To file a claim against the City a claimant must comply with Section 893.80(1),Wis. Stats., a copy of which you can find on the full instruction sheet. Generally the statute requires the claimant to submit to the City Clerk:
A document stating the circumstances of the claim which must be signed by the claimant, or his/her agent or attorney. This document should be filed within 120 days of the event.
A document stating the address of the claimant and a statement of the relief sought. If money damages are sought, a specific sum must be stated.
(The above information may be combined in a single document.)
The following information should also be submitted to allow the City to promptly act on your claim:
Proof of the amount of the claim by means of either itemized receipts or two itemized estimates.
A phone number where the claimant can be reached during business hours as well as the claimant’s e-mail address, if any.
As detailed a description of the incident as possible, including the date, time and place.
All information should be submitted to:
200 E. Wells St., Room 205
Milwaukee, WI 53202-3567