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Legislation #: 000495 Introduction Date: 4/6/2000
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 4/30/2000
Sponsor: None
Title: Amending the agreement for legal services with Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard, McPherson and Hand, Chartered, approved by Ordinance No. 960772, by amending the total cost to the City.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
4/6/2000

Prepare to Introduce

4/6/2000

Referred Finance and Audit Committee

4/12/2000

Do Pass

4/13/2000

Assigned to Third Read Calendar

4/20/2000

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 000495

 

Amending the agreement for legal services with Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard, McPherson and Hand, Chartered, approved by Ordinance No. 960772, by amending the total cost to the City.

 

WHEREAS, the law firm of Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard, McPherson and Hand, Chartered, has performed services for the City relating to utility mergers, operating or franchise agreements for electrical and natural gas utilities, the streetlight project, and most recently for the special committee chaired by Councilman Ed Ford investigating undergrounding of utility service lines; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council seeks additional expert professional services from Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard, McPherson and Hand, Chartered, and its accounting/engineering consultants, R.W. Beck, for the Councils consideration of an ordinance requiring utility service lines to be placed underground; and

 

WHEREAS, services required of the consultants will exceed that available in the funds previously appropriated for work by Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard, McPherson and Hand, Chartered and R.W. Beck; and

 

WHEREAS, the funds necessary to complete the current stage of the project are currently available; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNSEL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the agreement for legal services with Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard, McPherson and Hand, Chartered, approved by Ordinance No. 960772, is amended by changing the maximum amount of the contract from $250,000.00 to $284,685.02 for purposes related to utility mergers, operating or franchise agreements for electrical and natural gas utilities, the streetlight project, and undergrounding utilities, and authorizing the expenditure of funds previously appropriated.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

 

 

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Assistant City Attorney