RESOLUTION NO. 2012- ADDITIONAL LEGAL EXPENSES

 

 

 

 

CITY OF DANIA BEACH

 

Agenda Request Item

 

 

Type of Request: Adopt Resolution

(Adopt Resolution, Adopt Ordinance (1st Reading) Adopt Ordinance (2nd Reading)

Award Bid /RFP, Presentation, Public Hearing)

 

Continued from:      

 

Requested Action        (Identify appropriate Action or Motion)

Approve resolution authorizing engagement of the Weiss, Serota, Helfman, Pastorize, Cole & Boniske Law Firm to represent the City in the Broward County eminent domain suit. 

 

Description of Action

Increases the Legal Department budget by $35,000.00 to provide funding for legal representation of the City’s interests in the Broward County eminent domain case known as Broward County vs. Ft. Lauderdale Owner, LLC, et al.  The City is named in the lawsuit because it granted several easements and encroachment rights to the two businesses (Hilton Hotel and Nautical Ventures) when they were originally constructed years ago.  A City water main, lift station and related utilities may be affected by the proposed taking. 

 

Purchasing Requests ONLY

Dept: Legal

Acct #:      

Amt: $35,000.00

Fund:  General Fund  (Select from: General, Water, Sewer, Stormwater, Grants, Capital)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fiscal Impact/Cost Summary

     

 

Exhibits Attached

 

Memo

Resolution