A new contract with the City of Hagerstown's attorneys and contracts to demolish the former West End Market and design picnic pavilions for the Fairgrounds Park were among the items unanimously approved by the Hagerstown City Council on Tuesday as part of its consent agenda.
The city's contract for legal services with the Hagerstown law firm Urner, Nairn and Boyer was extended for three years. The contract was to expire Dec. 31.
According to city records, in 1998 the firm provided 908.5 hours of legal services at a cost of $91,189.50. In the first nine months of 1999 the firm provided 725.5 hours of legal service at a cost of $77,861.35.
This year, the firm is being paid $75 per hour, plus a flat rate of $200 for title examinations and real estate document preparation.