RESOLUTION NO. 06-45
A RESOLUTION TO RETAIN MOOTS, CARTER & HOGAN, LPA, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE VILLAGE MANAGER TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT THEREFORE.
WHEREAS, the Village Council is the Chief legislative body of the Village of Granville; and,
WHEREAS, the Village Council of the Village of Granville, Licking County, Ohio, deems it in the best interest of the Village to employ legal counsel to advise and represent the Village on legal matters relating to annexation matters, as needed.
BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of Granville, Ohio that:
Section I: It hereby retains as Legal Counsel to advise and represent the Village on legal matters relating to annexation Wanda L. Carter and the firm of Moots, Carter & Hogan, A Legal Professional Association. Representation will be paid for as follows: $205 per hour senior attorney time, $175.00 per hour attorney time, and $75.00 per hour law clerk or legal assistant time. Rate is fixed for six months but subject to increase thereafter, with a maximum increase of 6% every six months. Time spent on travel and telephone calls is considered billable time. Court costs and other expenses are to be paid by the client. Fees are due monthly upon receipt of the invoice.
Section II: The Village Manager should be and hereby is authorized on behalf of the Village of Granville to enter into an agreement with Moots, Carter & Hogan, LPA.
Section III: This resolution shall take effect immediately upon passage.