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File #: 211404    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/14/2021 In control: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action: 2/8/2022
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution authorizing payment for legal services from Davis Kuelthau S.C., for legal services for City of Milwaukee Alderman Robert Bauman in the Wisconsin state court action entitled Tri-Corp Housing, Inc. v Bauman, Milwaukee County Circuit Court Case No. 07-CV-013965.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: SUITS
Attachments: 1. Contract for Legal Services signed (14042916), 2. First Amendment to Contract for Legal Services between City and DK (14284234), 3. FW Tri-Corp v. Bauman resolution and amendment, 4. Second amendment to legal services Contractcadb01278057.pdf

Number

211404

Version

ORIGINAL

Reference

 

Version

ORIGINAL

Reference

201480

Sponsor

THE CHAIR

Title

Resolution authorizing payment for legal services from Davis Kuelthau S.C., for legal services for City of Milwaukee Alderman Robert Bauman in the Wisconsin state court action entitled Tri-Corp Housing, Inc. v Bauman, Milwaukee County Circuit Court Case No. 07-CV-013965.

Analysis

This resolution authorizes payment in the amount of $140,000. Davis Kuelthau S.C., for legal services relating to Tri-Corp Housing’s claims against City of Milwaukee Alderman Robert Bauman.

Body

Whereas, On or about March 3, 2020, the City Attorney entered into a Contract for Legal Services between the City of Milwaukee and Davis Kuelthau S.C., for representation of Alderman Bauman regarding Tri-Corp Housing’s claims against him; and

 

Whereas, The original agreement attached to the file authorized payment in an amount not to exceed $50,000; and

 

Whereas, On or about September 18, 2020, the City Attorney entered into a first amended agreement attached to the file not exceed an additional $50,000; and

 

Whereas, The total cost of legal services has and will exceed the prior agreed amounts in order to get the matter through trial currently scheduled to start on February, 7, 2022, and expected to last two weeks; and

 

Whereas, The City desires to pay Davis Kuelthau S.C., for the reasonable costs of its legal services; now, therefore, be it

 

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the City Attorney is authorized to execute the Second Amendment to Contract for Legal Services between City of Milwaukee, Wi and Davis Kuelthau S.C., a copy of which is attached to this file, authorizing additional payment of an amount not to exceed $140,000 for legal services relating to the ongoing representation of Alderman Bauman and imminent trial regarding Tri-Corp Housing’s claims against him.

 

 

Requestor

City Attorney

Drafter

RAPederson:

December 9, 2021

1033-2008-967:278056