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File #: 2021-2216    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 11/19/2021 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: 11/22/2021 Final action: 12/14/2021
Enactment date: 12/14/2021 Enactment #: 862
Effective date: 12/17/2021    
Title: Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a professional services agreement with Cohen Law Group to address a matter of pending telecommunications litigation at USDC 2:21-cv-443 at an amount not to exceed sixty-one thousand fifty dollars ($61,050). (Executive Session held 12/6/21)
Indexes: WARRANT
Attachments: 1. 2021-2216 Cover Letter-Cohen 2021a Council letter, 2. 2021-2216-WCP21-069 Cohen Law Group, 3. Summary 2021-2216

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Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Solicitor, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into a professional services agreement with Cohen Law Group to address a matter of pending telecommunications litigation at USDC 2:21-cv-443 at an amount not to exceed sixty-one thousand fifty dollars ($61,050).

(Executive Session held 12/6/21)

 

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WHEREAS, the City wishes to contract expert services concerning federal litigation related to the Telecommunications Act of 1996; and

 

WHEREAS, Cohen Law Group is qualified to complete the specialized work necessary; and

 

WHEREAS, the City wishes to enter into an agreement with Cohen Law Group with respect to this litigation.

 

 

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

 

Section 1.         The Mayor and the City Solicitor, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, are authorized to enter into a professional services agreement with Cohen Law Group to address a matter of pending telecommunications litigation at USDC 2:21-cv-443  at an amount not to exceed sixty-one thousand fifty dollars ($61,050) appropriated from the following code account: 11101.108000.53.53517.2021.

 

Section 2.     Said Agreement or Agreements are approved by the City Solicitor as to form.