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  Consent Agenda Item     4. C.    
Regular BOS Meeting
Meeting Date: 03/10/2020  
Submitted For: Jonathan Bearup Submitted By: Betty Hurst, Contracts Administrator
Department: Finance  
Fiscal Year: 2019-2020 Budgeted?: Yes
Contract Dates
Begin & End:
07-01-19 to 06-30-20 Grant?: No
Matching
Requirement?:
No
Fund?: Renewal

Information
Request/Subject
Amendment No. 4 to Professional Services Contract No. 090817 - Law Offices of Steven Jones.
Background Information
On October 10, 2017, the Board of Supervisors approved Professional Services Contract No. 090817 with the Law Offices of Stephen Jones, whereby Mr. Jones provides legal services for indigent citizens as appointed by the Superior Court in Gila County for the period beginning November 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018. The original contract was executed for a not to exceed without written authorization amount of $40,650.

On July 10, 2017, the Board of Supervisors approved Amendment No. 1 to Professional Services Contract No. 090817 with Law Offices of Stephen Jones extending the term of the contract for one additional year, from July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019.

On October 30, 2018, the Board of Supervisors approved Amendment No. 2 to Professional Services Contract No. 090817 with Law Offices of Stephen Jones to increase the contract by $7,500 for the contract term July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019, due to the increase in the number of appointments to Attorney Jones this fiscal year.

On June 4, 2019, the Board of Supervisors approved Amendment No. 3 to Professional Services Contract No. 090817 with Law Offices of Stephen Jones to increase the contract by $27,000 for the contract term July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019, due to the increase in the number of appointments to Attorney Jones this fiscal year; extend the term of the contract for one additional year, from July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020; increase the contract amount by $9,850 for a new total contract amount, not to exceed $58,000 for the contract term July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020; and remove some language from the contract.
Evaluation
Amendment No. 4 to Professional Services Contract No. 090817 increases the contract by $36,000 for the contract term July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020, due to the increase in the number of appointments to Attorney Jones for a new contract amount not to exceed $94,000.
Conclusion
Court Administration wishes to execute Amendment No. 4 to Professional Services Contract No. 090817 with Law Offices of Steven Jones to increase the contract by $36,000 for the contract term July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020, due to the increase in the number of appointments to Attorney Jones this fiscal year; for a new total contract amount not to exceed $94,000 for the contract term July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020.
Recommendation
The Deputy Court Administrator for the Superior Court in Gila County recommends approving Amendment No. 4 to Professional Services Contract No. 090817 with the Law Offices of Stephen Jones to increase the contract by $36,000 for a new total contract amount not to exceed $94,000 for the contract term July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020, due to the increase in the number of appointments to Attorney Jones this fiscal year.
Suggested Motion
Approval of Amendment No. 4 to Professional Services Contract No. 090817 between the Superior Court in Gila County and the Law Offices of Stephen Jones to increase the contract by $36,000 for an amended contract amount not to exceed $94,000 for the remainder of the contract term, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020.

Attachments
Amendment No. 4 to Professional Services Contract No. 090817
Amendment No. 3 to Professional Services Contract No. 090817
Amendment No. 2 to Professional Services Contract No. 090817
Amendment No. 1 to professional Services Contract No. 090817
PSC-No.090817

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