City Attorney

The City Attorney is appointed by the Mayor with confirmation of Council for an indefinite term. The City Attorney is an officer of the City and provides legal counsel to City officials, departments, commissions and boards. The City Attorney also prepares legal documents, ordinances and resolutions pertaining to City business, and represents the City in litigation.


  • Serves as the chief legal adviser of the City Manager, City Council and all other officers, departments, and agencies of the City government in matters relating to their official powers and duties.
  • Represents the City in proceedings in the courts.
  • Performs all services incident to his position which may be required by law or ordinance.