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File #: RES 20-338    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing a Professional Services Contract with Ward Einess Strategies, LLC.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 2/19/2020
Title: Authorizing a Professional Services Contract with Ward Einess Strategies, LLC.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. Contract Ward Einess 2020_final

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Authorizing a Professional Services Contract with Ward Einess Strategies, LLC.

 

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WHEREAS, Saint Paul Administrative Code §45.03 requires that all contracts for lobbying activities be first authorized by resolution of the City Council; and

WHEREAS, the Mayor’s Office wishes to contract with Ward Einess Strategies, LLC to provide legislative lobbying for all areas of state tax reform, including but not limited to changes to appropriations of Local Government Aid (LGA); City of St. Paul tax policy provisions, including but not limited to local government aid, fiscal disparities, sales tax; and

WHEREAS, the City Council finds that the scope of services indicated above is consistent with the City’s state legislative agenda; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that the City Council authorizes the appropriate City officials to enter into a professional services agreement with Ward Einess Strategies, LLC.