Item No: 4.B.1.
Meeting Date: January 14, 2013
From: Mike Thornton, Purchasing Manager
Subject: Purchase request 445125 to Shutts & Bowen LLP for employee and employment related legal services.
Staff recommends approval of purchase request 445125 to Shutts & Bowen LLP for an amount not to exceed $60,000.00.
The City Manager has selected the law firm of Shutts & Bowen LLP to advise and represent the City on employee and employment related legal services. The City has used the services of Shutts & Bowen LLP since September 2003. The City is serviced by this firm from their Orlando office. The firm is used for employment related issues with general employees as well as fire and police union consultation and representation. The City Manager has estimated the cost of these services this fiscal year to be $60,000.00. The previous fiscal year expenditures with the firm are summarized here.
Historical Fiscal Year Expenditures
1. Approve the purchase request to Shutts & Bowen LLP; or
2. Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate
Department: _City Manager____________
Prepared by: _Mike Thornton_________
Attachments: Yes____ No __X___
Advertised: ____Not Required ___X__
Attorney Review : Yes___ No ____
Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________
Finance Dept. __________________
Deputy C.M. ___________________
City Manager ___________________
Account No. _001-1241-514.31-10__
Project No. ___________________
WF No. ______________________
Budget ____ $60,000.00_________
Available ___ $60,000.00_________