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File #: 20-0418    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Approval Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 5/4/2020 In control: Air Quality Management District
On agenda: 7/21/2020 Final action:
Title: Discussion and Possible Action Including Approval of Amendment to Legal Services Agreement No. 19-182 with Christiana Darlington, dba CLERE Inc., in an Amount Not to Exceed $40,500, for Separate Legal Representation for the Air Quality Management District Effective When Agreement Becomes Fully Executed through June 30, 2021 (Sponsor: Air Quality Management District)
Attachments: 1. Agreement 19-182-A1, 2. 19-20 Clere Inc - Contract, 3. Certificate of Liability 7-9-20, 4. Amendment BOS CLERE

TO: Board of Supervisors
FROM: Air Quality Management District
MEETING DATE: July 21, 2020


DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Barbara Moed
PHONE:
463 4354
DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Kelly Ford
PHONE:
463 4354






ITEM TYPE: Regular Agenda

TIME ALLOCATED FOR ITEM: 15 Min


AGENDA TITLE:
title
Discussion and Possible Action Including Approval of Amendment to Legal Services Agreement No. 19-182 with Christiana Darlington, dba CLERE Inc., in an Amount Not to Exceed $40,500, for Separate Legal Representation for the Air Quality Management District Effective When Agreement Becomes Fully Executed through June 30, 2021
(Sponsor: Air Quality Management District)
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RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
recommendation
Approve Amendment to Legal Services Agreement No. 19-182 with Christiana Darlington, dba CLERE Inc., in an amount not to exceed $40,500, for separate legal representation for the Air Quality Management District effective when the Agreement becomes fully executed through June 30, 2021; and authorize Chair to sign same.
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PREVIOUS BOARD/BOARD COMMITTEE ACTIONS:
On November 13, 2018 - Approval of Legal Services Agreement #18-159 with Christiana Darlington as outside legal counsel for the Air Quality Management District. On May 21, 2019, the Air Quality Management District Board discussed various procedures and protocols related to legal representation on behalf of the District. On June 18, 2019, the Board provided direction regarding changes to a draft of this agreement, including that it should return on the consent calendar. On July 10, 2019, the Board Chair executed the revised attached Agreement, #19-182.

SUMMARY OF REQUEST:
The Air Quality Management District is requesting to renew the Legal Services Agreement with Christiana Darlington for Separate legal Representation through June 30, 2021. The Attorney's rate is $250 per hour with no minimum hours. Ms. Darlington has over ten years' experience in air quality law, CEQA and planning and has been work...

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