Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 5/6/2013 - 7:30 PM
Category: Business/Action Items
Type: Action
Subject: 12.10 Approve the Legal Services Contract of Jayne Williams, of Meyers Nave, as Interim General Counsel
LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) Goal:
Policy:
Enclosure:
File Attachment:
Meyers Nave Agreement.pdf
Billing Standards 2013.pdf
Summary: Attached is the contract for legal services to be provided by Jayne Williams and Myers Nave. Ms. Williams will serve as the District’s Interim General Counsel from May 7, 2013 – September 9, 2013. The scope of her work and that of Myers Nave will include, but not be limited to, providing services 5 days a week to the District, attending Board and Council meetings, addressing risk management and contract issues, overseeing litigation with an eye toward eliminating or substantially reducing litigation costs, managing the legal office, overseeing The Maintenance and Operations and the Transportation Departments, and conducting an thorough needs analysis of the procedures of the General Counsel’s Office to determine whether better efficiencies can be had.
Funding: General Fund
Fiscal Impact The contract is not to exceed $130,000 for Myers Nave
Recommendation: Appprove contract as recommended.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Loreen Joseph - Secretary to the Superintendent
Signed By:
Bryan Richards - Chief Financial Officer
Signed By:
Rose Lock - Assistant Superintendent of Middle
Vote Results:

New Motion
Member Barbara Oaks Moved, Member Lynne Dennler seconded to approve the New motion 'Appprove legal services contract of Meyers Nave as Interim General Counsel. '. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 5 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 5 - 0
   
Linda Mayo     Yes
Lynne Dennler     Yes
Cheryl Hansen     Yes
Brian Lawrence     Yes
Barbara Oaks     Yes