing for damages and claims.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: MUNICIPAL FINANCE, MUNICIPAL LIABILITY
Attachments: 1. Collins - Proposed Common Council Letter, 2. Hearing Notice List, 3. Hearing Notice List 06-13-18, 4. Hearing Notice List 07-03-18
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
7/19/20181 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
7/10/20181 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass13:1 Action details Meeting details Video Video
7/9/20181 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Ald. Witkowski joined the committee at 9:23 a.m. Individuals appearing: Jan Smokowicz, Deputy City Attorney Grant Langley, City Attorney Terrence Gordon, Police Dept. Raymond Banks, Police Dept. La Keisha Butler, Fire and Police Commission Ald. Lewis moved that the Finance and Personnel Committee convene into closed session, pursuant to s. 19.85(1)(g), Wis. Stats., for the purpose of conferring with the City Attorney who will render oral or written advice with respect to litigation in which the city is or is likely to become involved. Ayes - Stamper, Murphy, Witkowski, Lewis, Coggs The committee convened into closed session at 9:33 a.m. Present - Stamper, Murphy, Witkowski, Lewis, Coggs Individuals also present at the table: Jan Smokowicz, Deputy City Attorney Grant Langley, City Attorney Terrence Gordon, Police Dept. Raymond Banks, Police Dept. La Keisha Butler, Fire and Police Commission Ald. Stamper moved that the Finance and Personnel Committee reconvene into open session. Hearing no objections, the committee reconvened into open session at 10:08 a.m.
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7/3/20181 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
7/3/20181 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
7/3/20181 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIR

Minutes note: File to be scheduled before a Special Finance and Personnel Committee on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 9 a.m.
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6/29/20181 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
6/29/20181 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
6/29/20181 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
6/29/20181 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
6/29/20181 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
6/13/20181 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass4:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
6/7/20181 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
6/7/20181 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
6/7/20181 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
6/7/20181 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
6/7/20181 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/23/20181 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIR

Minutes note: Individual appearing: Jan Smokowicz, Deputy City Attorney
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5/18/20181 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/18/20181 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/18/20181 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/18/20181 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/18/20181 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/18/20181 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/18/20181 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/8/20181 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIR

Minutes note: Individuals appearing: Jan Smokowicz, Deputy City Attorney Terrance Gordon, Police Dept. Inspector James Owczarski, City Clerk Ald. Ashanti Hamilton, 1st Ald. Dist. & Common Council President Ald. Murphy said that the file should be held and reconsidered before a special Finance and Personnel Committee and special Common Council meeting prior to May 21, 2018. Ald. Hamilton concurred.
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5/8/20181 COMMON COUNCIL NOT ACTED ON

Minutes note: This file was not referred to and is not before the Common Council.
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5/3/20181 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/3/20181 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/2/20181 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIR

Minutes note: Individuals appearing: Atty. Jan Smokowicz, City Attorney's Office Inspector Terrence Gordon, Police Dept. Steve Fronk, Fire & Police Commission Ald. Witkowski moved to convene in closed session at 12:10 PM. There were no objections. Ald. Lewis moved to reconvened in open session at 1:44 PM. There were no objections. The file may be taken up at a Special Finance & Personnel Committee prior to the Common Council meeting on May 8, 2018.
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4/30/20180 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION AND ASSIGNED

Minutes note: Appearing: Jan Smokowicz - Deputy CA
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4/26/20180 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
4/26/20180 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
4/26/20180 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
4/19/20180 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
4/17/20180 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
180104
Version
SUBSTITUTE 1
Reference

Sponsor
THE CHAIR
Title
Substitute resolution authorizing up to $1,900,000 dollars of 2018 contingent borrowing for damages and claims.
Analysis
Common Council File Number 180105 authorizes the settlement of the attorneys’ fees and costs claims raised by the plaintiffs in the lawsuit entitled Charles Collins, et al. v. City of Milwaukee, et al., Case No. 17-CV-00234-JPS in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. The City of Milwaukee and the plaintiffs have agreed to a settlement in the amount of $1,900,000 regarding resolution of their monetary claims. The City will fund the settlement using Contingent Borrowing.
Body
Whereas, Common Council File Number 180105 authorizes the settlement of the lawsuit entitled Charles Collins, et al. v. City of Milwaukee, et al., Case No. 17-CV-00234-JPS; and

Whereas, The agreed $1,900.000 settlement amount exceeds the available balance in the Damages and Claims Fund Special Purpose Account (001-1490-S118-006300); and

Whereas, The 2018 Budget of the City of Milwaukee authorized $200,000,000 of Contingent Borrowing for purposes not contemplated at the time the budget was adopted; and

Whereas, Resolution File Number 171365 authorized the issuance of general obligation promissory notes for various public purposes, including Contingent Borrowing as may be authorized from time to time; and

Whereas, The City desires to use up to $1,900,000 million dollars of Contingent Borrowing to fund settlement of the above-noted lawsuit; now therefore, be it

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that up to $1,900,000.00 of Contingent Borrowing for Damages and Claims is authorized to be issued and the proceeds used to fund settlement of the claims for attorneys’ fees and costs raised by the plaintiffs in the lawsuit; and be it

Further Resolved, That the debt may be issued as Notes pursuant to Resolution Number 171365 (including direc...

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