City Attorney

City's Legal Counsel


The office of the City Attorney serves as chief legal adviser to the City Council and the City Manager. The City Attorney serves as general counsel to the City and advises City officers, boards, commissions, and departments.

Responsibilities


Duties of the office include:
  • Preparation of ordinances
  • Drafting and review of contracts
  • Coordination of outside counsel
  • Prosecution of municipal code violations
  • The office cannot give legal advice or provide legal representation to private citizens.

Staff


The office is staffed by two full-time attorneys and a legal assistant.