(A resolution providing for a contingency transfer for unanticipated legal services)
WHEREAS, ORS 294.463 allows the City Council to transfer a general contingency appropriation, when all such transfers do not exceed 15 percent of the total appropriations of the fund, when authorized by resolution of the governing body; and
WHEREAS, the General Fund has contingency to cover unforeseen expenditures; and
WHEREAS, legal services for the Wal-Mart, Naito and USDA appeals were not anticipated; and
WHEREAS, legal fees of $51,376 for the Wal-Mart, Naito and USDA appeals have been incurred; and
WHEREAS, additional legal fees for the Naito appeal for the month of June are anticipated; and
WHEREAS, this contingency transfer does not exceed 15 percent of the total appropriations in the General Fund; and
WHEREAS, a transfer and reappropriation of $55,500 from contingency to the Legal Department, Professional Services line item in the General Fund is necessary; and
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Hood River City Council that:
The transfer and reappropriation of $55,500 from contingency to the Legal Department: Professional Services in the General Fund is approved.
Approved by the Hood River City Council this 11 day of June, 2012, to take effect immediately.
Arthur Babitz, Mayor
Jennifer Gray, City Recorder