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File #: 2020-180    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/22/2020 In control: Board of Directors
On agenda: 5/27/2020 Final action: 5/27/2020
Title: Ratification and Approval of the Chief Executive Officer's Execution of Contract Recommended for Approval by the Board's Operation and Resources Committee at its May 13, 2020 Meeting
Sponsors: William Wolfson
Indexes: Administration & Compliance, Finance, Office of the Executive
Related files: 2020-161

Title
Ratification and Approval of the Chief Executive Officer's Execution of Contract Recommended for Approval by the Board's Operation and Resources Committee at its May 13, 2020 Meeting

Body
Agenda of: May 27, 2020
Item No.: 2020-180
Amount: N/A

TO: The Honorable
Board of Directors
Great Lakes Water Authority

FROM: Sue F. McCormick
Chief Executive Officer
Great Lakes Water Authority

DATE: May 22, 2020

RE: Ratification and Approval of the Chief Executive Officer's Execution of Contract Recommended for Approval by the Board's Operation and Resources Committee at its May 13, 2020 Meeting

MOTION

Upon recommendation of William M. Wolfson, Chief Administrative and Compliance Officer, the Board of Directors (Board) of the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA), ratifies and approves the CEO's execution of the following item that was recommended for approval by the Board's Operations and Resources (O&R) Committee at its May 13, 2020 meeting:
1. 2020-161 Proposed Change Order No. 4 - GLWA CS-002 "Financial Advisor" (O&R May 13, 2020 Agenda, 7,I.); and
authorizes the CEO to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.
BACKGROUND
The world is in a state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On March 18, 2020, Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued Executive Order No. 2020-15, allowing remote participation in public meetings and hearings for public bodies subject to the Open Meetings Act during the COVID-19 pandemic. This Order allows public meetings of public bodies subject to the Open Meetings Act to be held electronically, including by two-way telephonic conference.
Subsequently, Governor Whitmer issued Stay Home/ Stay Safe Orders which as modified currently run through May 28, 2020.
As a part of its response to this emergency, at its March 20, 2020, meeting, the Board adopted resolution 2020-114 which authorized the Chief Executive Officer (CEO):
[T]o approve non-emergency procurements in e...

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