DATE: Tuesday, October 21, 2008
TO: School Board Members
FROM: MaryEllen Elia, Superintendent
SUBJECT / RECOMMENDATIONS
Approve Letter of Engagement With Holland & Knight LLP for Governmental Consulting Services (Government Relations)
Legislative policy makers and executive branch officials have a continuing and increasing impact and influence on education issues. Special professional services can help maintain effective communication between government officials/agencies and our school district. The School District of Hillsborough County has successfully utilized these professional services in the past and Holland & Knight LLP has staff with unique experiences and abilities to continue to support this communication.
ANNUAL DISTRICT GOAL(S) AND CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTOR(S)
FINANCIAL IMPACT (Budgeted: Yes)
For services rendered by Holland & Knight, LLP, the School District of Hillsborough County will be billed $35,000.00 at $5,000.00 per month for a period of service that begins November 1, 2008 and ends August 1, 2009. The School District will determine which seven months in the engagement period the consulting services will be provided.
Chief Government Relations Officer
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