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File #: 2022-0716    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 9/2/2022 In control: Committee on Human Resources
On agenda: 9/6/2022 Final action: 9/20/2022
Enactment date: 9/20/2022 Enactment #: 514
Effective date: 9/23/2022    
Title: Resolution amending Resolution No. 773 of 2017 386 of 2020, which authorized the City of Pittsburgh to enter into a Professional Service Agreement(s) with O'Bien, Rulis & Bochicchio, LLC for the purpose of providing legal services in connection with the defense of certain workers' compensation matters and claims brought against the city, by increasing the cost by $900,000.00 for 3 additional years of services.
Indexes: AGREEMENTS (AMENDING)
Attachments: 1. 2022-0716 Cover Letter-Council_Letter_R&B_Extension_Aug'22-final_signed, 2. Summary 2022-0716
Title
Resolution amending Resolution No. 773 of 2017 386 of 2020, which authorized the City of Pittsburgh to enter into a Professional Service Agreement(s) with O'Bien, Rulis & Bochicchio, LLC for the purpose of providing legal services in connection with the defense of certain workers' compensation matters and claims brought against the city, by increasing the cost by $900,000.00 for 3 additional years of services.

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

Sections 1 and 2 of Resolution No. 773 of 2017 386 of 2020, entitled "Resolution amending Resolution No. 773 of 2017 (effective February 10, 2017), which authorized the City of Pittsburgh to enter into a Professional Service Agreement(s) with O'Brien, Rulis & Bochicchio, LLC for the purpose of providing legal services in connection with the defense of certain workers' compensation matters and claims brought against the city, by increasing the cost by $600,000.00 for 2 additional years of services and by updating the firm's name.," is hereby amended as follows:

Section 1. The Mayor and the Director of the Department of Human Resources and Civil Service, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, are hereby authorized to enter into Professional Services Agreement(s) and/or Contracts with Rulis & Bochicchio, LLC, in a form authorized by the City Solicitor. Counsel shall engage in legal services for defense of workers' compensation and Heart and Lung Act claims, to include subrogation, against the City at a cost not to exceed Two Million Seven Hundred Thousand Dollars ($2,7000,000.00). This amount shall be chargeable to and payable from Workers' Compensation Program as follows:

2017: $300,000.00 from 9993817000.52309.00
2018: $300,000.00 from 9993817000.52309.00
2019: $300,000.00 from 9993817000.52309.00
2020: $300,000.00 from 9993817000.52309.00
2021: $300,000.00 from 9993817000.52309.00
2022: $300,000.00 from 9993817000.52309.00
2023: $300,000.00 from 999381700...

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