City Attorney

Responsibilies

  • Providing basic advise to the city council and staff
  • Interpreting how the law applies to current or proposed ordinances, policies, programs and activities
  • Prosecuting violations of city ordinances, such as zoning, nuisance or traffic laws
  • Drafting ordinances, resolutions, contracts, agreements, administrative policies, and other legal documents; reviewing rough draft of ordinances and resolutions prepared by city staff
  • Attending meetings and answering inquiries from council members, staff or citizens
  • Generally representing the city in lawsuits initialed by or against the city