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File #: 210334    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: In Committee
File created: 6/15/2021 In control: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action:
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution authorizing payment of the claim of Taylor Baas, in the amount of $25,000.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: CLAIMS PAYMENT
Attachments: 1. Baas - Common Council Payee Letter.pdf, 2. Baas - Fiscal Impact Statement.pdf, 3. Baas - Settlement Draft Request.pdf

Number

210334

Version

ORIGINAL

Reference

890916

Sponsor

THE CHAIR

Title

Resolution authorizing payment of the claim of Taylor Baas, in the amount of $25,000.

Analysis

This resolution authorizes payment of the claim of Taylor Baas in the amount of $25,000.

Body

Whereas, The claimant, Taylor Baas (C.I. File No. 1032-2020-629), through his attorneys, MacGillis Wiemer, LLC, has filed a claim for damages against the City of Milwaukee pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 62.67, for injuries and damages incurred on March 29, 2019, as a result of a vehicle accident with an uninsured motorist; and

 

Whereas, The claimant has agreed to settle his claim in the amount of $25,000; and

 

Whereas, Pursuant to Common Council Resolution File No. 890916, the City Attorney’s Office retained the services of the law firm of Crivello Carlson, S.C., to administer the City of Milwaukee’s uninsured motorist self-insurance plan; and

 

Whereas, The law firm of Crivello Carlson, S.C., recommends and the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee deems it expeditious and just to settle this claim; now, therefore, be it

 

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee that the proper city officers be and hereby are authorized and directed to issue a check in the amount of $25,000, payable to MacGillis Wiemer, LLC--Trust Account and Taylor Baas, 11040 W. Bluemound Road, Suite 100, Wauwatosa, WI 53226, in full and final settlement of said claim, said check to be delivered to the City Attorney upon his request, said amount to be charged to the Damages and Claims Fund, Account No. 636505, Fund No. 0001, Organization No. 1490, Program No. 2632, Sub Class No. S118; and be it

 

Further Resolved, That the law firm of Crivello Carlson, S.C., shall upon payment to claimant obtain a release of claim and deliver the original release to the City Attorney.

Requestor

City Attorney

Drafter

Yolanda Y. McGowan

YYM/cdr

June 8, 2021

1032-2020-629/275015