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File #: 221022    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/1/2022 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 11/22/2022
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution reserving and appropriating up to $55,000.00 from the 2022 Common Council Contingent Fund to the 2022 Damages and Claims Fund Special Purpose Account and authorizing the settlement of the lawsuit entitled Rebecca Basten, et al. v. City of Milwaukee, et al., Case No. 22-CV-575.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: CONTINGENT FUND, SUITS PAYMENT, SUITS SETTLEMENT
Attachments: 1. Cover Letter, 2. Fiscal Impact Statement, 3. Hearing Notice List
Number
221022
Version
ORIGINAL
Reference

Sponsor
THE CHAIR
Title

Resolution reserving and appropriating up to $55,000.00 from the 2022 Common Council Contingent Fund to the 2022 Damages and Claims Fund Special Purpose Account and authorizing the settlement of the lawsuit entitled Rebecca Basten, et al. v. City of Milwaukee, et al., Case No. 22-CV-575.

Analysis
This resolution reserves and appropriates up to $55,000.00 from the 2022 Common Council Contingent Fund to the 2022 Damages and Claims Fund Special Purpose Account and authorizes the settlement of the lawsuit entitled Rebecca Basten, et al. v. City of Milwaukee, et al., Case No. 22-CV-575 for the total amount of $55,000.00.

Body
Whereas, Plaintiff, Rebecca Basten has filed a lawsuit against the City and David Lisiecki for injuries and damages sustained as a result of a motor vehicle accident on February 22, 2019;

Whereas, Counsel for the parties have reached agreement to settle the above-referenced lawsuit for a total amount of $55,000.00 subject to approval by the Common Council; 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 up to $55,000.00 from the 2022 Common Council Contingent Fund (0001-9990-C001-006300) is reserved and appropriated to the 2022 Damages & Claims Fund (0001-1490-S118-006300); and be it

Further 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 $55,000.00, payable to the order of Warshafsky, Rotter, Tarnoff & Bloch, S.C. 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 plaintiff, by their r...

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