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File #: 2018-0079    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 2/2/2018 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: 2/6/2018 Final action: 4/24/2018
Enactment date: 4/24/2018 Enactment #: 299
Effective date: 5/4/2018    
Title: Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Strassburger, McKenna, Gutnick, & Gefsky for legal assistance in rewriting the City of Pittsburgh's business tax/fee regulations, forms, and portions of the City Code of Ordinances. In addition, said firm will be available on an as-needed basis to provide tax consultation services. The total cost for this project shall not exceed Three Hundred Thousand Dollars ($300,000.00) over a three year period.
Indexes: AGREEMENTS
Attachments: 1. Summary 2018-0079.docx

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Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Finance to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Strassburger, McKenna, Gutnick, & Gefsky for legal assistance in rewriting the City of Pittsburgh’s business tax/fee regulations, forms, and portions of the City Code of Ordinances. In addition, said firm will be available on an as-needed basis to provide tax consultation services. The total cost for this project shall not exceed Three Hundred Thousand Dollars ($300,000.00) over a three year period.

 

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Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

 

Section 1.                     The Mayor and the Director of Finance, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, are hereby authorized to enter into an Agreement or Agreements with Strassburger, McKenna, Gutnick, & Gefsky for legal assistance in rewriting the City of Pittsburgh’s business tax/fee regulations, forms, and portions of the City Code of Ordinances. In addition, the firm will be available on an as-needed basis to provide tax consultation services. The total cost for this project shall not exceed Three Hundred Thousand Dollars ($300,000.00) over a three year period.

 

Funds shall be paid from the following accounts, subject to annual appropriation by City Council for future years:

 

$100,000.00 from JDE account 11101.107000.53.53517.2018

$100,000.00 from JDE account 11101.107000.53.53517.2019

$100,000.00 from JDE account 11101.107000.53.53517.2020

 

Section 2.                     Said Agreement or Agreements shall be approved by the City Solicitor as to form and substance.