Board of Supervisors - Resolutions

Supervisor ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

 

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH JOHNSON & LAWS, LLC FOR SPECIAL LEGAL COUNSEL SERVICES (“CHARLENE WINNIE VS. FULTON COUNTY; AND DOES 1-10”)

 

WHEREAS, Herman Law filed a lawsuit against the County of Fulton on behalf of Charlene Winnie relating to foster case placement dating back to 1971; and
WHEREAS, the County Attorney recommends that the County of Fulton retain a law firm with experience in handling matters related to the New York State Child Victims Act; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That upon the recommendation of the County Attorney, the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign a contract with Johnson & Laws, LLC for special legal counsel services to defend the County of Fulton in the matter of “Charlene Winnie vs. Fulton County; and DOES 1-10” in an amount not to exceed $20,000.00; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the County Attorney do each and every other thing necessary to further the purport of this Resolution; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, County Attorney, Commissioner of Social Services, Social Services Attorney, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

 

 

 

 

 

Seconded by Supervisor GROFF and adopted by the following vote:

TOTAL: Ayes: 17 Nays: 0 Absent: 3 (Supervisors Goderie, Lauria and Potter)