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File #: 200201    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/27/2020 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 6/16/2020
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution authorizing settlement of claims in the lawsuit entitled Ryan Wisch v. City of Milwaukee.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Attachments: 1. Fiscal Impact Statement, 2. City Attorney Letter
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
6/25/20200 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
6/16/20200 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
6/8/20200 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Ald. Bauman moved that the committee convene into closed session. There were no objections. Ald. Bauman moved to go back into open session. There were no objections.
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
5/27/20200 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
200201

Version
ORIGINAL

Reference

Sponsor
THE CHAIR

Title
Resolution authorizing settlement of claims in the lawsuit entitled Ryan Wisch v. City of Milwaukee.

Analysis
This resolution authorizes settlement of claims raised by the Plaintiff, Ryan Wisch in the lawsuit entitled Ryan Wisch v. City of Milwaukee, Eastern District of Wisconsin, Case No. 16-CV-364, for the total amount of $68,750.00.

Body
Whereas, Plaintiff filed a lawsuit entitled Ryan Wisch v. City of Milwaukee, Eastern District of Wisconsin, Case No. 16-CV-364, against the City seeking damages for alleged employment discrimination in violation of federal law; and

Whereas, Plaintiff has agreed to settle the claims raised in the above-referenced lawsuit for the total amount of $68,750.00, inclusive of all costs and fees, including attorney’s fees; and

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

Resolved, by the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, the City Attorney is authorized to enter into a settlement agreement between the City of Milwaukee and the Plaintiff referred to herein and to execute and approve all documents and take all action necessary to carry out the terms and conditions of said agreement; and be it

Further Resolved, that in compliance with the City Attorney’s direction, the proper City officers be and hereby are authorized and directed to issue City checks, as soon as practicable in full and final settlement of the claims as outlined in the above-referenced lawsuit, to be charged as follows:

to the Milwaukee Fire Department Wage and Salaries Account, Account No. 0001-3280-R999-600101, in the amount of $16,750.00 as back pay from which all necessary and appropriate payroll deductions will be made including all federal and state taxes, to Ryan Wisch,

to the Damages and Claims Fund, Account No. 636506-0001-1490-2632-S118, in the amount...

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