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File #: 21047    Version: 0 Name: Legal Agreements Co Counselor
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/21/2022 In control: Finance and Audit Committee
On agenda: 9/26/2022 Final action: 10/3/2022
Title: A RESOLUTION authorizing the County Counselor to execute a Legal Services Agreement and Addendums to existing Legal Services Agreements with certain lawyers and law firms at an aggregate cost to the County not to exceed $125,300.00, for services to be performed in 2022.
Sponsors: Tony Miller
Indexes: ADDENDUM, COUNTY COUNSELOR, LEGAL SERVICES AGREEMENT
Attachments: 1. 21047 bu 656.pdf, 2. 21047adopted .pdf, 3. 21047 Husch Blackwell - Whistle Blower.pdf, 4. 21047 Seyferth Blumenthal Harris - Miller.pdf, 5. 21047 Ellis, Ellis, Hammons, & Johnson.pdf, 6. 21047 Evans & Dixon LLC.pdf
Related files: 20855, 20999, 21012, 21129, 21145
IN THE COUNTY LEGISLATURE OF JACKSON COUNTY, MISSOURI

Title
A RESOLUTION authorizing the County Counselor to execute a Legal Services Agreement and Addendums to existing Legal Services Agreements with certain lawyers and law firms at an aggregate cost to the County not to exceed $125,300.00, for services to be performed in 2022.

Intro
RESOLUTION NO. 21047, September 26, 2022

INTRODUCED BY Tony Miller, County Legislator

Body
WHEREAS, the County Counselor recommends that he be authorized to execute a Legal Services Agreement and Addendums to existing Legal Services Agreements with certain lawyers and law firms to provide legal services to the County in certain new and ongoing matters; and,

WHEREAS, the Lawyers and law firm for which an Agreement and Addendums are recommended, the services to be provided, and not to exceed amounts for services to be performed in 2022, are as follows:

Lawyer/Law Firm
Matter
Amount
Seyferth Blumenthal & Harris
Kansas City (Jackson County), MO
Employment Discrimination Matter
$75,300



Husch Blackwell
Kansas City (Jackson County), MO
Whistle Blower Matter
$40,000



Evans & Dixon
Kansas City (Jackson County), MO
Workers Compensation Matter
$4,000



Ellis, Ellis, Hammons & Johnson
Springfield, MO
American Rescue Plan Act Advice
$6,000

Total
$125,300

now therefore,

BE IT RESOLVED by the County Legislature of Jackson County, Missouri, that the County Counselor be and hereby is authorized to execute a Legal Services Agreement and Addendums to the existing Legal Services Agreements with the lawyers and/or law firms identified in this Resolution, for a term ending December 31, 2022, at an aggregate cost to the County not exceed $125,300.00; 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 Agreement and Addendums.


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

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