OPINION ISSUED FEBRUARY 3, 1989
H. JOHN ROGERS
No appearance by claimant.
Janet F. Steele, Assistant Attorney general, for respondent.
This claim was submitted for decision based upon the allegations
Notice of Claim and
the respondent's Answer.
Claimant filed this claim in the amount of $3,671.25 for legal
rendered to respondent.
The Answer filed by respondent admits the claim in the amount of
$2,937.00 based upon
approval by the Office of the Attorney General for respondent to
claimant at the rate of
$60.00 per hour. Claimant's invoice indicates that he performed
services for 48 hours. The
original invoice for the legal services was not processed for
before the close of the
proper fiscal year; therefore, the claimant has not been paid. The
respondent admits the validity
of the claim and that there were sufficient funds expired in the
appropriate fiscal year with which
the claim could have been paid.
In view of the foregoing, the Court makes an award in the amount
Award of $2,937.00.