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File #: 0027-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 12/18/2018 In control: Economic Development & Small Business Committee
On agenda: 1/14/2019 Final action: 1/16/2019
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Development to amend the contract with Bricker and Eckler by extending the contract period to December 31, 2019 for the purpose of allowing Bricker & Eckler to continue to review and update economic development policies for the Economic Development Division of the Department of Development; and to declare an emergency.
Explanation
Background: This legislation authorizes the Director of the Department of Development to amend the contract with Bricker & Eckler LLP (Bricker & Eckler) by extending the contract period to December 31, 2019. Bricker & Eckler is one of the region’s leading law firms with offices located throughout Ohio. The company provides effective and sophisticated counsel across a wide variety of industries and areas of practice, while also delivering highly personalized services and access to the most experienced attorneys. Reflecting on Midwestern roots, the firm is recognized, by clients served, for integrity, hard work and value for the dollar.

Healthcare, insurance, financial services, manufacturing, education, construction and real estate are key industries served by Bricker & Eckler. In addition, the attorneys offer extensive experience in a variety of specialized practice areas including; shale oil and gas, complex litigation, economic development, corporate governance, public utilities, advanced energy, environment issues and public finance.

An amendment is needed to extend the contract period to December 31, 2019 to allow Bricker & Eckler to continue to review and update economic development policies for the Economic Development Division of the Department of Development.

Emergency Justification: Emergency action is necessary to allow Bricker and Eckler to continue providing services to the Economic Development Division of the Department of Development without interruption.

Fiscal Impact: This legislation does not have a fiscal impact.

Title
To authorize the Director of the Department of Development to amend the contract with Bricker and Eckler by extending the contract period to December 31, 2019 for the purpose of allowing Bricker & Eckler to continue to review and update economic development policies for the Economic Development Division of the Department of Development; and to declare an emergency.

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