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File #: R-2018-124    Version: 1 Name: reso authorize ryder attorney fees
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/18/2018 In control: Office of the City Attorney
On agenda: 5/2/2018 Final action: 5/2/2018
Title: A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Approving The Payment Of Fees, Pursuant To The Current Contract For Consulting/Professional Services With The Law Offices Of Paul T. Ryder, Jr., P.A., For Legal Services For FY 2018 In A Total Amount Not To Exceed $125,000.00.
Attachments: 1. raryderfy2018.pdf, 2. terryder.pdf, 3. BIS 18-162.pdf

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A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Approving The Payment Of Fees, Pursuant To The Current Contract For Consulting/Professional Services With The Law Offices Of Paul T. Ryder, Jr., P.A., For Legal Services For FY 2018 In A Total Amount Not To Exceed $125,000.00.

 

 

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Staff Recommends:  Approval of the resolution.

 

 

Explanation:

The City has used Paul Ryder, Jr. to provide legal services in various labor and employment matters and continues to use him for such matters. 

 

Section 38.40(C)(2) of the Code of Ordinances exempts from the competitive bid and competitive proposal requirements of the Purchasing Ordinance contracts for professional services.  When professional services are purchased and the estimated annual amount to be paid therefor by the City exceeds $50,000, City Commission approval is required. 

 

Resolution No. R-2017-300 approved an agreement with the Law Firm for legal services for FY 2018 in an amount not to exceed $75,000.00.  The City Attorney estimates that the total amount of fees that will be paid to the Law Firm in Fiscal Year 2018 will approach but not exceed $125,000.00.

 

Funding has been identified and is available in the Fiscal Year 2018 budget in Account Number 01.0104.00000.514.003126.

 

 

Recommended for inclusion on the agenda by:

Douglas R. Gonzales, City Attorney

Dr. Wazir A. Ishmael, City Manager

George R. Keller, Jr., Assistant City Manager/Finance & Administration