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File #: 20260    Version: Name: Legal Services Agreements County Counselor
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/12/2019 In control: Finance and Audit Committee
On agenda: 9/30/2019 Final action: 9/30/2019
Title: A RESOLUTION authorizing the County Counselor to execute Legal Services Agreements with certain lawyers and law firms, at an aggregate cost to the County not to exceed $28,900.00, for services to be performed in 2019.
Sponsors: Theresa Cass Galvin
Indexes: COUNTY COUNSELOR, LEGAL SERVICES AGREEMENT
Attachments: 1. 20260bu.pdf, 2. 20260aadopt.pdf, 3. 20260 Lathrop Gage LLP.pdf, 4. 20260 Wm Snyder 2nd Addendum.pdf, 5. 20260 Encompass Resolution.pdf
IN THE COUNTY LEGISLATURE OF JACKSON COUNTY, MISSOURI


Title
A RESOLUTION authorizing the County Counselor to execute Legal Services Agreements with certain lawyers and law firms, at an aggregate cost to the County not to exceed $28,900.00, for services to be performed in 2019.


Intro
RESOLUTION NO. 20260, September 16, 2019

INTRODUCED BY Theresa Galvin, County Legislator

Body
WHEREAS, the County Counselor recommends that he be authorized to execute Legal Services Agreements with certain lawyers and law firms to provide legal services to the County that, due to their complex nature and/or the potential of a conflict of interest, are beyond the capabilities of the County Counselor's Office; and,

WHEREAS, the lawyers and law firms for whom contracts are recommended, the services to be provided, and not to exceed amounts for services to be performed in 2019 are as follows:
Lawyer/Law Firm Matter Amount
Encompass Resolutions Human Resources $7,000
Kansas City, MO Investigation

William G. Snyder Collections and Assessment $18,800
Independence, MO Matters (increase to existing
contract)


Lathrop Gage Tax Matter $3,100
Kansas City, MO
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Total $28,900


now therefore,

BE IT RESOLVED by the County Legislature of Jackson County, Missouri, that the County Executive be and hereby is authorized to execute Legal Services Agreements with the law firms and lawyers identified in this Resolution, for a term ending December 31, 2019, at an aggregate to cost to the County not exceed $28,900.00; and,

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Director of the Department of Finance and Purchasing be and hereby is authorized to make all payments, including final payments on the contracts.


















Enacted and Approved
Effective Date: This Resolution shall be effective immedia...

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