Supervisor ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH SCHILLER & KNAPP, CLP FOR BANKRUPTCY ATTORNEY FEES FOR 2019 (TREASURER’S OFFICE)

WHEREAS, a contract for Schiller & Knapp is based upon a series of hourly unit rates rather than one simple rate as specified in said resolution; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign a contract between the Treasurer’s Office and Schiller & Knapp, CLP of Latham, NY for Bankruptcy Attorney Services, effective January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019, at rates as follows:

Chapter 7 Filings –

  • Motion for Relief from Stay                              $ 365.00
  • Motion to Confirm Termination of Stay                365.00
  • Notice of Default / Demand Letter                         85.00
  • General Correspondence / Case Status Updates Hourly

Chapter 11, 12, or 13 Filings –

  • Preparation and Filing of Notice of Appearance and Proof of Claim $ 265.00
    *Electronic Filing of a Proof of Claim only                                              95.00
  • Motion for Relief from Stay                                                                   395.00
  • Motion to Confirm Termination of Stay                                                  370.00 
  • Objection to Confirmation / Modification                                               395.00
  • Response to Motion to Reimpose / Extend Stay                                  395.00
  • Agreed Order Default / Certificate of Non-Compliance                         220.00
  • Notice of Default / Demand Letter                                                           85.00
  • General Correspondence / Case Status Updates                                  Hourly

and, be it further

RESOLVED, That said contract is subject to the approval of the County Attorney; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Schiller & Knapp, CLP, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor KINOWSKI and adopted by the following vote:

TOTAL: Ayes: 20 Nays: 0 Absent: 0

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