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File #: 211777    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/1/2022 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 3/22/2022
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution authorizing settlement of claims in the lawsuit entitled Andra Williams v. City of Milwaukee, et al.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: SUITS SETTLEMENT
Attachments: 1. Williams - Common Council Payee Letter.pdf, 2. Williams - Fiscal Impact Statement.pdf

Number

211777

Version

ORIGINAL

Reference

Sponsor

THE CHAIR

Title

Resolution authorizing settlement of claims in the lawsuit entitled Andra Williams v. City of Milwaukee, et al.

Analysis

This resolution authorizes settlement of claims raised by the plaintiff, Andra Williams, in the lawsuit entitled Andra Williams v. City of Milwaukee, et al., Case No.19-CV-118, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin for the total amount of $350,000.

Body

Whereas, Plaintiff Andra Williams filed a lawsuit against the City of Milwaukee and certain employees of the City of Milwaukee, Case No. 19-CV-118; and

 

Whereas, Andra Williams and the City of Milwaukee have entered into an agreement to settle the claims raised by him in the above-referenced lawsuit for the total amount of $350,000; and

 

Whereas, The City Attorney recommends that the City of Milwaukee 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 the following City checks totaling $350,000 payable as follows: $233,333.34 made out to “Andra Williams” and $116,666.66 made out to “Rettko Law Offices, S.C.” as soon as practicable, in full and final settlement of this lawsuit, to be charged to the Damages and Claims Fund, Account No. 636506, Fund No. 0001, Organization No. 1490, Program No. 2632, Sub Class No. S118; and be it

 

Further Resolved, That for and in consideration of the above-referenced payment, Mr. Williams will provide to the City a release as approved by the City Attorney of any and all claims arising out of or in any way related to the subject incidents alleged in Andra Williams v. City of Milwaukee, et al., Eastern District of Wisconsin, Case No.19-CV-118.

 

Requestor

City Attorney

Drafter

Jenny Yuan/cdr

February 22, 2022

 

1032-2019-136/279089