Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 8/28/2013 - 7:30 PM
Category: Business/Action Items
Type: Action
Subject: 15.5 Legal services contract with Meyers Nave to provide specialized litigation services
LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) Goal:
Policy:
Enclosure: Meyers Nave Legal Services Contract
Billing Standards
File Attachment:
Meyers Nave Legal Services Contract.pdf
Meyers Nave Billing Standards.pdf
Summary: At the request of the Board, and separate from Meyers Nave role as Interim General Counsel, a new contract for specialized and complex litigation and related services is attached. The scope of work and estimated budget for this proposed litigation services agreement shall be subject to letter agreement.
Funding: General Fund
Fiscal Impact This contract will be paid from the overall legal services budget for all outside counsel firms. Services will be provided on a case by case basis. The entire legal services budget for the District is $940,000.00 per year.
Recommendation: Approve the contract with Meyers Nave through June 30, 2014, as recommended.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Cheryl Hansen - Board of Education
Signed By:
Deborah Cooksey - Associate General Counsel
Signed By:
Bryan Richards - Chief Financial Officer
Signed By:
John Bernard - Interim Superintendent
Vote Results:

New Motion
Member Barbara Oaks Moved, Member Linda Mayo seconded to approve the New motion 'Approve the legal services contract with Meyers Nave for specialized litigation services through June 30, 2014, as recommended.'. 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