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File #: 11-0821    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/14/2011 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/2/2011 Final action: 8/2/2011
Title: Human Resources Department recommending the Chair to sign Amendment III to Agreement 758-S0810 with the law offices of Meyers, Nave, Riback, Silver & Wilson extending the term retroactively for one additional year, and increasing the compensation amount by $25,000 to a not to exceed amount of $65,000 for a term of four years for the continued provision of professional legal services to the Civil Service Commission on an "as requested" basis. (4/5 vote required) FUNDING: General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - Blue Route.pdf, 2. B - Amendment III.pdf, 3. C - Amendment II.pdf, 4. D - Amendment I.pdf, 5. E - Initial Agreement.pdf
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Human Resources Department recommending the Chair to sign Amendment III to Agreement 758-S0810 with the law offices of Meyers, Nave, Riback, Silver & Wilson extending the term retroactively for one additional year, and increasing the compensation amount by $25,000 to a not to exceed amount of $65,000 for a term of four years for the continued provision of professional legal services to the Civil Service Commission on an "as requested" basis. (4/5 vote required)

FUNDING: General Fund.
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BUDGET SUMMARY:
Total Estimated Cost $25,000.00

Funding
Budgeted $25,000.00
New Funding $
Savings $
Other $
Total Funding Available $25,000.00
Change To Net County Cost $0.00

Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost: No change to Net County Cost as funds for this services has been included in the Human Resources Department budget for the remainder of FY 2010-11. Services to be rendered after June 30, 2011 have been included in the FY 2011-12 budget.

Reason for Recommendation: The Board is being asked to make findings that this independent Contractor can more economically and feasibly provide all professional legal services for the purpose of advising and assisting the County Civil Service Commission, acting as counsel for the Commission during hearings of appeals of discipline actions, complaints of unlawful personnel discrimination and other personnel matters pursuant to Board Resolutions or Memoranda of Understanding. Historically, the County has engaged outside counsel to assist the Civil Service Commission in order to ensure impartiality. The Board is additionally be asked to approve Amendment III to Agreement #758-S0810 retroactively to cover the period of April 22,2008 through April 21, 2012. The agreement is retroactive because staff did not begin processing a new agreement in time to complete it before expiration of the old agreement.

Action to be taken following Board approva...

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