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File #: 220430    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/12/2022 In control: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action: 7/28/2022
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution amending Common Council File Number 212038 authorizing the Office of the City Attorney to increase the dollar amount in the contract for legal services between the City of Milwaukee and Nathan & Kamionski LLP to advise and provide counsel to the City of Milwaukee in relation to the lawsuit entitled “Hadaway v. City of Milwaukee, et. al.,” Case No. 2019-CV-01106, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: CITY ATTORNEY, CONSULTANTS, SUITS

Number

220430

Version

ORIGINAL

Reference

212038

Sponsor

THE CHAIR

Title

Resolution amending Common Council File Number 212038 authorizing the Office of the City Attorney to increase the dollar amount in the contract for legal services between the City of Milwaukee and Nathan & Kamionski LLP to advise and provide counsel to the City of Milwaukee in relation to the lawsuit entitled “Hadaway v. City of Milwaukee, et. al.,” Case No. 2019-CV-01106, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. 

Analysis

This resolution amends Common Council File Number 212038 authorizing the City to enter into a contract for legal services with the law firm of Nathan & Kamionski LLP, to advise and provide counsel to the City of Milwaukee in relation to the lawsuit entitled “Hadaway v. City of Milwaukee, et. al.,” Case No. 2:19-CV-01106, in the Eastern District of Wisconsin, to increase the maximum dollar amount from $30,000 to $60,000.

Body

Whereas, On May 10, 2022, the Common Council adopted Resolution File Number 212038, approving a contract for legal services between the City of Milwaukee and Nathan & Kamionski LLP to advise and provide counsel to the City of Milwaukee in relation to the lawsuit entitled “Hadaway v. City of Milwaukee, et. al.,” Case No. 2:19-CV-01106, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin ; and

 

Whereas, The resolution specified that the dollar amount appropriated from the City Attorney’s Office Outside Counsel Expert Witness Special Purpose Account Number 0001-1490-S157-06300 for retaining outside counsel shall not exceed $30,000 and that the City Attorney is directed to expend up to that amount from this account for this purpose; and

 

Whereas, The cost associated with this litigation is anticipated to exceed $30,000; now, therefore, be it

 

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that Resolution File Number 212038 is amended by deleting the last two “Further Resolved” clauses and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

 

“Further Resolved, That an amount not to exceed $60,000 is appropriated from the City Attorney’s Office Counsel Expert Witness Special Purpose Account Number 0001-1490-S157-06300 for retaining outside counsel; and, be it

 

“Further Resolved, That the Office of the City Attorney is directed to expend up to $60,000 from this account for this purpose.”

 

Requestor

City Attorney’s Office

Drafter

LRB 177487-1

Tea B. Norfolk

7/8/22