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Retention of Outside Legal Counsel

Section 3-3

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The retention of outside legal counsel is reserved to the Board. Subject to approval by the Board, the General Counsel may retain outside legal counsel to appear in legal proceedings on his/her behalf or to provide other legal services to the Board. The General Counsel is also authorized to retain hearing officers, arbitrators, mediators, expert consultants and witnesses and court reporters and to authorize payment of fees, expenses and costs related to those retentions. Any actions taken pursuant to this section shall be reported to the Board on a monthly basis.

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