City Attorney


The City Attorney is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the council. The council fixes the compensation of the City Attorney. The attorney has the following duties:

  • Prosecute and defend suits for and against the City
  • Advise the Mayor, Council, City Manager, Clerk, and other City officials with respect to legal matters connected with the affairs of the City
  • Attend all City Council meetings
  • Draw all legal documents connected with the affairs of the City
  • Draw proposed ordinances when requested to do so
  • Inspect and pass upon all agreements, contracts, franchises, and other instruments in which the City may be concerned
  • Perform such other duties as may be required of him by virtue of the position as City Attorney