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File #: 16-0876    Version: 1 Name: Chasan Leyner First Amendment
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 5/17/2016 In control: Law
On agenda: 6/15/2016 Final action: 6/15/2016
Title: Dept/ Agency: Law Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending Type of Service: Professional Services Contract Purpose: First Amendment to the Agreement to Provide Legal Services as Litigation Defense Counsel to Increase Contract Amount by $75,000.00 Entity Name: Chasan, Leyner & Lamparello, P.C. Entity Address: 300 Lighting Way, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094 Contract Amount: $75,000.00 Funding Source: City of Newark Budget/Law Department Contract Period: January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016 Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor (X) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS (X) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP (X) RFQ ( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a Additional Information: N/A Contract for Litigation Defense Counsel initially awarded for $75,000.00. First Amendment to the Agreement to increase the contract amount by $75,000.00, for a total contract amount not to exceed $150,000.00
Sponsors: Council of the Whole
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Dept/ Agency: Law
Action: (X) Ratifying (X) Authorizing (X) Amending
Type of Service: Professional Services Contract
Purpose: First Amendment to the Agreement to Provide Legal Services as Litigation Defense Counsel to Increase Contract Amount by $75,000.00
Entity Name: Chasan, Leyner & Lamparello, P.C.
Entity Address: 300 Lighting Way, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094
Contract Amount: $75,000.00
Funding Source: City of Newark Budget/Law Department
Contract Period: January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016
Contract Basis: ( ) Bid ( ) State Vendor (X) Prof. Ser. ( ) EUS
(X) Fair & Open ( ) No Reportable Contributions ( ) RFP (X) RFQ
( ) Private Sale ( ) Grant ( ) Sub-recipient ( ) n/a
Additional Information: N/A
Contract for Litigation Defense Counsel initially awarded for $75,000.00.
First Amendment to the Agreement to increase the contract amount by $75,000.00, for a total contract amount not to exceed $150,000.00

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WHEREAS, legal services are professional services and are exempt from the requirements for public bidding pursuant to the Local Public Contracts Law, more specifically, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a)(i); and

WHEREAS, the Municipal Council of the City of Newark by Resolution 7R7-r(s), adopted on December 16, 2015, awarded a contract to Chasan, Leyner & Lamparello, P.C., 300 Lighting Way, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094, to provide legal services concerning Litigation Defense Matters, in an amount not to exceed Seventy Five Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents ($75,000.00), for the period of January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016; and

WHEREAS, the contract was awarded in compliance with Local Public Contracts Law, and through the fair and open process of State Pay-to-Play, and in compliance with Ordinance 2:4-22C; and

WHEREAS, Chasan, Leyner & Lamparello, P.C., continues to vigorously defend the City of Newark in several cases in which bills wil...

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