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File #: RES 22-1178    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/10/2022
Title: Appointing Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP, as special counsel for the purpose of providing advice and counsel on personnel matters. 
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. Administrative Code 3.02, 2. Brinkman Appointment - Financial Analysis, 3. Ellen Brinkman Retainer Agreement

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Appointing Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP, as special counsel for the purpose of providing advice and counsel on personnel matters. 

 

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RESOLVED, that upon request and recommendation of the City Attorney, the Council of the City of Saint Paul does hereby appoint Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP, as special counsel and authorizes the appropriate City officials to enter into an agreement with Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP, under the direction of attorney Ellen Brinkman, for the purpose of providing advice and counsel on personnel matters and preventing an impermissible conflict of interest on the part of the City Attorney.

 

FURTHER RESOLVED, that the compensation to be paid for the services of said special counsel shall be in accordance with the City Attorney Fee Policy established for the appointments of all such special counsel now and in the future, and the total fees to be paid to said special counsel shall be in accord with such policy, shall be reasonable and will not exceed $225 per hour, and shall take into account the factors listed in Rule 1.5 of the Rules of Professional Conduct.

 

 

 

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