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File #: 3655   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 2/2/2021 Department: County Counsel
On agenda: 2/9/2021 Final action: 2/9/2021
Subject: v Agreements with Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell LLP for Specialized Legal Services and Langan Engineering and Environmental Services, Inc. for Technical Expert Services
Attachments: 1. CON-CC-2-9-21 -Kaplan Kirsch, 2. CON-CC-2-9-21-Langan Engineering
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF THE COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO
AND RECORD OF ACTION

February 9, 2021

FROM
MICHELLE D. BLAKEMORE, County Counsel

SUBJECT
Title v
Agreements with Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell LLP for Specialized Legal Services and Langan Engineering and Environmental Services, Inc. for Technical Expert Services
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
1. Approve Agreement with Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell LLP in the amount of $3.4 million for the period of February 9, 2021 through February 8, 2024, with two one-year options to extend, in order to continue legal representation of the County through specialized legal services, including experts, related to the remediation of groundwater contamination located generally in the City of Chino at the County's Chino Airport (Four votes required).
2. Authorize the County Counsel or Chief Assistant County Counsel to amend Exhibit A to the Agreement with Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell LLP to change or add attorneys, paralegals or other legal staff as needed.
3. Approve Agreement with Langan Engineering and Environmental Services, Inc. in the amount of $500,000 for the period of February 9, 2021 through February 8, 2024, with two one-year options to extend, to provide technical expert services in connection with insurance recovery and litigation against responsible parties for cost recovery related to the Chino Groundwater Remediation.
4. Authorize the Auditor-Controller/Treasurer/Tax Collector to post the necessary budget adjustments to the 2020-21 Budget, as identified in the Financial Impact Section, to establish budget authority to fund the costs associated with the Agreements with Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell LLP, and Langan Engineering and Environmental Services, Inc. (Four votes required).
5. Authorize the Auditor-Controller/Treasurer/Tax Collector to post the necessary budget adjustments to the 2020-21 Budget, as identified in the Financial Impact Section, to establish budget authority...

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