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File #: 2022-0711    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 9/2/2022 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: 9/6/2022 Final action: 9/28/2022
Enactment date: 9/28/2022 Enactment #: 527
Effective date: 10/6/2022    
Title: Resolution amending Resolution No. 862 of 2021, which authorized 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, by increasing the total spend by $85,000.00 for a new not exceed amount of $146,050.00. (Executive Session held 9-20-22)
Indexes: AGREEMENTS (AMENDING)
Attachments: 1. 2022-0711 Cover Letter-Cohen Law Group Council letter (2022), 2. Summary 2022-0711

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Resolution amending Resolution No. 862 of 2021, which authorized 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, by increasing the total spend by $85,000.00 for a new not exceed amount of $146,050.00.

(Executive Session held 9-20-22)

 

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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:

 

Resolution 862 of 2021 is amended 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 One Hundred Forty Six Thousand and Fifty Dollars sixty-one thousand fifty dollars ($61,050) ($146,050.00) appropriated from the following code account: 11101.108000.53.53517.2022.

 

Account:                                                                                    Amount:

11101.108000.53.53517.2021                                          $  61,050.00

11101.108000.53.53517.2022                                          $  85,000.00

 

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