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File #: RES 16-187    Version: 1 Name: McGrann Shea Carnival Straughn & Lamb - Outside Counsel Services
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 2/10/2016
Title: Appointing McGrann Shea Carnival Straughn & Lamb, Chartered as special counsel, and approving the Agreement for Outside Counsel Services between the City Attorney's Office and McGrann Shea Carnival Straughn & Lamb, Chartered.
Sponsors: Russ Stark
Attachments: 1. McGrann Outside Counsel Agreement, 2. Financial Analysis -Soccer Stadium, 3. Sec._5.02.___Powers_and_duties.

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Appointing McGrann Shea Carnival Straughn & Lamb, Chartered as special counsel, and approving the Agreement for Outside Counsel Services between the City Attorney's Office and McGrann Shea Carnival Straughn & Lamb, Chartered.

 

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WHEREAS, Saint Paul City Charter § 5.02 permits the City, upon recommendation of the City Attorney and in the case of special or unusual circumstances, to appoint outside counsel to represent the City; and

 

WHEREAS, the City is in need of an attorney with expertise in the area of negotiation and drafting of agreements in connection with the development and use of a soccer stadium and the City Attorney recommends the appointment of outside counsel for this matter; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Attorney recommends that the city hire McGrann Shea Carnival Straughn & Lamb, Chartered; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, that the appropriate city officials are hereby authorized to enter into an agreement with McGrann Shea Carnival Straughn & Lamb, Chartered to advise the City on and draft the necessary documents related to the development and use of the proposed soccer stadium.

 

 

 

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