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File #: 181513    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/14/2019 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 2/5/2019
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution authorizing payment of the settlement of claims raised by Rodney Rowsey.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: SUITS PAYMENT, SUITS SETTLEMENT
Attachments: 1. City Attorney Letter, 2. Fiscal Impact Statement

Number

181513

Version

ORIGINAL

Reference

 

Sponsor

THE CHAIR

Title

Resolution authorizing payment of the settlement of claims raised by Rodney Rowsey.

Analysis

This resolution authorizes payment of the settlement of Rowsey v. City of Milwaukee, et al., U.S.D.C. Case Number 16-cv-1469 in the amount of $36,500.

Body

Whereas, Plaintiff Rodney Rowsey 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 $36,500, 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 a City check totaling the amount of $36,500, payable to the order of Sperling Law Offices Trust Account, 100 East Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1020, Milwaukee, WI 53202, 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

NEG:

January 11, 2019

1032-2016-2321/256032