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File #: 4270   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 5/28/2021 Department: County Counsel
On agenda: 6/8/2021 Final action: 6/8/2021
Subject: Consent to Representation and Waiver of Potential Conflict of Interest
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF THE COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO
AND RECORD OF ACTION

June 8, 2021

FROM
MICHELLE D. BLAKEMORE, County Counsel

SUBJECT
Title
Consent to Representation and Waiver of Potential Conflict of Interest
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
1. Approve a consent to representation and waiver of potential conflict of interest arising out of the representation of the San Bernardino International Airport Authority by Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP with respect to issuance of lease revenue bonds.
2. Authorize the County Counsel or Chief Assistant County Counsel to execute the consent to representation and waiver of potential conflict of interest agenda.
(Presenter: Michelle D. Blakemore, County Counsel, 387-5455)
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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Operate in a Fiscally-Responsible and Business-Like Manner.
Pursue County Goals and Objectives by Working with Other Agencies.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
Approval of the consent to representation and waiver of potential conflict of interest ("Consent and Waiver") item will not impact County discretionary funding.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION
The San Bernardino County Fire Protection District ("District") is utilizing the services of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP ("Orrick") as special counsel for the structuring, negotiation and drafting of documents in connection with the District's lease of a facility from the Inland Valley Development Authority ("IVDA") that will be used as the District's new headquarters. The San Bernardino International Airport Authority ("SBIAA"), which is a related entity to IVDA with four of SBIAA's five member agencies being the four member agencies of IVDA and sharing the same staff as IVDA, desires to use Orrick's services as bond counsel on its anticipated issuance of lease revenue bonds because Orrick is familiar and experienced with the IVDA/SBIAA relationship surrounding the San Bernardino International Airpo...

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