AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

 

Meeting Date:           December 19, 2011

 

From:                          Mike Thornton, Purchasing Manager

 

Subject:                      Purchase request 44130 to Shutts & Bowen LP for employee and employment related legal services

 

 

Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends approval of purchase request 44130 to Shutts & Bowen LP for an amount not to exceed $60,000.00.

 

Analysis:

The City Manager has selected the law firm of Shutts & Bowen LP to advise and represent the City for employee and employment related legal services.

 

The City has used the services of Shutts & Bowen LP since September 2003 for various legal services.  The firm is used for employment related issues with general employees as well as fire and police union issues.  The City Manager has estimated the cost for these services this fiscal year to be $60,000.00.

 

Options:

1.  Approve the purchase request to Shutts & Bowen LP; or

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate

 

Fiscal Impact

Funds are budgeted and available in the account listed. 

 

Submission Date and Time:    12/14/2011 7:44 PM____

Department: _City Manager____________

Prepared by:  _Mike Thornton_________                      

Attachments:         Yes____   No __X___

Advertised:   ____Not Required __X___                     

Dates:   __________________________                     

Attorney Review :       Yes___  No ____

                                                 

_________________________________           

Revised 6/10/04

 

Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________

 

Finance  Dept. __________________                                     

                              

Deputy C.M. ___________________                                                                         

Submitted by:

City Manager ___________________

 

Account No. _001-1241-514.31-10__

 

Project No. ___________________

 

WF No. ______________________

 

Budget  _____$227,000.00________

 

Available ____$197,969.04_______