RESOLUTION NO. 816 OF 2012 RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY
RESOLUTION NO. 816 OF 2012 RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ENTER INTO PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH BETTS AND HOLT FOR LEGAL SERVICES RELATING TO MISO/ENTERGY TRANSMISSION SYSTEM INTEGRATION
WHEREAS, the City of Ruston previously entered into a power supply transmission agreement (the “Agreement”) with Entergy Services, Inc. (“Entergy”); and, WHEREAS, Entergy is in the process of integrating their power transmission system with Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator (“MISO”) in order to be in compliance with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission regulations; and, WHEREAS, the City desires assistance with legal services to protect the interest of City of Ruston Customers; and, WHEREAS, Betts and Holt has represented the City in previous power supply agreement reviews and negotiations; and, WHEREAS, the City desires to enter into a professional services agreement with Betts and Holt for legal services related to the Agreement; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA:
§1. The City enter into a professional services agreement with Betts and Holt for legal services related to the Agreement.
§2. The Mayor, Dan Hollingsworth, is authorized and empowered to execute a professional services agreement with Betts and Holt pursuant to such terms and conditions as he shall deem advisable, and do any and all things necessary and proper to carry out this Resolution and to fulfill its objects and purposes.
§3. This Resolution shall become effective upon final adoption and signature of the Mayor.
Said Resolution having been read and considered by a quorum of the Board of Aldermen, on motion to adopt by Alderman Elmore Mayfield and seconded by Alderman Jedd Lewis, a record vote was taken and the following result was had:
YEA: ALDERWOMAN GLENDA HOWARD
ALDERMAN JEDD LEWIS
ALDERMAN ELMORE MAYFIELD
ALDERMAN JIM PEARCE
ALDERWOMAN MARIE S. RIGGS
WHEREUPON, the presiding officer declared the above resolution duly adopted in full on this the 5th day of November, 2012.
EMMETT GIBBS, CLERK DAN HOLLINGSWORTH, MAYOR
1td: November 9, 2012