Government Contract | Pennsylvania
Code and License Appeals Board

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000467998

Bid Title: Code and License Appeals Board

Agency Bid No. Title: Not Stated

Received Date: 01/25/2016

Close Date: 02/18/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

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Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 02/02/2016 02:00 PM


Specifications include, but are not limited to: the City of Reading City Council created a Code and License Appeals Board to hear and decide matters relating to the Business Privilege Code, the Property Maintenance Code, the Housing Code, the Vending Machine Code and the Solid Waste Code. The City of Reading is seeking proposals from qualified legal professionals to serve as the Solicitor for the Code and License Appeals Board. The selected person will attend appeal hearings and prepare legal decisions on behalf of the Board. In addition, the attorney selected for this role will assist the Board on an as-needed basis including answering Board member questions via email and/or telephone. By ordinance, the Board shall hold a hearing within twenty (20) days of the filing of an appeal and file a written decision within ten (10) days after the appeal hearing. The time-critical decision from each hearing will include written Findings of Fact relevant to the controlling issues and a concise summary discussion with specific references to the provisions of the applicable ordinance. In preparing this document, the Solicitor may rely upon a hearing recording which will be available to the Solicitor immediately after the hearing. Hearings shall be scheduled by the Property Maintenance Manager or his designee with prior consultation with the selected Solicitor. The hearing notifications to applicants and associated administrative matters will be handled by City staff, who will attend the hearing and be authorized to offer such information into the record. Hearings will likely be held after normal business hours in an appropriate conference facility at City Hall and will be conducted in English. It is expected that the duration of the typical hearing will be no more than 20 to 30 minutes. For purposes of efficiency, hearings will be scheduled in sequence. Please provide the following information for each candidate; firms may propose more than one candidate, but they must be separate submittals: 1. Name of and contact details for the proposed Solicitor 2. Legal experience and background, including directly relevant experience in Business Privilege, Property Maintenance, Housing, Vending Machine and/or Solid Waste issues 3. Post-secondary educational history including undergraduate and post-graduate degrees 4. Bar memberships

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Product Code: 96149

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: City of Reading

State: Pennsylvania

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Tammi Reinhart 815 Washington St., Room 2-45, Reading, Pennsylvania, 19601

Phone: 610-655-6207

Fax: 610-655-6427




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