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File #: 211536    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Placed On File
File created: 1/18/2022 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 3/22/2022
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution authorizing settlement of the lawsuit entitled Spencer v. Vagnini, Case No. 16-CV-662.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: SUITS
Attachments: 1. Spencer Letter to Common Council, 2. Fiscal Impact Statement
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
3/22/20221 COMMON COUNCIL PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
3/14/20221 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR PLACING ON FILE

Minutes note: 
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
1/31/20220 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIR

Minutes note: Appearing: Atty. Anthony Jackson
Pass4:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
1/18/20220 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available

Number

211536

Version

Substitute 1

Reference

 

Sponsor

THE CHAIR

Title

Substitute resolution authorizing settlement of the lawsuit entitled Spencer v. Vagnini, Case No. 16-CV-662.

Analysis

This resolution authorizes settlement of the lawsuit entitled Spencer v. Vagnini, Case No. 16-CV-662 for the total amount of $270,000.00.

Body

Whereas, Plaintiff, Jerpaul Spencer, has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against MPD Officers Michael Vagnini, Jacob Knight, Michael Valuch and Keith Garland; and

 

Whereas, The parties have entered into a Settlement Agreement, to settle the above-referenced lawsuit for a total amount of $270,000.00; and

 

Whereas, The City Attorney recommends and the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee deems it expeditious and just to settle this lawsuit; 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 City check in the amount of $270,000.00, payable to the order of Cade Law Group, LLC Client Trust Account as soon as practicable, said amount to be charged to the Damages and Claims Fund, Account No. 0001-1490-S118-006300; and be it

 

Further Resolved, That for and in consideration of the above-referenced payments, the claimants, by their representatives, and their attorneys, will provide to the City a release of any and all claims arising out of or in any way related to this incident.

 

Requestor

City Attorney

Drafter

Anthony Jackson

January 14, 2022

AJ:amm

 

1032-2016-1817:278469