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File #: 181048    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/16/2018 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 11/5/2018
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution authorizing settlement of a lawsuit against Lakeside Oil, a Division of World Fuel Services, Inc. and World Fuels Services, Inc. in connection with environmental remediation at Fire Station No. 35 in the amount of $130,000.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: ENVIRONMENT, LITIGATION

Number

181048

Version

ORIGINAL

Reference

 

Sponsor

THE CHAIR

Title

Resolution authorizing settlement of a lawsuit against Lakeside Oil, a Division of World Fuel Services, Inc. and World Fuels Services, Inc. in connection with environmental remediation at Fire Station No. 35 in the amount of  $130,000.

Analysis

This resolution authorizes settlement of a lawsuit against Lakeside Oil, a Division of World Fuel Services, Inc. in connection with environmental remediation at Fire Station No. 35 located at 100 N. 64th Street.

Body

Whereas, The City has filed a lawsuit against Lakeside Oil, a Division of World Fuel Services, Inc., and World Fuel Services, Inc. seeking damages in the amount of  $138,410.86, and

 

Whereas, The claim relates to allegations that Lakeside Oil, a diesel fuel delivery service previously under contract with the City of Milwaukee, negligently spilled approximately 300 gallons of fuel into the ground surrounding the Fire Station No. 35’s diesel fuel tank in 2016; and

 

Whereas, The City has incurred damages in the amount of $138,410.86, inclusive of staff time, to remediate the fuel spill; and

 

Whereas, World Fuel Services, Inc. has agreed to pay $130,000 in settlement of the lawsuit; and

 

Whereas, The amount offered is a fair and reasonable settlement of the City’s claim; now, therefore, be it

 

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee that City Attorney be and hereby is authorized and directed, on behalf of the City, to release and satisfy the City’s claims in the above-referenced lawsuit for an amount of $130,000, and to execute any necessary stipulations and releases to effectuate such settlement.

Requestor

City Attorney

Drafter

Andrea J. Fowler

October 12, 2018

1061-2017-1616/253660.1