The City Attorney supports the City Council and City organization with legal advice and services. The City Attorney, whose services are retained by the City through a contract relationship, is responsible for the following services.
Providing legal advice and information to the Council and staff;
Preparing legislation and legal documents;
Reviewing contracts, leases and agreements;
Providing legal defense for the City in a manner that minimizes City liability and exposure;
Providing legal advice to the City Council, City Manager, Departments, Boards and Commissions;
Supporting staff in enforcing community standards and codes fairly; and