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<br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />Sponsored by: Meven <br /> <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />RESOLUTION 2000-146 <br /> <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA, <br />APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE LEGAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH <br />WOHLFORTH, VASSAR, JOHNSON & BRECHT <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the law firm ofWohlforth, Vassar, Johnson & Brecht (the "Law Firm") has <br />served the City as its City attorney since February 23, 1993, according to the terms ofthe 1993 legal <br />services agreement (the "Agreement"); and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, for more than seven years, the Law Firm has provided legal services through <br />several attorneys within the Law Firm; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, for purposes of the City Charter and Code, a person within the Law Firm is to <br />be designated the City attorney; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, as provided below, the parties agree to make an amendment to the Agreement <br />to reflect current practice. <br /> <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF SEWARD, ALASKA, that: <br /> <br />Section 1. Although the Law Firm provides legal services to the City through several <br />attorneys on a firm-wide basis, Paragraph 4 on page 3 ofthe Agreement provides that a responsible <br />or lead attorney be designated City attorney for purposes of the City Charter and other requirements. <br />From time to time the lead attorney position has been held by different attorneys within the firm. <br />Consistent with current practice and the intent of the Law Firm, Paragraph 4 shan ~ow read: <br /> <br />4. RESPONSIBLE OR LEAD ATTORNEY. For purpos~s ofthe City <br />Charter and other requirements, Bradley E. Meyen of the Law Firm, Wohlforth"Vassar;. <br />Johnson & Brecht will be designated City Attorney. He may, in his discretion, assign' City <br />matters to other attorneys or legal assistants in the Law Firm for handling work under his <br />supervISIOn. <br /> <br />Section 2. Except as amended hereby, the Agreement shall continue in full force and <br />effect in accordance with its existing terms. <br /> <br />Section 3. <br /> <br />This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption. <br />