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File #: 21-310    Name:
Type: Report Status: Consent Item Ready
File created: 3/25/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/12/2021 Final action:
Title: Approval to authorize an expenditure to the Law Offices of Charles S. Frigerio, P.C. for legal representation in a personnel matter pursuant to a professional services agreement.
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PRESENTER: Presenter

Valeria Acevedo, City Attorney

 

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SUBJECT: Title

Approval to authorize an expenditure to the Law Offices of Charles S. Frigerio, P.C. for legal representation in a personnel matter pursuant to a professional services agreement.

 

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DEPARTMENT: Legal

 

 

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COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: None

 

 

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

This law firm was engaged on October 21, 2019 to represent the City of New Braunfels in connection to an evidentiary administrative hearing involving a civil service employee of the New Braunfels Police Department.  The services have been completed and the total contract amount will be $30,000, which exceeds the city manager's legal authority of $25,000 per City Charter.  Therefore, City Council authorization is required to expend these funds.  

 

 

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N/A

 

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

There is currently funding allocated for outside legal services in the FY 2021 City Attorney's Office General Fund Budget

 

 

Recommendation

RECOMMENDATION:

Staff recommends approval to authorize an expenditure to the Law Offices of Charles S. Frigerio, P.C. for legal representation in a personnel matter pursuant to a professional services agreement.