Resolution 2012-23

(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.
 

 

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                                                                                    Arthur Babitz, Mayor

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Jennifer Gray, City Recorder