HCPS
Business
Action Item
DATE: Tuesday, June 10, 2014
TO: School Board Members
FROM: MaryEllen Elia, Superintendent
SUBJECT / RECOMMENDATIONS
Approve the Amendment to the Contract with Adams and Reese, LLP for School Board Attorney (Business Division)
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
On October, 22 2013, the Board approved the contract with Adams and Reese, LLP, James Porter (partner), for School Board attorney services.  In the contract, Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS) agreed to evaluate the fee arrangement in six months from the date of contract.

The original flat monthly fee of $8,000 was based on an estimated requirement of 30 hours a month.  A review of actual hours expended demonstrated more than 50 hours a month.

The amendment revises the monthly amount to $13,750 and will be reviewed at the end of the first year.

STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES
All Strategic Objectives
FINANCIAL IMPACT (Budgeted:  Yes)
Funds will be available in districtwide expenditures for professional services.
EVALUATION
There will be an annual evaluation of performance.
SUBMITTED BY: 
Jeffrey Eakins   Gretchen Saunders
Deputy Superintendent
(813) 272-4101
  Chief Business Officer
(813) 272-4270
    A 6.02
Hillsborough County Public Schools (Florida) * Mtg.#20140610_634 (Board Meeting)* Section A Item# 6.02