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Legislation #: 050682 Introduction Date: 6/2/2005
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER FAIRFIELD
Title: Waiving the requirement that a department cannot enter into a contract for professional services with a law firm that represents a party in litigation against the City for a contract in which White, Goss, Bowers, March, Schulte _ Weinsenfels, P.C. would be a subcontractor.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
6/2/2005 Filed by the Clerk's office
6/2/2005 Referred to Finance Committee
6/8/2005 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
6/9/2005 Assigned to Third Read Calendar
6/16/2005 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 050682

 

Waiving the requirement that a department cannot enter into a contract for professional services with a law firm that represents a party in litigation against the City for a contract in which White, Goss, Bowers, March, Schulte & Weinsenfels, P.C. would be a subcontractor.

 

WHEREAS, the City desires to enter into a contract for professional services with Lutjen, Inc. to analyze alternative processes for sewer construction financed by contractors; and

 

WHEREAS, as a part of this professional services contract, the legal services of White, Goss, Bowers, March, Schulte & Weinsenfels, P.C. are required; and

 

WHEREAS, White, Goss, Bowers, March, Schulte & Weinsenfels, P.C. currently represents various parties in litigation against the City; and

 

WHEREAS, under Section 2-83, Code of Ordinances, a department cannot enter into a contract for professional services with a law firm that represents a party in litigation against the City absent a waiver from the City Council; and

 

WHEREAS, it is in the best interests of the City that the waiver be obtained so that this law firm can assist in analyzing alternative processes for sewer construction financed by contractors; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the requirement that a department cannot enter into a contract for professional services with a law firm that represents a party in litigation against the City is waived as it applies to a contract with Lutjen, Inc. wherein the law firm of White, Goss, Bowers, March, Schulte & Weinsenfels, P.C. will serve as an approved subcontractor.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Cecilia OConnor Abbott

Assistant City Attorney