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File #: O-405-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Approved
File created: 7/20/2021 In control: Law Department
On agenda: 7/20/2021 Final action: 7/20/2021
Title: Authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Law to enter into any necessary agreements with the law firm of Spengler Nathanson for the provision of professional services on behalf of the City of Toledo for assistance in cooperating with a federal investigation related to the Summit Street Roadway Improvements Project; authorizing the disappropriation and appropriation of $75,000 from and to the Risk Management Fund; authorizing expenditure of same; and declaring an emergency.
Label
Authorizing Expenditure for Outside Counsel
Department of Law
P. Syring (x1020)

Title
Authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Law to enter into any necessary agreements with the law firm of Spengler Nathanson for the provision of professional services on behalf of the City of Toledo for assistance in cooperating with a federal investigation related to the Summit Street Roadway Improvements Project; authorizing the disappropriation and appropriation of $75,000 from and to the Risk Management Fund; authorizing expenditure of same; and declaring an emergency.

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
The law department advises that it is proper and necessary to retain outside legal services and counsel for matters pertaining to a federal investigation related to the Summit Street Improvements Project.

The fiscal impact of this ordinance is as follows:
- The amount of funds requested: $75,000.00
- The expenditure budget line item: 7095-12000-537400-1157001STDSTD
- New revenue generated (operational revenue, grants, if any): none/potential recovery of funds
- Revenue budget line item (if any): none
- Are funds budgeted in the current fiscal year (yes/no)? fund transfer no net change
- Is this a capital project (yes/no)? no
- If yes, is it new or existing (new/existing)? new
- What section of the City's Strategic Plan does this support:
o Excellence in Basic Services (yes/no) no
o Quality Community Investment (Livable City, Development) (yes/no) yes
o Workplace Culture & Customer Service (yes/no) no
o Environment (yes/no) no

Summary
NOW, THEREFORE, Be it ordained by the Council of the City of Toledo:

SECTION 1. That the Mayor and Director of Law are authorized to enter into necessary agreements with the law firm of Spengler Nathanson to provide legal services in cooperating with a federal investigation related to the Summit Street Roadway Improvements Project in an amount not to exceed $75,000 from the Risk Management Fund.

SECTION 2. Th...

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