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Sponsored by: Oates <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />RESOLUTION 2009-094 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br />ALASKA, AMENDING THE LEGAL SERVICES AGREEMENT <br />BETWEEN THE CITY OF SEWARD AND THE LAW FIRM <br />WOHLFORTH, JOHNSON, BRECHT, CARTLEDGE AND BROOKING <br />WHEREAS, the City's law firm has been providing legal services to the City of Seward <br />since February 23, 1993; and <br />WHEREAS, the hourly legal fees have increased only once since the original attorney <br />contract was negotiated in 1993; and <br />WHEREAS, the amendment before Council for approval represents a change in hourly <br />fee for shareholders and senior associates to $195 per hour; and <br />WHEREAS, the contract contemplates a year to year renewal of the contract until such <br />time as the City terminates the contract for any reason, or the law firm terminates the contract <br />with ninety days' written notice. <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF <br />SEWARD, ALASKA, that: <br />Section 1. The City Council of the City of Seward hereby authorizes the city manager to <br />enter into Amendment #1 to the Amended and Restated Legal Services Agreement attached <br />hereto. <br />Section 2. This resolution shall take effect January 1, 2010. <br />PASSED AND APPROVED by the City Council of the City of Seward, Alaska, this <br />28`}' day of September, 2009. <br />THE CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />Clark Corbridge, Mayor <br />