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2017-174-3279 - Amending Outside Counsel List to include Nancy E StroudRESOLUTION NO. 2017-174-3279 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE APPROVED OUTSIDE COUNSEL LIST TO INCLUDE NANCY E. STROUD OF THE LAW FIRM LEWIS, STROUD & DEUTSCH, P.L.; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, on November 14, 2012, the City Council adopted Resolution No. 2012-173-1768, which approved a list of attorneys and law firms to represent the City in various legal matters, and WHEREAS, the Resolution also authorized amendments to the list to include additional attorneys and law firms, subject to the approval of the City Council, and WHEREAS, the City Attorney recommends amending the list to include Nancy E. Stroud of the law firm Lewis, Stroud & Deutsch, P.L., for matters relating to land use law, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA AS FOLLOWS: Section 1: ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS: The foregoing Whereas paragraphs are hereby ratified and confirmed as being true, and the same are hereby made a specific part of this Resolution. Section 2: AUTHORIZATION: The City Council of the City of Miami Gardens hereby amends the approved outside counsel list in accordance with this Resolution. Section 3: EFFECTIVE DATE: This Resolution shall take effect immediately upon its final passage. PASSED AND ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS AT ITS REGULAR MEETING HELD ON NOVEMBER 8, 2017. ERHABOR IGHODARO, VICE MAYOR c ATTEST: RDKIETTA TAYLOR,^MC, CITY CLERK PREPARED BY: SONJA KNIGHTON DICKENS, CITY ATTORNEY SPONSORED BY: SONJA KNIGHTON DICKENS, CITY ATTORNEY MOVED BY COUNCILWOMAN DAVIS SECONDED BY COUNCILWOMAN ROBINSON VOTE: 6-0 Mayor Oliver Gilbert, III (Yes) (No) Not present Vice Mayor Erhabor Ighodaro, Ph.D. _x (Yes) (No) Councilwoman Lisa C. Davis _x (Yes) (No) Councilman Rodney Harris _x (Yes) (No) Councilwoman Lillie Q. Odom _x (Yes) (No) Councilwoman Felicia Robinson _x (Yes) (No) Councilman David Williams Jr _x (Yes) (No) RESOLUTION NO. 2017-174-3279 18605 N W 27th Avenue, Suite 165 Miami Gardens, Florida 33056 City of Miami Gardens Agenda Cover Memo Council Meeting Date: November 8, 2017 Item Type: (Enter X in box) Resolution Ordinance Other X Fiscal Impact: (Enter X in box) Yes No Ordinance Reading: (Enter X in box) 1st Reading 2nd Reading X Public Hearing: (Enter X in box) Yes No Yes No Funding Source: Advertising Requirement: (Enter X in box) Yes No Contract/P.O. Required: (Enter X in box) Yes No RFP/RFQ/Bid #: X Strategic Plan Related (Enter X in box) Yes No Strategic Plan Priority Area: Enhance Organizational Bus. & Economic Dev Public Safety Quality of Education Qual. of Life & City Image Communcation Strategic Plan Obj./Strategy: (list the specific objective/strategy this item will address) Sponsor Name Sonja K. Dickens, City Attorney Department: Office of the City Attorney Short Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE APPROVED OUTSIDE COUNSEL LIST TO INCLUDE NANCY E. STROUD OF THE LAW FIRM LEWIS, STROUD & DEUTSCH, P.L.; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Staff Summary: On November 14, 2012, the City Council adopted Resolution No. 2012-173-1768, which approved a list of attorneys and law firms to represent the City in various legal matters. the Resolution also authorized amendments to the list to include additional attorneys and law firms, subject to the approval of the City Council. The City Attorney recommends amending the list to include Nancy E. Stroud of the law firm Lewis, Stroud & Deutsch, P.L., for matters relating to land use law. 18605 N W 27th Avenue, Suite 165 Miami Gardens, Florida 33056 Proposed Action: That the City Council approves the Resolution. Attachment: