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File #: R-1-20    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 12/20/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/13/2020 Final action: 1/13/2020
Title: Designating a Resident Agent for Service of Process - For the purpose of designating a resident agent for service of process under certain circumstances; and matters generally relating thereto.
Sponsors: Gavin Buckley
Attachments: 1. R-1-20 First Reader.pdf, 2. R-1-20 SIGNED.pdf

Title

Designating a Resident Agent for Service of Process - For the purpose of designating a resident agent for service of process under certain circumstances; and matters generally relating thereto.

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CITY COUNCIL OF THE

City of Annapolis

 

Resolution 1-20

 

Introduced by Mayor Buckley

 

A RESOLUTION concerning

 

Designating a Resident Agent for Service of Process

 

FOR                     the purpose of designating a resident agent for service of process under certain circumstances; and matters generally relating thereto.

 

WHEREAS,                     pursuant to the Md. Code Annotated, Local Government Article, Section 1-1301 each governmental entity shall have a resident agent who is a resident of the State; a Maryland corporation; or an officer of the governmental entity; and

 

WHEREAS,                     a governmental entity shall designate or change its resident agent by filing for record with the State Department of Assessments and Taxation; and

 

WHEREAS,                     the Office of Law includes the general counsel for the City of Annapolis who is designated as the City Attorney; and

 

WHEREAS,                     the current City Attorney for the City of Annapolis is D. Michael Lyles who qualifies to be resident agent because he is an officer of the governmental entity.

 

NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that the individual to accept service of process for the City of Annapolis is the current City Attorney, D. Michael Lyles. 

 

AND, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that D. Michael Lyles is specifically named as the current resident agent duly authorized to accept service of process for the City of Annapolis.

 

EXPLANATION

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