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PUC approves Port's legal service contract

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by Ken Quintanilla

Guam - The Public Utilities Commission approved the Port Authority's legal contract. The agency is required to obtain PUC approval for any contract it enters into that is more than $1 million. The Commission approved the continuation of the legal services provided by Phillips & Bordallo. 

Since the firm began as legal counsel for the Port back in 2011, they have billed $1.1 million to date.  The Commission approved the contract, which projects that legal fees, which have averaged about $420,000 a year, will be about $720,000 by next year. 

The contract expires in April 2015.

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