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To:

September 19, 2001

Hon. C. William Foust

Dane County Circuit Court

210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

Madison, WI 53709-0001

John C. Talis

Shneidman & Myers Law Firm

P.O. Box 2155

Madison, WI 53701-2155

Larry W. O'Brien

Assistant City Attorney

210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. #401

Madison, WI 53709-0001

Scott N. Herrick

Herrick, Kasdorf Law Firm

P.O. Box 169

Madison, WI 53701-0169

David C. Rice

Assistant Attorney General

P.O. Box 7857

Madison, WI 53707-7857

Curtis A. Witynski

League of Wisconsin Municipalities

202 State Street, Suite 300

Madison, WI 53703-2215

[Decision No. 28920-H]

[NOTE: This document was re-keyed by WERC. Original pagination has been retained.]

You are hereby notified that the Court has entered the following order:

No. 99-0500 City of Madison v. WERC and IAFF Local 311 L.C.#98CV1397

The court having considered the court of appeals' request pursuant to Wis. Stat. § (Rule) 809.61 that this court accept the certification of this appeal;

IT IS ORDERED the certification is granted and the appeal is accepted for consideration of all issues raised before the court of appeals; and

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that within the 30 days after the date of this order the petitioner-appellant, City of Madison, must file a brief in this court; that within 20 days thereafter the respondents, WERC and IAFF Local 311, must file a brief; and that if a brief is filed by the respondent, within the ten days thereafter the appellant must file either a reply brief or a statement that no reply brief will be filed; and

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No. 99-0500 City of Madison v. WERC and IAFF Local 311 L.C.#98CV1397

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September 19, 2001

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that in any brief in this court the parties shall not incorporate by reference any portion of their court of appeals' brief; instead, any material upon which there is reliance should be restated in the brief filed in this court; and

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that within 30 days after the date of this order each party must provide the clerk of this court with ten copies of the brief or briefs previously filed on behalf of that party in the court of appeals; and

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the parties shall be notified of the date and time for oral argument in this appeal in due course.

Cornelia G. Clark

Clerk of Supreme Court