City of Belleville, Wisconsin, files lawsuit against Fischer Lumber seeking US$135,000 plus costs, claims company breached agreement to remain at city site for 15 years
November 2, 2011
– The city of Belleville in Wisconsin has filed a lawsuit against Fischer Lumber Co. claiming it breached its agreement to remain at a site in the city for 15 years.
The city filed the lawsuit on Oct. 24 in St. Clair County Circuit Court, The Record reported on Nov. 1.
Belleville claims that it entered an agreement with Fischer Lumber on April 19, 2004, in which Fischer undertook to stay at the unspecified location in the city for at least 15 years. According to its complaint, the city paid $135,000 for the agreement.
The suit seeks $135,000 plus costs, alleging that as Fischer no longer operates at the site, is is failing to meet its obligation to the city.
The primary source of this article is The Record, Madison, Wisconsin, on Nov. 11, 2011.