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